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Electrolux 6500 can't open canister

Can't get rear compartment open. Peeled back rubber trim strips ... only to reveal white plastic "I-beam" strip. How to proceed? (My main problem is a cord that won't rewind) Thanks very much for your time Tom

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  • Anonymous Jun 19, 2008

    how do you acess the power cord in an electrolux 6500 cannister

  • Anonymous Aug 18, 2008

    Same problem. Cord will not rewind

  • Anonymous Aug 24, 2008

    How do I open cannister to change defective rear wheel? I have removed gray bumper down to white plastic. Do I some how remove this white plastic, or is there another way to get it apart?

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This is what I used to open my vac... Note - the white plastic strips under the bumper clips into the case at the front end (to help these instructions, you may also want to put a thin flat blade screw driver between the white plastic strip and the case, @ the inboard most point)...

If you want to open the machine, the two bumpers on either side, that say ELECTROUX hold the egg shell together. This is the process....
1. remove the bag, leave the bag cover open
2. lay the vacuum on its side on the floor with the bag cover to your right hand side.
3. place screw driver blade flat against the bumper on the opposite end from the bag cover, near the cordwinder cover, strike the screw driver firmly with a hammer, this will unlock the bumper and it will slide off toward the bag end of the machine.
4. turn the vacuum onto the other side, and follow the same process.
5. after both bumpers are removed you can get into the vacuum.

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