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How do I get access to the power switch?

The issue is how to open up the cleaner, to replace the switch. It seems to use pentagonal hex nuts (maybe 3mm dia) at the bottom of the slenderest access tube - no hope at all of my master-craftsman's magic-tool kit getting to these, so I have chiselled out the plastic around the push button switch, and now I have to drill out the switch itself.

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