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Lid won't close. I started to put in a new bag but accidentally took out the plastic insert section the bag should attach to--so when I closed the lid over that, I must have pushed a little too hard. Now it won't com[pletely close! The plastic clasp is intact. Is there anything I can do before having to haul or send it for repair?

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Your supposed to take out the plastic part that holds the bag but the way this unit is designed the lid will not close unless everything is inthere correctly so just make sure evverything in inserted correctly and keep trying! DO you still have your bag holder?

Posted on Jul 19, 2009

  • Rodboy Feb 27, 2011

    Yes it is true the lid will not close without the bag and holder in place. Check the tip that is the latch to see if it broken if not, try reposition it, but if it is broken electorlux has a web site with parts, Most of the parts are low cost except the cord winder which is 142 dollars.

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