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The pull cord on my power clean 418 ZE is jammed and won't retract.

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SOURCE: Electrolux Lux 7000 retractable power cord

The trim pieces along the sides just pull off seperating the two housings. The back portion where the retract drum is is held by two plastic tangs on top inside. use a screwdriver to pry the ring down to dislodge the tangs. the bottom part will lift off. remove the front part using two screws just below the hinge. the retract has a long coil spring wound around a free spinning hub. there are two "tangs" inside that engage a ratchet-pawl assembly. you'll need to rotate the drum to rewind the spring onto its hub.

Posted on Aug 20, 2007

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SOURCE: kenmore canister vacuum retractable cord jammed

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SOURCE: Simplicity mode l8526L pull cord wont retract

The retractor has failed. You will have to disassemble the machine, find the retractor and repair/replace it.

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