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Removing cover to motor

Panasonic mc v5209 upright trying to get to motor and cant seem to remove one side (release kick side). Removed screws and side comes up. Not sure if there is a trick i'm missing.

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  • bk139 Sep 09, 2009

    I'm still having a problem. Are you aware of any available diagrams online that may help?

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You will have to access the motor by removing the entire bottom brush housing and tilting the vac motor shaft out of the housing. Once released you will have a main body and brush housing.
There are visible motor housing screws in the lower portion of the main housing and if I recall there may be twoscrews inside the bag chamber as well

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  • Chemist1961 Sep 09, 2009

    You will have to access the motor by removing the entire bottom brush housing and tilting the vac motor shaft out of the housing. Once released you will have a main body and brush housing.
    There are visible motor housing screws in the lower portion of the main housing and if I recall there may be twoscrews inside the bag chamber as well


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