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It seems the off/on switch is broken

I've removed the upright handle and found the red off/on switch. If I turn it on with the switch sometimes it comes on and sometimes not. Two questions: (1) how do I take the body apart to get to the switch in order to remove it and (2) where is the best place to get a replacement?

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  • drssomd Jan 21, 2008

    Not exactly the way the tool compartment came off on mine, but still very helpful in helping me know what to look for. There were two screws in the tool compartment, as noted by domvac, but then there were also three VERY recessed screws on the back of the vac, just above where the electric cord is stored. Once those 5 screws were out, the tool storage compartment came right off and the switch was readily accessable.



    Thanks to domvac for the great help.

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Remove the tools from the front of the tool storage. You will find three screws recessed in there, two on the bottom and one at the top. Once removed, the tool compartment will slide out and the switch will be accessable.
You should be able to find a switch in any vacuum repair shop.

NOTE: Some models have FOUR screws. Two on the top and two on the bottom. They should be easy to find.

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