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Panasonic vacuum cleaner MC E554

The belt to drive the beater bar has comem off. it appears to be retained by a piece of fabricated wire. i cannot work out how to fit this 'retainer'

can you help?

john crowe

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Wish you had listed your model number, they are all different you know, that wire you refer to I have seen on some models and it is only a belt guide. Should be a slot that it fits into.

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