Question about Electrolux Lux 5500 Canister Vacuum
Was it difficult to replace the cord retractor? How much was the part and where did you get?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
This happens when the spring inside the cord reel fails. The reel can't be fixed, but can be replaced. A Google search for Electrolux parts turned up several sources. Here's a link to one company I have dealt with in the past:
Replacement isn't too difficult if you're comfortable with hand tools and have some patience. Hope this helps and good luck on the repair!
Posted on Nov 22, 2008
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