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?
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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