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Oreck xl vac

Air flow tube is plugged. I can't get it apart to clean out. It says to press the 2 pins at the base but they don't move when I try to press them, even using a pliers.

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Posted by ddevol on Jun 29, 2008
Air flow tube is plugged. I can't get it apart to clean out. It says to press the 2 pins at the base but they don't move when I try to press them, even using pliers.

Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. The tube going into the motor section is to push the pin and then twisted, the lower part get a dust and dirt build up and sometimes hard to remove, give it a shot of WD-40 @ the top and bottom of the fill tube and then repeat the pus in the tab and twist and it should come loose. There are also in the bigger cities the Oreck stores that you can also bring it to as well. If you have further problems or you do not have the strength to do this, bring it to a local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area and it is only a 5 or 10 minute job to remove the tube and to unclog the vacuum. So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions.

http://www.oreck.com/ Customer Service 1-800-989-3535
Monday thru Friday Hours are: 7:00 am to 7:00 pm CST
Saturday and Sunday Hours Are; 8:00 am to 4:30 pm CST
Thanks, Don the Vac Man
Go Ahead. Use Us.

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