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How on God's green earth do I open the Fantom 12 amp to fix the beater brush belt?

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How on God's green earth
Posted by rickiman on July 15, 2008
How on God's green earth do I open the Fantom 12 amp to fix the beater brush belt?
Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. There are probably 2 ways to get @ the belt, usually there are screws, clips or levers on the bottom side of the bottom plate and once they are removed you should be able to get @ the belt, if not then the top cover should come off and then you should be able to get @ the belt. At this point you should be able to get @ the belt to change it. #2. you can always refer to your Fantom owner’s manual for additional information. 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.

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Thanks, Don the Vac Man
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Posted on Jul 16, 2008

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