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Accessing motor Miele Flamenco II

Hello, Read your previous posting. My vac stopped working. I am trying to get a look inside to see if the cord is detached or if motor is dead. Do I need to remove the top ( red) cover? The foot control panel (black) is already off. I am worried about breaking the hinges and popping those little springs? Thank you.

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I had the same thing happen to my S251. Open up the vac. There is a third hidden screw in the groove where the accessory door is hinged. It's really well hidden, use a flashlight. Once its open, you'll have access to the power cord and you can test its conductivity. I didn't really believe it could be something as pedestrian as that, but the retractable power cord takes a lot of abuse, and eventually it fails. Replaced mine and the vac works great.

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