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The cord won't rewind anymore.

Hi, Could you please help me. The cord is not retracing anymore and I have been trying to fix it without any luck. Is there a mechanism to reload it or what can I do. Please let me know if you have any ideas. The cleaner is fairly new and works otherwise. Would really appreciate any suggestions Thanks in advance Fredrik Andersson

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All these rewinds are a pain! the rewind mechanism is a spring-loaded coil. fault is possibly that the cable is jammed and you may be able to free it by gently tugging and releasing. otherwise there is a problem with the spring and that is not worthwhile repairting

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