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Cannot disconnect the wand from the power cleaner

The small lever attachment to step on and depress the holding pin is broken. I need the part you screw on to the wand. I can't find any parts anywhere. I had to buy a new hose a little while back. THis is getting rediculous.

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Looks like you will have to replace the quick disconnect asm. part # 38646086, you should be able to order this thru a shop that repairs Hoovers. If this is less then 1 year, then it is under warranty. You can call Hoover's 1-800 #. should be in your owner manual and on the metal tag on the cannister to find out where you can get part.

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