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Offline drshaws

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DC15 - The Gimble Lock Arm - Mine Broke
« on: February 05, 2013, 02:54:15 AM »
Hello Forum.
Recently, the Gimble Lock Arm (part 909984-02) on our DC15 broke - specifically the little extra nub of plastic that helps keep the vac from tipping too far while in use.

I can readily get the part online - however, I am not a vacuum repair man.  However, I'd like to think I'm somewhat handy (can swap RAM in a computer, can change my own oil, etc.).

Is attempting to change this part out myself worth trying? Or am I in over my head. All I've been able to find are blown-out schematics online - no real how-to literature for this model.

Thanks for any info you can provide.

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Re: DC15 - The Gimble Lock Arm - Mine Broke
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2013, 09:34:26 AM »
Without wanting to seem pedantic, that is more usually 909984-01.

There is no service information freely available for the DC15 as you say.

Hopefully one of the chaps here will have worked on a DC15 recently and be able to give you some pointers.

I don't see why it should cause too many problems if you are practically inclined. Some people photograph the disassembly procedure as they go so they have a rebuild reference. If you do that, do post the pics here afterwards.  :thumbsup:



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