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How to Replace the Rear Wheels on a Henry or Hetty Vacuum

What a nuisance it would be if you are vacuuming your home and the wheel on your Henry or his better half Hetty vacuum cleaner breaks and no longer does the wheel spin smoothly.

Well some may think this could be the end but it’s not! You can get a replacement wheel from us here at eSpares and following this extremely simple guide, you’ll have your wheel replaced in no time.

Before you know it you’ll be changing your cleaners wheels as fast as the Formula 1 pit team.

This video shows an example on how to remove or replace the part on a typical machine, some models may be different but the procedure should be similar.

  What You Will Need:

  Step 1 - Removing the Wheel Cap

Remove the wheel cap, this can be removed with a flathead screwdriver or a blunt butter knife...your choice, whichever is closest at hand. With the cap removed you can now unscrew the hub and remove it.

  Step 2 - Replacing the Wheel

Now to replace the old wheel, simply place the new wheel, refit the screw and once secure and in place fit the Hub

  Step 3 - And Repeat

Repeat steps one and two for the other wheel.

Voila you’ve just learnt and successfully replaced the wheels on your Numatic Henry or Hetty vacuum cleaner, now if only changing a car’s wheel was as simple.


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