Introduction

This guide will take you through the process of replacing the power cord on the Black and Decker BV2500 Type 4. Without a power cord that works, the device will not turn on.

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  • Locate and unscrew the six 20 mm Phillips #2 screws in the black plastic casing (clamshell) with a Phillips #2 screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: To remove the clamshell, pull apart starting from the bottom until it is pulled out from the notches. Then slide it out away from the device. Image 2/2: To remove the clamshell, pull apart starting from the bottom until it is pulled out from the notches. Then slide it out away from the device.
  • Using your hands, remove the blower tube and clamshell.

    • To remove the clamshell, pull apart starting from the bottom until it is pulled out from the notches. Then slide it out away from the device.

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Image 1/2: Use your hands to lift off the side of the orange casing with the screws facing you. Image 2/2: Use your hands to lift off the side of the orange casing with the screws facing you.
  • Locate and unscrew the ten 20 mm Phillips #2 screws in the orange casing with a Phillips #2 screwdriver.

  • Use your hands to lift off the side of the orange casing with the screws facing you.

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Image 1/2: Remove the 2 black and white wires with blue casings from the switch. Image 2/2: Using your hands, push in the sides of the switch and slide out the wires.
  • Locate the switch.

  • Remove the 2 black and white wires with blue casings from the switch.

    • Using your hands, push in the sides of the switch and slide out the wires.

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  • Unscrew the two 20 mm Phillips #2 screws that are holding in the power cord (located at the bottom of the leaf hog) with a Phillips #2 screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Use your hands to pull the power cord out of the device with the lead end coming out last. Image 2/3: Use your hands to pull the power cord out of the device with the lead end coming out last. Image 3/3: Use your hands to pull the power cord out of the device with the lead end coming out last.
  • Slide the power cord support off the power cord in the direction of the leads.

  • Use your hands to pull the power cord out of the device with the lead end coming out last.

a better picture of the removal of the power cord would be good. It's hard to see against the background of the internal components.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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