Introduction

The printer motor is located behind the keyboard, near the middle of the device. To access it, the back panel needs to be snapped off and the printer cartridge taken out. The middle panel needs to be unscrewed, and the motor should be visible.

Parts

No parts required.

Push on the side of the cover, and remove it. Push on the side of the cover, and remove it.
  • Push on the side of the cover, and remove it.

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Remove the batteries.
  • Remove the batteries.

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Unscrew the two 9 mm Phillips #1 screws from the top and bottom. Total: 2 x Screws
  • Unscrew the two 9 mm Phillips #1 screws from the top and bottom.

  • Total: 2 x Screws

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First: To separate the top cover from the body, insert a spudger between the two halves.
  • First: To separate the top cover from the body, insert a spudger between the two halves.

  • Gently twist the spudger until the two halves separate. Do this in multiple spots around the perimeter of the cover to distribute the pressure.

  • DO NOT PULL HALVES APART. There are wired connections inside that must be disconnected before halves can be fully separated.

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Gently separate the two covers, ensuring wires are not taut.
  • Gently separate the two covers, ensuring wires are not taut.

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Gently grasp the ribbon wire and top cover, then gently pull the ribbon wire out of its connection.
  • Gently grasp the ribbon wire and top cover, then gently pull the ribbon wire out of its connection.

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Carefully pinch the top of the connector. Pull perpendicular to the device until the wire is disconnected.
  • Carefully pinch the top of the connector.

  • Pull perpendicular to the device until the wire is disconnected.

  • It may require more force than expected to disconnect the wires.

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Unscrew the three 9 mm Phillips #1 screws shown. Total: 3 x Screws Total: 3 x Screws
  • Unscrew the three 9 mm Phillips #1 screws shown.

  • Total: 3 x Screws

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Remove the motor housing.
  • Remove the motor housing.

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Unscrew the two 3 mm Phillips #1 screws from the motor housing. Total: 2 x Screws
  • Unscrew the two 3 mm Phillips #1 screws from the motor housing.

  • Total: 2 x Screws

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Remove the motor.
  • Remove the motor.

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Conclusion

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

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