Introduction

This guide will show you the steps necessary to deconstruct and replace the circuit board for this part.

Insert a nylon or metal spudger under the plastic CHI spring covers. Pry them up to pop them off. Do this for each side. Insert a nylon or metal spudger under the plastic CHI spring covers. Pry them up to pop them off. Do this for each side.
  • Insert a nylon or metal spudger under the plastic CHI spring covers. Pry them up to pop them off. Do this for each side.

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Remove the .53" long screw from the hinge pin.
  • Remove the .53" long screw from the hinge pin.

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Remove the hinge pin.
  • Remove the hinge pin.

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Separate the two halves of the CHI Original.
  • Separate the two halves of the CHI Original.

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Remove the spring pin with a pair of pliers or tweezers. Remove the spring.
  • Remove the spring pin with a pair of pliers or tweezers.

  • Remove the spring.

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Remove (2) .31" Phillips head screws from back cover. Remove cover.
  • Remove (2) .31" Phillips head screws from back cover.

  • Remove cover.

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Gently pull upwards on the connection point and disconnect the power cord.
  • Gently pull upwards on the connection point and disconnect the power cord.

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Remove the (2) .27" Phillips head screws on each half of the CHI Original. Remove the (2) .27" Phillips head screws on each half of the CHI Original. Remove the (2) .27" Phillips head screws on each half of the CHI Original.
  • Remove the (2) .27" Phillips head screws on each half of the CHI Original.

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Remove the covers on both halves. Remove the covers on both halves. Remove the covers on both halves.
  • Remove the covers on both halves.

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Remove (2) .15" Phillips screws from the circuit board.
  • Remove (2) .15" Phillips screws from the circuit board.

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Desolder all points of contact between the circuit board and wires on the ceramic heating elements. Desolder all points of contact between the circuit board and wires on the ceramic heating elements.
  • Desolder all points of contact between the circuit board and wires on the ceramic heating elements.

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Conclusion

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

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