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Introduction

When removing the on/off switch of the compressor, you will first need to remove the shroud. The trick to removing the on/off switch is on the underside of the shroud. This is discussed in the guide.

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  • Unscrew the four 1cm long shroud screws using a 6mm Allen Wrench.

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Image 1/2: Do not pull the shroud too far from the compressor. You could damage the on/off switch wiring. Image 2/2: Do not pull the shroud too far from the compressor. You could damage the on/off switch wiring.
  • Remove the plastic shroud from the compressor.

  • Do not pull the shroud too far from the compressor. You could damage the on/off switch wiring.

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Image 1/1: It should come off the pressure switch with ease.
  • Gently pull the wire attached from the pressure switch to the on/off switch.

  • It should come off the pressure switch with ease.

  • Make sure you are pulling the correct wire. The pressure switch could be in a different configuration on your compressor than in the picture.

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Image 1/1: It should be the only wire keeping the shroud from being lifted from the compressor.
  • Gently pull the wire connected from the on/off switch to the motor of the compressor.

  • It should be the only wire keeping the shroud from being lifted from the compressor.

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Image 1/2: Twist 90 degrees in any direction or until the on/off switch prongs are in a vertical position. Image 2/2: When the switch has reached the correct position, you will feel it "click" into place.
  • Twist the On/Off switch from the underside of the shroud.

  • Twist 90 degrees in any direction or until the on/off switch prongs are in a vertical position.

  • When the switch has reached the correct position, you will feel it "click" into place.

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Image 1/1: If the switch is not in the correct position highlighted in the previous step, it will not be easily removed and could damage the shroud.
  • Push the on/off switch from the underside of the shroud until it comes loose.

  • If the switch is not in the correct position highlighted in the previous step, it will not be easily removed and could damage the shroud.

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Conclusion

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

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