Introduction

Power cords on appliances such as this can get damaged easily. Instead of throwing it out, consider replacing the cord. As with any other electrical device, a damaged power cord can cause a fire or injury, so this guide can assist in reducing that risk.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: Remove the five Phillips screws from the bottom of the case. Image 2/2: These screws are recessed deep in the device, so a long, thin screwdriver is required.
  • Remove the two rubber feet on the motor side of the device.

  • Remove the five Phillips screws from the bottom of the case.

    • These screws are recessed deep in the device, so a long, thin screwdriver is required.

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  • Remove the two hex-cap screws on the bottom using a pair of pliers.

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Image 1/1: The white cover should lift off with no resistance. If it does not, ensure all screws were removed in previous step.
  • Carefully flip the device right-side-up while grasping the top and bottom pieces.

  • The white cover should lift off with no resistance. If it does not, ensure all screws were removed in previous step.

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Image 1/1: If the sharpener guard does not come off easily, ensure all screws were removed in step 1.
  • Remove the sharpener guard by gently pulling up on it.

  • If the sharpener guard does not come off easily, ensure all screws were removed in step 1.

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  • Carefully lift the entire motor assembly out of the case.

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Image 1/1: These should come off without tools, but will require a fair bit of force. Mark each wire with tape if you are unsure of the wiring layout of the device.
  • Remove the spade connectors from the switch by pulling only on the connector, not the wire.

  • These should come off without tools, but will require a fair bit of force. Mark each wire with tape if you are unsure of the wiring layout of the device.

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  • Disconnect the spade connector on the motor by pulling only on the connector, not the cord.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. Take care to ensure the power connections are connected back to their original location.

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