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Introduction

If your hair dryer's nozzle is overheating, this guide will show you how to replace the heat shield.

Parts

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  1. Conair Infiniti Pro Model 259NP Heat Shield Replacement, Back Panel: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Caution: Unplug the hair dryer before attempting this guide. Leaving the device plugged in may result in electrocution and damage to the device.

    • Hold the hair dryer by the handle so that the back panel faces up.

  2. Conair Infiniti Pro Model 259NP Heat Shield Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 Conair Infiniti Pro Model 259NP Heat Shield Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the two 15.875 mm Phillips #2 screws from the back panel.

  3. Conair Infiniti Pro Model 259NP Heat Shield Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 3 Conair Infiniti Pro Model 259NP Heat Shield Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 3 Conair Infiniti Pro Model 259NP Heat Shield Replacement: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Starting from where the cord attaches to the handle, pull apart the two plastic panels.

    • Continue separating the back panel, working along the seam.

    • With moderate force, completely remove the back panel from the hair dryer.

  4. Conair Infiniti Pro Model 259NP Heat Shield Replacement, Fan Motor Assembly: step 4, image 1 of 2 Conair Infiniti Pro Model 259NP Heat Shield Replacement, Fan Motor Assembly: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Hold the hair dryer by the nozzle so that the handle points to the left.

    • Remove the two 1-inch Phillips #2 screws from the back of the fan motor.

  5. Conair Infiniti Pro Model 259NP Heat Shield Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 3 Conair Infiniti Pro Model 259NP Heat Shield Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 3 Conair Infiniti Pro Model 259NP Heat Shield Replacement: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • Caution: If you recently used the hair dryer, wait at least 10 minutes before attempting this step. The heating element may still be very hot and can cause serious burns.

    • Pull on the back of the fan motor to gently lift the motor out of the hair dryer.

    • Lift the attached electrical wiring and heat shield completely out of the hair dryer.

  6. Conair Infiniti Pro Model 259NP Heat Shield Replacement, Heat Shield: step 6, image 1 of 3 Conair Infiniti Pro Model 259NP Heat Shield Replacement, Heat Shield: step 6, image 2 of 3 Conair Infiniti Pro Model 259NP Heat Shield Replacement, Heat Shield: step 6, image 3 of 3
    • If you recently used the hair dryer, the heating element may still be hot! Do not attempt this guide, you may severely burn yourself.

    • Hold the heating element with the wider end facing upward.

    • Gently pull the heating element out of the heat shield.

  7. Conair Infiniti Pro Model 259NP Heat Shield Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Gently pull the heat shield out of its sheath.

Conclusion

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

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