Introduction

This is likely the simplest repair possible for this device. Simply access the shaft lock pin after opening the case.

Image 1/2: Next, unscrew the now exposed collet nut while holding down the shaft lock button. Image 2/2: To remove the collet nut, you may need to use the small open-end wrench provided with the Dremel.
  • Start by removing the housing cap by unscrewing it.

  • Next, unscrew the now exposed collet nut while holding down the shaft lock button.

    • To remove the collet nut, you may need to use the small open-end wrench provided with the Dremel.

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  • Using your hands, carefully remove hanger from casing.

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Image 1/2: The brush caps are spring loaded. Image 2/2: The brush caps are spring loaded.
  • Remove the brush caps (one on each side) by using a flathead screwdriver bit.

    • The brush caps are spring loaded.

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  • Using the Torx 15 screwdriver tip, remove the 5 screws (12.5 mm) that hold the casing together.

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  • Use a plastic opening tool to gently wedge apart the hard plastic threads.

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  • Use your hands to carefully remove the back casing so that none of the components fall out.

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Image 1/1: Remove the damaged shaft lock pin and spring by hand.
  • If the shaft lock pin is not engaging the rotary gear, or if the spring is missing or damaged, it will need to be replaced.

  • Remove the damaged shaft lock pin and spring by hand.

  • Place new shaft lock pin so that the spring functions and the lock engages the rotary gear.

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Conclusion

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

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