Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace a defective motor. With only a few steps and a few tools you will be able to open up the device and gain access to the motor. The motor can then be easily swapped out.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Locate the battery at the back of your Dremel. Firmly grasp the battery on both sides and pull. It should easily come out of the battery well.

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  • Remove the ring located around the speed selector switch by pulling apart on either side. This should require very minimal force.

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  • Remove the collar wrench by pushing the gear lock button. Continue to hold this button as you rotate the wrench counter-clockwise until it is removed.

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  • Remove the metal clasp from the battery well. This piece helps hold the plastic shell of the device together. Pry it out by gently applying some force with a screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Now pull apart the plastic shell of the device. If you are not able to, review the previous steps as you may have missed one. Image 2/3: Now pull apart the plastic shell of the device. If you are not able to, review the previous steps as you may have missed one. Image 3/3: Now pull apart the plastic shell of the device. If you are not able to, review the previous steps as you may have missed one.
  • Remove 5 10.5 mm torx screws using t9 bit. (specific head for a screwdriver).

  • Now pull apart the plastic shell of the device. If you are not able to, review the previous steps as you may have missed one.

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Image 1/2: Next remove the clips where the wires connect with the motor. This can be done with your fingers of a pair of pliers Image 2/2: You should then be able to reconnect a new motor and reassemble the device.
  • Remove broken motor. Lift out the motor until you can see where the wire connects to the motor

  • Next remove the clips where the wires connect with the motor. This can be done with your fingers of a pair of pliers

  • You should then be able to reconnect a new motor and reassemble the device.

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Conclusion

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

Shailing Santiago

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Have you ever taken apart the motor? If so how?

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