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.

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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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. 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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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
  • 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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