Introduction

This requires soldering, so for a quick lesson or just a refresher, check out How to Solder and Desolder Connections.

Image 1/1: Remove the seven 14mm screws from the side of the drill using the PH#0 screwdriver.
  • Be sure the heat gun is unplugged before starting this process.

  • Remove the seven 14mm screws from the side of the drill using the PH#0 screwdriver.

  • You will need a screwdriver extension.

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Image 1/1: Don't try to open the casing just yet.
  • Remove the 8mm screw from underside of barrel using the PH#0 screwdriver.

  • Don't try to open the casing just yet.

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  • Remove the barrel casing on either end by twisting and pulling each side off.

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  • Remove the top casing to reveal inside of drill. You might have to tug a little harder for this one.

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Image 1/1: Screws do not come out of connector.
  • Loosen four screws on the wire connector using the flathead 2.5 screwdriver.

  • Screws do not come out of connector.

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  • Squeeze the tabs on either side of the power switch to remove from the casing.

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  • Remove the black, plastic wire protectors from the end of the power switch.

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Image 1/1: Heating the soldering metal will allow you to pull off the electrical wiring.
  • Use soldering iron to remove the electrical wiring from the power switch. To replace the power switch, solder the new switch onto the wires.

  • Heating the soldering metal will allow you to pull off the electrical wiring.

  • For a brush-up on proper soldering, check out How to Solder and Desolder Connections.

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Conclusion

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

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