Introduction

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

Be sure the heat gun is unplugged before starting this process.
  • 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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Remove the 8mm screw from underside of barrel using the PH#0 screwdriver.
  • 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. Remove the barrel casing on either end by twisting and pulling each side off. Remove the barrel casing on either end by twisting and pulling each side off.
  • Remove the barrel casing on either end by twisting and pulling each side off.

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

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Loosen four screws on the wire connector using the flathead 2.5 screwdriver.
  • 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.
  • 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. Remove the black, plastic wire protectors from the end of the power switch.
  • Remove the black, plastic wire protectors from the end of the power switch.

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Use soldering iron to remove the electrical wiring from the power switch. To replace the power switch, solder the new switch onto the wires.
  • 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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