Introduction

This guide will teach you how to replace buttons that are not functioning properly. This will use a screwdriver and a plastic opening tool. There are no hazards involved.

Pull the lid away from the handle.
  • Pull the lid away from the handle.

  • The battery needed is a 9V.

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Gently pull the battery out of the handle.
  • Gently pull the battery out of the handle.

  • Be careful with the wires as they are easily breakable.

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Disconnect the battery by pulling the connector away from it. Positive first
  • Disconnect the battery by pulling the connector away from it.

    • Positive first

    • Negative second

  • When replacing the battery, this order is reversed. Follow these steps to avoid being shocked.

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Gently pull the handle cover off of the device. Pull straight down so that it does not break.
  • Gently pull the handle cover off of the device.

  • Pull straight down so that it does not break.

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Use the plastic opening tool to remove the two yellow covers from the device. When pulling off the back cover, be careful to not lose the buttons as they are not connected to it but they just sit there.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the two yellow covers from the device.

  • When pulling off the back cover, be careful to not lose the buttons as they are not connected to it but they just sit there.

  • This will take a lot of force, so don't hesitate to use some strength.

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Remove the two 3.1 mm Phillips #0 screws.
  • Remove the two 3.1 mm Phillips #0 screws.

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Pull the two halves apart. The components are loose on the inside so be careful not to lose any.
  • Pull the two halves apart.

  • The components are loose on the inside so be careful not to lose any.

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Realign the buttons with the button terminals.
  • Realign the buttons with the button terminals.

  • Red terminal to red button, orange terminal to orange button, yellow terminal to yellow button.

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Conclusion

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

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