Identify the black air concentrating nozzle.
  • Identify the black air concentrating nozzle.

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Remove the black air concentrating nozzle by gently twisting and pulling the nozzle.
  • Remove the black air concentrating nozzle by gently twisting and pulling the nozzle.

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Using a screwdriver, remove the screw located underneath the air concentrating nozzle. This screw attaches the hair dryer body to the hair dryer grating.
  • Using a screwdriver, remove the screw located underneath the air concentrating nozzle. This screw attaches the hair dryer body to the hair dryer grating.

  • The purpose of this guide is to demonstrate the repair steps for a generic hair dryer. We do not specify screw sizes because screw sizes can differ between hair dryers. For most hair dryers, use a Phillips #1 Screwdriver. For hair dryers with smaller screws, consider using a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

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Detach the hair dryer grating from the body by gently twisting the grating from side to side.
  • Detach the hair dryer grating from the body by gently twisting the grating from side to side.

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Separate the hair dryer grating into the three pieces seen in the image.
  • Separate the hair dryer grating into the three pieces seen in the image.

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Using a Phillips #1 Screwdriver, remove the screws located on the hair dryer handle.
  • Using a Phillips #1 Screwdriver, remove the screws located on the hair dryer handle.

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Using a plastic opening tool, carefully remove the front face of the hair dryer plastic case.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, carefully remove the front face of the hair dryer plastic case.

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The hair dryer is now  disassembled. The fan, motor, heating element cover, and internal wiring are exposed.
  • The hair dryer is now disassembled. The fan, motor, heating element cover, and internal wiring are exposed.

    • Identify the turbo button.

    • Identify the button switchboard.

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Gently pull the turbo button away from the hair dryer body.
  • Gently pull the turbo button away from the hair dryer body.

    • If the turbo setting is still not working after you replace the switchboard, consider using soldering techniques to replace the turbo button .

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Gently pull the button switchboard away from the hair dryer body.
  • Gently pull the button switchboard away from the hair dryer body.

  • Using a desoldering wick and a soldering iron, desolder the wires.

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Conclusion

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

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