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

  2. 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.

  3. 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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  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Locate the screws on the handle and remove with a Phillips screwdriver
    • Locate the screws on the handle and remove with a Phillips screwdriver

  8. Carefully separate the plastic case with Plastic Opening Tools
    • Carefully separate the plastic case with Plastic Opening Tools

  9. Your hairdryer should now be disassembled and you should easily be able to see the fan, motor, heating element cover, and internal wiring.
    • Your hairdryer should now be disassembled and you should easily be able to see the fan, motor, heating element cover, and internal wiring.

  10. After disassembly and isolating the button switchboard, locate the small component that is directly connected to the power cord. Desolder the wires using a desoldering wick and a soldering iron. Refer to the soldering page below.
    • After disassembly and isolating the button switchboard, locate the small component that is directly connected to the power cord. Desolder the wires using a desoldering wick and a soldering iron. Refer to the soldering page below.

    • Soldering Skills

Conclusion

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

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