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Hair Dryer Power Supply Replacement

What you need

  1. Hair Dryer Power Supply Replacement, Nozzle: step 1, image 1 of 2 Hair Dryer Power Supply Replacement, Nozzle: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the black air concentrating nozzle by gently twisting and pulling the nozzle.

    • If nozzle is not attached, skip to next step.

  2. Hair Dryer Power Supply Replacement, Grating: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Using a screwdriver, remove the screw located underneath the air concentrating nozzle. This screw attaches the hair dryer body to the hair dryer grating.

    • For most hair dryers, use a Phillips #1 screwdriver. For hair dryers with smaller screws, consider using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  3. Hair Dryer Power Supply Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Detach the hair dryer grating from the body by gently twisting the grating from side to side.

  4. Hair Dryer Power Supply Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Separate the hair dryer grating into the three pieces seen in the image.

  5. Hair Dryer Power Supply Replacement, Power Supply: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Locate the screws on the handle and remove with a Phillips screwdriver

  6. Hair Dryer Power Supply Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Carefully separate the plastic case with Plastic Opening Tools

  7. Hair Dryer Power Supply Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Your hairdryer should now be disassembled and you should easily be able to see the fan, motor, heating element cover, and internal wiring.

  8. Hair Dryer Power Supply Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • 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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One Comment

Will this work on damaged cord near the end of hair dryer? The hair dryer is great shape just the cord that needed to be stripped to get rid of damaged part then cut then wired again.

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