Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the control assembly on your Hot Tools HPK12 flat iron. Make sure your flat iron is unplugged and completely cooled down before beginning.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove round plastic cover near cord base by prying under the side. Flip device and remove other round plastic cover near cord base.
  • Remove round plastic cover near cord base by prying under the side.

  • Flip device and remove other round plastic cover near cord base.

Remove 5.5mm PH1 screw under the plastic cover.
  • Remove 5.5mm PH1 screw under the plastic cover.

  • Make note of washer on screw (outside diameter of 10mm)

Push center pin through to the other side.
  • Push center pin through to the other side.

Remove spring assembly. The open side goes into the recessed area of the iron
  • Remove spring assembly.

  • The open side goes into the recessed area of the iron

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Remove two 3.5mm “J0” screws that attaches  control assembly cover to flat iron base.
  • Remove two 3.5mm “J0” screws that attaches control assembly cover to flat iron base.

Lift upward on the control assembly cover to remove it from the flat iron base.
  • Lift upward on the control assembly cover to remove it from the flat iron base.

Remove dial and switch cover and set aside. Remove dial and switch cover and set aside. Remove dial and switch cover and set aside.
  • Remove dial and switch cover and set aside.

Remove two 6mm “J0” screws that are attached to the flat iron base.
  • Remove two 6mm “J0” screws that are attached to the flat iron base.

Life upwards to remove the backing plate off the flat iron. Life upwards to remove the backing plate off the flat iron.
  • Life upwards to remove the backing plate off the flat iron.

Remove two 4mm “PH0” screws that attach the circuit assembly to the flat iron base.
  • Remove two 4mm “PH0” screws that attach the circuit assembly to the flat iron base.

Conclusion

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

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