Introduction

Many people can remember having experienced the times when their recliner decided that it doesn't want to work. They may have a recliner that does not recline at all or gets stuck in a reclined position and won't go back to the normal upright position. This guide is needed to help those who wish to save some time and money and perform the repair themselves. This replacement guide may require the assistance of another in order to maneuver the recliner into different positions to access the work area.

Parts

  1. Disconnect the power supply, power adapters, surge protectors, power strip and wall plug from the wall outlet.
    • Disconnect the power supply, power adapters, surge protectors, power strip and wall plug from the wall outlet.

  2. Move the recliner to an open area or work space to have room to walk around it and have room to lean the recliner into different positions as needed to access and perform the work or fix.
    • Move the recliner to an open area or work space to have room to walk around it and have room to lean the recliner into different positions as needed to access and perform the work or fix.

    • Seek assistance or help from another if needed to move the recliner.

  3. Apply pressure by pushing in and turning the screw cover in a counter-clockwise direction in order to remove the cover and expose the screws holding the round power switch to the recliner's housing for the switch. Apply pressure by pushing in and turning the screw cover in a counter-clockwise direction in order to remove the cover and expose the screws holding the round power switch to the recliner's housing for the switch.
    • Apply pressure by pushing in and turning the screw cover in a counter-clockwise direction in order to remove the cover and expose the screws holding the round power switch to the recliner's housing for the switch.

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  5. Remove the four 25.4 mm (or 1 inch) Philips #2 screws using a standard Philips #2 screwdriver or a power drill with a Philips #2 screwdriver bit. Remove the four 25.4 mm (or 1 inch) Philips #2 screws using a standard Philips #2 screwdriver or a power drill with a Philips #2 screwdriver bit.
    • Remove the four 25.4 mm (or 1 inch) Philips #2 screws using a standard Philips #2 screwdriver or a power drill with a Philips #2 screwdriver bit.

  6. Lean the recliner over to expose the 5-prong plug that is at one end of the power switch cable and is also connected to the recliner motor.
    • Lean the recliner over to expose the 5-prong plug that is at one end of the power switch cable and is also connected to the recliner motor.

  7. Disconnect 5-prong plug from the motor unit by pulling it straight up and away from the 5-prong connector on the motor.
    • Disconnect 5-prong plug from the motor unit by pulling it straight up and away from the 5-prong connector on the motor.

  8. Lastly, pull the power switch  out of its housing for replacement. Test to make sure the recliner now works as expected and confirm that the functionality has been restored and that the issue has been resolved. Test to make sure the recliner now works as expected and confirm that the functionality has been restored and that the issue has been resolved.
    • Lastly, pull the power switch out of its housing for replacement.

    • Test to make sure the recliner now works as expected and confirm that the functionality has been restored and that the issue has been resolved.

Conclusion

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

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