Introduction

If the router isn't working and it is established that the antennas are defective this is the guide for you.

Make sure the antennas are in a straight position, not bent, to remove the black casing. Remove the casing by pulling straight up. This will make unscrewing the antenna easier.
  • Make sure the antennas are in a straight position, not bent, to remove the black casing.

  • Remove the casing by pulling straight up. This will make unscrewing the antenna easier.

Grip antenna at the base and twist counter-clockwise to unscrew it from the device. The base should have a rough feel to it.
  • Grip antenna at the base and twist counter-clockwise to unscrew it from the device. The base should have a rough feel to it.

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Once antenna is completely detached, obtain the new antenna, and place it on device so the threads line up.
  • Once antenna is completely detached, obtain the new antenna, and place it on device so the threads line up.

Screw antenna onto device by twisting the base of the antenna in a clockwise motion until it is tight and does not turn any further.
  • Screw antenna onto device by twisting the base of the antenna in a clockwise motion until it is tight and does not turn any further.

Place the black casing, which was removed in step 1, back onto the base of the antenna to cover up exposed metal.
  • Place the black casing, which was removed in step 1, back onto the base of the antenna to cover up exposed metal.

  • Repeat these steps for other antenna.

Conclusion

After the repairs are made the device should working.

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