Introduction

This guide will walk you through removing the LED from Nerf N-Strike Firestrike. Before you can replace the LED light, you have to remove the casing of the gun, pull out the laser trigger, pull out the laser and wires, and solder off the wires connected to the LED light.

The light is located at the center of the circuit board. Once all of these steps are taken you can remove the LED light.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Remove the seven 10mm black phillips screws from the blaster casing with a #1 Phillips Screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: Keep pulling apart slowly until it separates completely. Be cautious as to not send the internal components flying. Image 2/2: Keep pulling apart slowly until it separates completely. Be cautious as to not send the internal components flying.
  • Slowly pull apart the blaster casing, starting at the battery location.

  • Keep pulling apart slowly until it separates completely. Be cautious as to not send the internal components flying.

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Image 1/2: For reassembly, ensure that all the parts are lined up correctly on the dowels, signified by the four orange boxes. Image 2/2: For reassembly, note the location of the springs as highlighted in the second photo.
  • For reassembly, ensure that the chrome nut gets put back in the proper location, signified by the red box.

  • For reassembly, ensure that all the parts are lined up correctly on the dowels, signified by the four orange boxes.

  • For reassembly, note the location of the springs as highlighted in the second photo.

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  • Remove the 10mm chrome Phillips screw that is holding the battery plate using a #1 Phillips Screwdriver, and remove the battery cover using your hands.

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  • Slide out the two AAA batteries using your fingers.

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  • Remove the laser trigger by grabbing the trigger with your fingers and pulling it up and out.

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Image 1/1: The wire that attaches to the circuit board is also attached to the laser. Be cautious to not pull so hard as to rip out the wire.
  • Gently pull up on the circuit board located near the gun handle until it is separated from the gun.

  • The wire that attaches to the circuit board is also attached to the laser. Be cautious to not pull so hard as to rip out the wire.

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  • Grab the circuit board located at the base of the laser and rotate towards the ammo compartment on the blaster until the guide hole is clear of the guide pin. Then slide the laser assembly out.

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  • Pinch the clips holding the laser beam casing to the circuit board with your fingers. Slide off the casing revealing the LED.

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  • Use a soldering iron to heat up the two connections holding the LED to the circuit board. Remove the LED.

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Conclusion

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

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