Introduction

Use this guide to replace your heating element if it has stopped working.

Image 1/1: Place the device on a steady table.
  • Make sure that the device is unplugged and has not been used recently because the extractor head and bowl can be very hot.

  • Place the device on a steady table.

  • Lift and remove the rim.

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  • Twist the bowl clockwise until it is free of the groove and lift to remove.

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  • Firmly grip the extractor head and slowly lift vertically to remove from the device.

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Image 1/2: First, place the device on its side, making sure the switch is not facing down. Image 2/2: Remove the eight 12mm Phillips #02 screws from the base.
  • Unplug the device before following this guide.

  • First, place the device on its side, making sure the switch is not facing down.

  • Remove the eight 12mm Phillips #02 screws from the base.

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Image 1/1: Be sure not to tug at the wires that are still connected.
  • Gently separate the panel from the device.

  • Be sure not to tug at the wires that are still connected.

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Image 1/2: Use care not to snip the wires. Image 2/2: Use care not to snip the wires.
  • Locate the tie strap holding the wires and cut with a pair of scissors.

  • Use care not to snip the wires.

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Image 1/3: Using wire cutters, cut each wire as close to the wire connector as possible. Image 2/3: Cut the wires in both bundles. Image 3/3: To reassemble the cotton candy maker after cutting the wires, follow our [guide|38263|rewiring guide].
  • Make note of the wiring arrangement of each bundle before this step.

  • Using wire cutters, cut each wire as close to the wire connector as possible.

  • Cut the wires in both bundles.

  • To reassemble the cotton candy maker after cutting the wires, follow our rewiring guide.

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Image 1/2: Remove the metal housing. Image 2/2: Remove the metal housing.
  • Remove the six 10mm Phillips #02 screws that secure the metal housing covering the heating element.

  • Remove the metal housing.

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  • Remove the four 9mm Phillips #02 screws that secure the heating element to the rest of the device.

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  • Line up the prongs on the motor shaft with the slots in either side of the hole in the heating element and lift it off the device.

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Conclusion

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

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