Introduction

Use this guide to replace the switch if the device will not turn on when receiving power.

  1. Unplug the device before following this guide.
    • 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.

  2. Gently separate the panel from the device.
    • Gently separate the panel from the device.

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

    • Locate the switch/wire assembly inside the device.

    • Pull back the insulation sleeves to expose the connector heads.

    • Note the color of each wire and the order you remove them.

    • Using a pair of pliers, firmly grip the base of the wire.

    • Be sure to grip where the connector meets the wire and not where the connector covers the switch prong.

    • Pull the wire straight out of the switch.

    • Repeat this step for each wire.

    • Using pliers, pinch tabs at the top and bottom of switch.

    • While pinching the tabs, push the switch until the tabs are on the outside of the device.

    • Remove the switch from the device.

Conclusion

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

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The red light turns on but the disk isnt spinning or heating up and when the out let has power

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