Introduction

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

Unplug the device before following this guide. First, place the device on its side, making sure the switch is not facing down.
  • 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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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.

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Locate the switch/wire assembly inside the device.
  • Locate the switch/wire assembly inside the device.

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

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Note the color of each wire and the order you remove them. Using a pair of pliers, firmly grip the base of the wire.
  • 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.

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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.
  • 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.

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Remove the switch from the device. Remove the switch from the device.
  • Remove the switch from the device.

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Conclusion

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

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