Introduction

Electric toothbrushes are powered on by a small on/off switch located on the outer case of the toothbrush handle. The on/off switch signals the circuit board to power the motor. If you press the power button and the toothbrush doesn't power on, most likely the power button needs to be replaced.

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Using the pliers, rotate the head base 90 degrees counterclockwise and remove core from the handle. Using the pliers, rotate the head base 90 degrees counterclockwise and remove core from the handle. Using the pliers, rotate the head base 90 degrees counterclockwise and remove core from the handle.
  • Using the pliers, rotate the head base 90 degrees counterclockwise and remove core from the handle.

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Locate the 4 terminals connecting the power button to the circuit board.
  • Locate the 4 terminals connecting the power button to the circuit board.

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Desolder the 4 terminals and remove the old button. Remove as much of the old solder as possible. Remove as much of the old solder as possible.
  • Desolder the 4 terminals and remove the old button.

  • Remove as much of the old solder as possible.

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Attach the new button by soldering the 4 terminals with new solder.
  • Attach the new button by soldering the 4 terminals with new solder.

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Conclusion

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

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