Introduction

This guide will explain how to remove and replace the fuse. You'll be removing the top, back, and side panels to get to it, but once the panels are removed, the fuse can be removed with a simple tug.

Image 1/3: Repeat the process for the opposite panel. Image 2/3: Remove the two 15 mm #2 Phillips screws from the back of the top panel. Image 3/3: Remove the middle 10mm #2 Phillips screw from the back of the top panel.
  • Remove the five 9 mm #2 Phillips screws from the side panel nearest the power button.

  • Repeat the process for the opposite panel.

  • Remove the two 15 mm #2 Phillips screws from the back of the top panel.

  • Remove the middle 10mm #2 Phillips screw from the back of the top panel.

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Image 1/2: Swing the back half of the panel slightly away from the unit. Then, starting at the top back corner, slide plastic opening tool through the created gap from back to front. The panel should pop off. Repeat the process on the opposite panel. Image 2/2: Swing the back half of the panel slightly away from the unit. Then, starting at the top back corner, slide plastic opening tool through the created gap from back to front. The panel should pop off. Repeat the process on the opposite panel.
  • If you do not have a plastic opening tool, you can open the system using your finger. However, if you choose to use your hands, make sure to wear gloves. The panel is very sharp.

  • Swing the back half of the panel slightly away from the unit. Then, starting at the top back corner, slide plastic opening tool through the created gap from back to front. The panel should pop off. Repeat the process on the opposite panel.

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Image 1/1: The process will require the use of moderate force and can be eased by wiggling the ribbon during removal.
  • Looking in through the side nearest the power button, use your fingers to pull the white ribbon connection toward you, away from the rear circuit board.

  • The process will require the use of moderate force and can be eased by wiggling the ribbon during removal.

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Image 1/2: When reassembling the device, reattach the white ribbon wire (Step 3) before replacing the top panel. Image 2/2: When reassembling the device, reattach the white ribbon wire (Step 3) before replacing the top panel.
  • Remove the top panel. You will need to slightly bend the plastic tab outwards, to undo the clasp that is attached to the top.

  • When reassembling the device, reattach the white ribbon wire (Step 3) before replacing the top panel.

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  • Remove the eight 9.5 mm #2 Phillips screws attaching the back to the device.

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Image 1/3: Using both hands, unlock the plastic back panel from the metal clasps (located on the sides of the unit) by pulling the plastic away from the metal. Focus on undoing first one clasp, then the other. Image 2/3: Slide the back panel toward you and off of the unit. Image 3/3: Slide the back panel toward you and off of the unit.
  • With a gentle tug, unplug the red and black cable from the tan circuit board.

  • Using both hands, unlock the plastic back panel from the metal clasps (located on the sides of the unit) by pulling the plastic away from the metal. Focus on undoing first one clasp, then the other.

  • Slide the back panel toward you and off of the unit.

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Image 1/2: Gently pull the fuse out of the metal claps. Image 2/2: Gently pull the fuse out of the metal claps.
  • Looking over the top of the tan and green circuit board, locate the fuse.

  • Gently pull the fuse out of the metal claps.

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Conclusion

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

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2 Comments

What symptoms did fuse failure exhibit?

Any information on stereo decoding and LCD display faults?

Chris Phillips - Reply

Will this fix the dead LCD display? Thanks

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