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Injury may result if this procedure is not followed properly. Use caution and follow all warnings.
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Introduction

Use this guide to replace the rechargeable battery in the Philips Norelco 5801XL. The steps should be followed exactly as listed in the guide. Some soldering skills are required. Be sure to handle with care. For help with soldering: click here.

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  • Using a T8 torx screwdriver, remove both 2mm T8 screws.

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Image 1/2: Carefully pull the housing apart. Image 2/2: Carefully pull the housing apart.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, separate the front housing from the back housing.

  • Carefully pull the housing apart.

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Image 1/3: Pry from the inside of the bracket towards the outside of the housing to remove it. Image 2/3: Pry from the inside of the bracket towards the outside of the housing to remove it. Image 3/3: Pry from the inside of the bracket towards the outside of the housing to remove it.
  • Remove the plastic bracket using a plastic opening tool.

  • Pry from the inside of the bracket towards the outside of the housing to remove it.

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Image 1/1: Remove the bracket. It will pull straight out.
  • Remove the two T8 2mm Philips screws holding onto the bracket over the charge port.

  • Remove the bracket. It will pull straight out.

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  • Push in the charge port using the plastic opening tool.

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Image 1/1: Do not break the contacts connecting the board to the motor.
  • Lift the circuit board upwards and fold it towards the head of the razor.

  • Do not break the contacts connecting the board to the motor.

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Image 1/3: Straighten the battery contacts and pull them through the opposite side of the circuit board. Image 2/3: Straighten the battery contacts and pull them through the opposite side of the circuit board. Image 3/3: Straighten the battery contacts and pull them through the opposite side of the circuit board.
  • Desolder the contacts where the battery connects to the circuit board.

  • Straighten the battery contacts and pull them through the opposite side of the circuit board.

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Conclusion

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

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