Introduction

When the battery dies completely and no longer holds a charge, this guide will illustrate the proper way of removing the battery for replacement. CAUTION. Please do not throw away the dead battery in the trash. See a proper disposal center for any handling of dead batteries.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Remove the comb from the top of the trimmer.
    • Remove the comb from the top of the trimmer.

  2. Place your thumb underneath the blade and push upward to remove it.
    • Place your thumb underneath the blade and push upward to remove it.

    • Hold trimmer towards you as shown in the diagram.

    • Insert your prying tool/metal spudger into the marked area.

    • Apply gentle pressure and begin prying open the back panel.

    • Separate the panel one notch at a time. Listen carefully as you're prying the panel apart and notice each individual notch release.

    • Pull the trimmer apart using your hands once the panel is at least halfway apart.

    • Pull the wires attached to the battery off of the power connectors before completely removing the back panel.

    • Hold the trimmer towards you.

    • Place the metal spudger tool in the marked area.

    • Apply gentle pressure and begin prying the front panel.

    • Separate the front panel one notch at a time.

    • Pull the trimmer apart using your hands once the panel is at least halfway apart.

    • Face the battery towards you.

    • Locate the power connectors on the bottom of the trimmer, pull them from the base with your spudger.

    • Grab the battery by its sides, pull it upwards out of the base of the trimmer.

    • Locate the connection between the blue wire and the battery. Melt the solder and completely remove the battery.

    • Be careful when dealing with solder. The metals will become very hot and can cause damage to skin/clothing.

Conclusion

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

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10 Comments

Hi, what are the specs on the NiMh battery?

Eric Nguyen - Reply

NiMh AA 1650 mAh 1.2V rechargeable battery. Search Amazon.com for philips norelco qt4022 battery. One result is UPC 737212062822

galligant -

I think you can simply use a AA battery, 1.2V

Olivier Lefaux - Reply

Note: AA Alkaline battery is 1.5V and not rechargeable.

galligant -

Awesome work.very helpful

Himanshu sahrma - Reply

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