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.

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

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

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Hold trimmer towards you as shown in the diagram. Insert your prying tool/metal spudger into the marked area.
  • Hold trimmer towards you as shown in the diagram.

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

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

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

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Hold the trimmer towards you. Place the metal spudger tool in the marked area.
  • Hold the trimmer towards you.

  • Place the metal spudger tool in the marked area.

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Apply gentle pressure and begin prying the front panel.
  • Apply gentle pressure and begin prying the front panel.

  • Separate the front panel one notch at a time.

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

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

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

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

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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.
  • 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.

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Conclusion

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

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4 Comments

Hi, what are the specs on the NiMh battery?

Eric Nguyen - Reply

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

Olivier Lefaux - Reply

Awesome work.very helpful

Himanshu sahrma - Reply

can I use the electric adapter in place of battery?

Avijeet60 - Reply

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