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.

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  • 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.

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Image 1/2: Insert your prying tool/metal spudger into the marked area. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/3: Separate the panel one notch at a time.  Listen carefully as you're prying the panel apart and notice each individual notch release. Image 2/3: Separate the panel one notch at a time.  Listen carefully as you're prying the panel apart and notice each individual notch release. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Pull the wires attached to the battery off of the power connectors before completely removing the back panel. Image 2/3: Pull the wires attached to the battery off of the power connectors before completely removing the back panel. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/2: Place the metal spudger tool in the marked area. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/1: Separate the front panel one notch at a time.
  • 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.

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Image 1/3: Locate the power connectors on the bottom of the trimmer, pull them from the base with your spudger. Image 2/3: Locate the power connectors on the bottom of the trimmer, pull them from the base with your spudger. Image 3/3: 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.

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Image 1/2: Be careful when dealing with solder.  The metals will become very hot and can cause damage to skin/clothing. Image 2/2: 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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