Introduction

This guide will teach you how to replace the motor and will require some soldering.

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  • Remove the comb from the top of the trimmer.

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Image 1/2: Pull the attachment up to remove it from the trimmer. Image 2/2: Pull the attachment up to remove it from the trimmer.
  • Grip the attachment and twist it counterclockwise until you hear a click.

  • Pull the attachment up to remove it from the trimmer.

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Image 1/2: Insert the plastic opening tool in the gap at the top of the power button. Image 2/2: Insert the plastic opening tool in the gap at the top of the power button.
  • Hold the trimmer upright so it is facing you.

  • Insert the plastic opening tool in the gap at the top of the power button.

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  • Apply pressure to pry off the power button.

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Image 1/2: Separate the bezel one clip at a time so that the clips do not break. Image 2/2: Separate the bezel one clip at a time so that the clips do not break.
  • Insert the spudger into the bottom of the gray bezel and begin to gently pry it off.

  • Separate the bezel one clip at a time so that the clips do not break.

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Image 1/2: Pull upward on the top of the inner housing to remove it from the outer casing. Image 2/2: Pull upward on the top of the inner housing to remove it from the outer casing.
  • Insert the spudger in the indicated hole and apply a tilting force to loosen the outer casing.

  • Pull upward on the top of the inner housing to remove it from the outer casing.

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  • Use the tweezers to pull out the inner power button.

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  • Use the plastic opening tool to separate the clip on the right side of the inner housing.

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Image 1/2: Push the inner housing upwards to separate it from the battery casing. Image 2/2: Push the inner housing upwards to separate it from the battery casing.
  • Push the inner housing up and to the right to separate the left clip from the battery casing.

  • Push the inner housing upwards to separate it from the battery casing.

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Image 1/2: Use the tweezers to remove the power switch. Image 2/2: For help with soldering check out the [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/How+To+Solder+and+Desolder+Connections/750|iFixit Soldering Technique Guide].
  • Use the tweezers to hold the wire steady as you unsolder the blue wire from the power switch.

  • Use the tweezers to remove the power switch.

  • For help with soldering check out the iFixit Soldering Technique Guide.

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Image 1/3: Use the tweezers to hold the black wire steady while unsoldering it from the base of the battery. Image 2/3: Using the tweezers, pull on the black wire to remove it from the base of the battery. Image 3/3: Using the tweezers, pull on the black wire to remove it from the base of the battery.
  • Pull up on the motor to remove it from the battery casing.

  • Use the tweezers to hold the black wire steady while unsoldering it from the base of the battery.

  • Using the tweezers, pull on the black wire to remove it from the base of the battery.

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Conclusion

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

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