Introduction

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

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

  2. Grip the attachment and twist it counterclockwise until you hear a click.
    • Grip the attachment and twist it counterclockwise until you hear a click.

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

    • Hold the trimmer upright so it is facing you.

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

    • Apply pressure to pry off the power button.

    • 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.

    • 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.

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

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

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

Conclusion

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

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this guide was created also by nina lovekrist in 2015

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