Before disassembly, make sure that the device is unplugged.
  • Before disassembly, make sure that the device is unplugged.

  • Unscrew the two 17.83 mm black screws located on the handle.

Separate the shell from the main component.
  • Separate the shell from the main component.

  • Make sure that the each piece is free from debris.

Continue to pull the components apart. For reassembly, put the silver encasing on before the the black cover. For reassembly, put the silver encasing on before the the black cover.
  • Continue to pull the components apart.

  • For reassembly, put the silver encasing on before the the black cover.

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Locate the thermal cutout under the coils of the heating element.
  • Locate the thermal cutout under the coils of the heating element.

Test the thermal cutout for continuity using the multimeter.
  • Test the thermal cutout for continuity using the multimeter.

  • Make sure the multimeter is set to 200 ACV and bring the probes toward the thermal cutout.

  • If the numbers on the multimeter continue to change, the circuit is closed and properly functioning.

  • If the multimeter reads a consistent number, the circuit is opened and the thermal cutout needs to be replaced.

To replace the thermal cutout, use the spudgers to extract the object.
  • To replace the thermal cutout, use the spudgers to extract the object.

  • To remove, wedge it back and forth until it comes free.

  • You do not need to take out the gold piece, only the thermal cutout.

Replace the old thermal cutout with a new thermal cutout by snapping it into place.
  • Replace the old thermal cutout with a new thermal cutout by snapping it into place.

Conclusion

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

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