Introduction

The SodaStream Source is battery operated. But If you are experiencing trouble with yourdevice, and you have replaced the battery, it could be the microchip needs to be replaced. This guide will assist you in removing the carbonation block to access the microchip and replace it.

Remove the soda bottle and the CO2 canister from the machine. Remove the soda bottle and the CO2 canister from the machine. Remove the soda bottle and the CO2 canister from the machine.
  • Remove the soda bottle and the CO2 canister from the machine.

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Pull the outer cover away from the front of the device. Pull the outer cover away from the front of the device.
  • Pull the outer cover away from the front of the device.

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Firmly pull the front cover off. This piece is difficult to remove and requires force.
  • Firmly pull the front cover off.

  • This piece is difficult to remove and requires force.

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Remove the 9.1 mm screw from the microchip.
  • Remove the 9.1 mm screw from the microchip.

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Wedge the plastic spudger between the microchip and the glue dot until the glue pops off. Wedge the plastic spudger between the microchip and the glue dot until the glue pops off. Wedge the plastic spudger between the microchip and the glue dot until the glue pops off.
  • Wedge the plastic spudger between the microchip and the glue dot until the glue pops off.

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  • Use the spudger to lift the edge of the wire and pull the wire out of the microchip.

    • Use an ESD tool such as a nylon spudger when working with potentially dangerous electronics.

  • While reconnecting the wires, you will need a hot glue gun to reattach the wire ends to the new chip.

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Conclusion

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

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