Introduction

The following guide will give you step by step instructions on how to replace your volume dial effectively.

Remove 4 (14mm) screws from the underside of the device./A screwdriver should be included in this step because the 14mm screws should be removed.
  • Remove 4 (14mm) screws from the underside of the device./A screwdriver should be included in this step because the 14mm screws should be removed.

  • Make sure the clock is unplugged and the battery is removed before tampering with the device./Make this step a caution note and change the color to make the caution note a separate color.

Use the opening tool to pry apart edge of the top and side portions of the device./A reader might not know what the opening tool  is. Maybe mention a more universal tool in this step.
  • Use the opening tool to pry apart edge of the top and side portions of the device./A reader might not know what the opening tool is. Maybe mention a more universal tool in this step.

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Carefully separate device by gently pulling up on the top of the clock/radio/No edits  necessary Use caution when pulling top of clock of as the clock display is located directly behind the face plate and still connected by multiple wires./Make a caution note of this step. Also make this note a different color.
  • Carefully separate device by gently pulling up on the top of the clock/radio/No edits necessary

  • Use caution when pulling top of clock of as the clock display is located directly behind the face plate and still connected by multiple wires./Make a caution note of this step. Also make this note a different color.

To remove the motherboard, gently pull apart the sides of the device./No edits necessary. Do not pull hard on the motherboard, as it is still connected by multiple wires inside the device./Make this a caution note and make the note a different color.
  • To remove the motherboard, gently pull apart the sides of the device./No edits necessary.

  • Do not pull hard on the motherboard, as it is still connected by multiple wires inside the device./Make this a caution note and make the note a different color.

  • Be careful of sharp pieces./Make this a caution note and make the note a different color.

  • It would be helpful, although not necessary, to have someone helping out with this step./Make this step a different color from the step above.

Remove volume dial by pulling it off the motherboard. This can take a little force to remove./No edits necessary. Remove volume dial by pulling it off the motherboard. This can take a little force to remove./No edits necessary.
  • Remove volume dial by pulling it off the motherboard. This can take a little force to remove./No edits necessary.

Conclusion

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

thanks for the great instructions. a few notes: it seems the “edit” comments were all left in above (“no edits necessary” and the stuff about highlighting parts of it). after step 3, there wasn’t instructions about removing the two screws from the motherboard, before step 4.

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