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SwagTron T1 Outer Shell Replacement

What you need

  1. SwagTron T1 Outer Shell Replacement, Back Panels: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Ensure that the SwagTron is off.

    • Turn the SwagTron upside down to see the underside.

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    • Unscrew the eighteen 10mm screws that secure the back panels using a Phillips #2 screwdriver.

    • The screws are tightly in place. It will take effort to screw them out.

    • The panel is still attached to the SwagTron by wires that go to the motherboard.

    • Carefully lift the panels off

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    • Follow the wires from the panels to the motherboard.

    • You may need to cut any zip ties that are holding the wires together.

    • There is one connection on the battery side and three on the other side that must be removed.

    • These connections may be difficult to remove. Try to securely press the connection and pull firmly.

    • Your back panels are now completely removed.

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    • Unscrew the twelve 10mm screws that connect the metal chassis to the top plastic panel.

    • These screws will be low into the SwagTron.

  5. SwagTron T1 Outer Shell Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Turn the SwagTron right side up and slightly lift up the panel.

    • Be careful to not pull too hard because the panel is still attached to the SwagTron by wires.

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    • Turn the SwagTron over and disconnect the wires from the motherboard.

    • Follow the wires to the underside of the SwagTron.

    • Carefully remove the cord and the panel together.

    • All the panels are now free from the SwagTron.

Conclusion

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

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4 Comments

Where did you ind a replacement shell for the Swagtron T1? I need to buy a new one, but can’t seem to find a place to buy it online.

Syd Jensen - Reply

Where can I buy a Swagtron T1 replacement shell?

Syd Jensen - Reply

Syd any luck finding a replacement shell?  I need to order the same kind and cannot find it online.

Craig -

Amazon.com Keyword: CertiCable

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