Introduction

Are you going to throw away your expensive massage pillow just because the heater is broken? Here is a simple guide to replace your broken heater so that your massage pillow can work again.

Disconnect the power plug located on the back of the massage pillow. Please do this step carefully in order to avoid electric shock.
  • Disconnect the power plug located on the back of the massage pillow.

    • Please do this step carefully in order to avoid electric shock.

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Unzip the cover. You can locate the zipper at the back of the massage pillow. Take out the pillow so that you can manage the heater completely.
  • Unzip the cover. You can locate the zipper at the back of the massage pillow.

  • Take out the pillow so that you can manage the heater completely.

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Use a Phillips JIS #1 screwdriver to remove the screw at the center of the heater.
  • Use a Phillips JIS #1 screwdriver to remove the screw at the center of the heater.

    • The screw is 8.0mm.

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Remove the entire heater from the pillow. You can see a green circuit board after removing the heater.
  • Remove the entire heater from the pillow.

  • You can see a green circuit board after removing the heater.

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Using the Phillips JIS #1 screwdriver, remove the three screws circled in the picture.
  • Using the Phillips JIS #1 screwdriver, remove the three screws circled in the picture.

    • All three screws are 8.0mm, which are the same size as the previous one. They are interchangeable.

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Now you can take out the circuit board. There will be two wires attached to the circuit board.
  • Now you can take out the circuit board. There will be two wires attached to the circuit board.

    • If you prefer, you can clean the circuit board gently with dry tissues to remove the sticky lubricant.

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Use the pry bar to separate the wire from the white main board.
  • Use the pry bar to separate the wire from the white main board.

    • Before prying, check if you removed the power plug from the outlet and the massage pillow.

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Using your soldering station, remove the wires from the circuit board.
  • Using your soldering station, remove the wires from the circuit board.

  • Now, you can separate the circuit board completely to replace with a new heater.

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Conclusion

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

Yuchen Li

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