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Eton FRX3 Dynamo Unit Replacement

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Replace the dynamo unit in the Eton FRX3.

  • Author: Kenneth Sills
  • Time estimate: 15 - 20 minutes
  • Difficulty: Moderate

If the hand crank of the Eton FRX3 isn't working, the dynamo unit may have worn, stripped or ceased gears and will need to be replaced.

Step 1 Dynamo Unit  ¶ 

Remove the four Philips #00 screws securing the dynamo to the case.

Step 1 Dynamo Unit  ¶ 

  • Remove the four Philips #00 screws securing the dynamo to the case.

Step 2  ¶ 

Gently pull the dynamo straight upwards to remove it.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Gently pull the dynamo straight upwards to remove it.

  • The gears and where they are seated on the dynamo, are covered in grease. Try to avoid touching where the gears seat, to keep the new gears as lubricated as possible!