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Drill Master Heat Gun Heating Coil Replacement

If you're confident in your repair skills, use this guide to replace the heating coil in the heart of your heat gun.

  • Author: Mikayla Kim
  • Time estimate: 45 minutes - 1 hour
  • Difficulty: Difficult

If you're confident in your repair skills, use this guide to replace the heating coil in the heart of your heat gun.

Step 1 Heating Coil  ¶ 

Be sure the heat gun is unplugged before starting this process.

Step 1 Heating Coil  ¶ 

  • Be sure the heat gun is unplugged before starting this process.

  • Remove the seven 14mm screws from the side of the drill using the PH#0 screwdriver.

  • You will need a screwdriver extension.

Step 2  ¶ 

Remove the 8mm screw from underside of barrel using the PH#0 screwdriver.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the 8mm screw from underside of barrel using the PH#0 screwdriver.

  • Don't try to open the casing just yet.

Step 3  ¶ 

Remove the barrel casing on either end by twisting and pulling each side off. Remove the barrel casing on either end by twisting and pulling each side off. Remove the barrel casing on either end by twisting and pulling each side off.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Remove the barrel casing on either end by twisting and pulling each side off.

Step 4  ¶ 

Remove the top casing to reveal inside of drill. You might have to tug a little harder for this one.

Step 4  ¶ 

  • Remove the top casing to reveal inside of drill. You might have to tug a little harder for this one.

Step 5  ¶ 

Remove the plastic casing from the end of the barrel.

Step 5  ¶ 

  • Remove the plastic casing from the end of the barrel.

Step 6  ¶ 

Remove the metal casing from the heating element.

Step 6  ¶ 

  • Remove the metal casing from the heating element.

Step 7  ¶ 

Slowly remove the heat resistant wrapping from the heating element.

Step 7  ¶ 

  • Slowly remove the heat resistant wrapping from the heating element.

  • Be careful here - the wrapping can be easily torn!

Step 8  ¶ 

Use the angled tweezers to remove the heating coil end from the input point. Use the angled tweezers to remove the heating coil end from the input point.

Step 8  ¶ 

  • Use the angled tweezers to remove the heating coil end from the input point.

Step 9  ¶ 

Remove the heating coil by unraveling it from the heating element.

Step 9  ¶ 

  • Remove the heating coil by unraveling it from the heating element.

  • To replace, you'll need to re-wrap a new wire around the coil and attach it to the wires at the bottom (see Step 8).