Inleiding

This guide will teach the user how to install a new motor for the device.

  1. Unplug popper.
    • Unplug popper.

    • Remove plastic lid by picking the lid up.

  2. Flip the popper on its side.
    • Flip the popper on its side.

    • Remove the screws on the bottom with the Phillips #2 phillips head screwdriver.

    • There are seven screws on the base. Five screws on the perimeter (12mm Philips #2 screws) and two in the middle (15 mm Philips #2 screws).

    • Remove the base.

    • Save the screws you took out of the bottom in a safe place. They will be needed to reattach the housing to the base.

    • Unscrew the two screws (10 mm Philips #2 screws) from the base.

    • Remove the base and set it aside for now.

    • Locate the power switch connected to the side of the housing.

    • Carefully pinch the sides of the power switch.

    • Push the power button up and out of the housing.

    • Now that the power switch is removed from the housing, you have to remove the wires connected to the power switch.

    • Use the plastic opening tool to gently pry the wires loose from the power switch.

    • The wires should pop easily out from the power switch.

    • Remove the power switch from the device.

    • You can now replace the power switch if necessary.

    • Now that the power switch is disconnected from the popper, you will need to remove the white top.

    • Gently remove the heating component from the popper.

    • Unscrew the four screws (11mm Philips #2 screws) that connect the white top to the housing.

    • Remove the white top from the housing.

    • Save the screws from previous step. You will need them to connect the new housing to the white top.

    • Now that the white top is disconnected from the housing, remove the heating component from inside the device.

    • Unscrew the three screws (10 mm Philips #2 screws) that hold the heating component together.

    • Make sure to keep the screws. You will need them to put the heating component back together.

    • Pull the heating component apart.

    • Locate the fan.

    • Pull the fan off the motor firmly but gently.

    • When you pull the fan off the motor, be careful. Do not pull to hard or you will break the motor.

    • You can now replace the fan.

    • If there is debris stuck in the fan, you can easily clean it out from the fan in this step.

    • Unscrew the two screws (2.5mm #0 Philips screws) that connect the motor to the fan base using the #0 Philips screwdriver.

    • Remember to keep the screws. You will need them to reassemble the popper.

    • Remove the motor from the fan base.

    • Now you will need to un-solder the wires that are connected to the motor.

    • These websites might be helpful: Theoatc Wikipedia

    • Once the motor is un-soldered, you can easily replace the motor. You will need to make sure you attach the wires correctly. This website might be helpful in deciding where the wires connect:How Stuff Works

Conclusie

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

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