Opening the shaver is very easy, using a T8 torx bit, I removed the two screws and the cover can then be carefully removed.
The circuit board and motor assembley are in one piece. You have to lift them out together to avoid damaging the fine copper cable holding them together.
The new battery cost me £8.95 which was cheaper than the £20 – £25 price of a new shaver.
Here is the video from this morning. I hope you find it useful.
In the video, the old battery is in the wrong way, this is because I have already removed it to check for any identification numbers before ordering the replacement. This makes it look that I have installed the new battery the wrong way around, but I haven’t. I had to double check and admit, I confused myself, until I remembered I had already taken out the old one and must have put it back the wrong way without thinking.
If you have any interest in repairing laptop motherboards, you have likely spent many hours watching videos on Youtube. Here the experts with years of experience, are quickly showing how it’s done, with little explanation of what’s really happening.
For the beginner (like me) this can be both fascinating and frustrating. The lack of information aimed at people just starting out, coupled with a steep learning curve is daunting.
Power rails and buck convertors – the penny drops
But, if you watch enough videos the penny drops and things slowly become a little clearer.
Videos on two repair channels really helped me understand why Loius Rossman keeps mentioning PPBUS_G3 HOT in his Macbook repair videos and how buck regulators.