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The trimmer tool on my 8585 does not park in its correct place and fouls the swivel head.....can any one say how to split the shaver apart??
theres 2 small screws under the cutter but removing them doesnt allow any access .....

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  • mike_bran Sep 21, 2008

    Actually an 8985 but I imagine same thing, the trimmer has come out and wont click back in

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Look at the bottom of the shaver where the AC cord plugs in. Carefully pry the small black piece of plastic out of the base. Once you have this out, the two chrome side pieces will fall off, and you can split the shaver in half to expose its inner workings.

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