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Ionic breeze quadra

Wire broke and it doesn't work

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  • TuffKitten Apr 22, 2009

    OH JOY! I just KNEW the answer to this issue would be along those lines. I wonder where I could take it to have it fixed. It's still under "warranty" which does me a fat lot of NO GOOD now that SI is BK. The place that is handling SI's warranties won't honor original manufacturer's warranty... only if you purchased extended and WHO DOES THAT????!!!!

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If you are talking about the 2 thin wires inside the unit, it can be fixed if you are good with taking things apart. You have to do an almost complete tear-down of all the internal components (many hidden screws). You can replace the broken wire with a .009 or .008 gauge E string for an electric guitar. This can be found at a local musical instrument store. The string must be cut to almost the exact length. The wire has a spring tension mount on a small circuit board. If the replacement wire is too long, there will be too much slack, too short and you will not be able to put it back together. I did this and it took me hours. I removed about 80 screws to disassemble it.

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