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To change the battery on an old Remington RS 4843 shaver

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The Remington ES-1000 was probably the best slot-head shaver ever made by Remington. I cannot believe that the market demand was so low as to prompt a cancellation of production. I believe that the production run was limited to about 4 years or so. I have 8 of these shavers and keep a couple old Remington slot heads around as well. The ES-1000 was not perfect. The batteries were way too small and stressed so battery life was poor.You could not buy individual blades as you could with past Remington slot-head units.Also, the edge of the head was too exposed and sharp and when used for body shaving would tend to cut the skin.Slot-head shavers are superior for body shaving and for skin that is suseptible to shaving bumps.They are also great for young men that are prone to ingrown hairs.My guess is that the Norelco 3 head has taken it's place. Those shavers actually use 3 small slot heads. Rumor has it that shavers.com is trying to have a new slot head manufactured in Asia.

Posted on Mar 02, 2008

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I have the .PDF file from remington for disassembling your shaver for you. Also this model is known for poor battery life and I recommend replacing the NiCd batteries with Lithium Ion batteries of the same size. This will give you much more shave time and 10 time the number of recharge cycles. Post me an E-mail address where you want me to sent the instructions to you or you can just E-mail me and request the instructions and I will attach the .PDF to my reply letter ( geokohler@gmail.com). If you enclose your number I will call you for free and walk you through the process.
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Posted on Jul 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Remington M8221 Help

STEPS

• Thoroughly clean the razor cutter area
• Pull off (straight out) cutters and lay aside
• Release spring clips and remove
• Gently pry up and remove rubber boot
• Pry case open starting at cutter end and bending up toward connector end
• Thoroughly clean razor interior area (blow out)
• Pull up motor and remove black oscillator bars
• Pry up the circuit board by releasing the cutter-end catch using a small tool to push it in while prying gently up on the cutter-end of the board and bending up
• Clean the board and turn it over
• Note battery polarity and mark on board if not present already
• Unsolder the battery tabs using unsolder braid. Be careful not to short the electrical circuitry as the batteries are electrically LIVE at this point.
• Remove the old batteries and fully clean off the circuit board solder-pads using unsolder braid.
• Mark the installation date on the new batteries in a place where it will be visible
• Install new batteries, making sure the polarity is correct (cut the tabs to a correct length if they extend too far through the circuit board)
• Solder the battery tabs being careful not to short the electrical circuitry as the batteries are electrically LIVE at this point
• Re-install the circuit board and other parts following the procedure in the reverse order (be sure to put a soft rubber pad over the motor to hold it firmly in place when the upper case half is snapped in place)
• Before installing the metal retaining clips be sure that the rubber boot is fully free and not pinched between the case halves
• Finalize the assembly by reinstalling the cutters and screen

Posted on Aug 24, 2008

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SOURCE: Remington R 9170 shaver

http://www.remington-products.com/manuals/ib_mftitaniumu.pdf

In the PDF instructions it describes how to remove the batteries. The instructions fail to mention that there is a spit of yellow glue that is holding one of the batteries to the curcuit board with a death grip. Undoubtedly, you will have to use a knife, not in the glue, but on the skin of the battery. Pull on the teather wire, and slice the battery skin around the glue.

If after removing the batteries, and you are not thouroughly discusted with the manufacturer, then purchase a couple of AA Ni-cad batteries solder the positive of one battery to the negative of the other. then solder the free positive end to the red wire, and then the blue wire to the free negative end. Then try to remember how to reverse the process and put it back together, without leaving any parts out. ;-)

There is a risk of injury by overheating the battery when soldering. That should be avoidable if you remember how to drop solder. Just like its name, it involves having the wire securely held in place. Then hold solder iron over the wire/battery end. Then take some rosin-core solder and apply the solder to the hot tip. Then make sure the newly melted solder lands on the contact. Keep in place until it cools and holds the wire to the battery.

If you think this is better than writing to Remington complaining that they did not make it easier and use contacts, instead of solder, so we can simply pop in a new set of batteries. Or maybe look at other manufacturers, and see if they are any better.

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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SOURCE: How do I open the Remington 9190 Electric Shaver

Remove the Two ( 2 ) Phillips Head screws on the Back side of the
R 9190 shaver near the Electrical Plug .

Pry off the Gray Rubber cover that those two ( 2 ) now removed screws went thru.
Now remove the Two ( 2 ) exposed screws up near the " Trimmer Switch "
Note: If you Popped off the " Trimmer Switch " during your efforts - DON'T WORRY . It will simply pop back in place when you are finished with your repairs.

Posted on Aug 17, 2010

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I need to know how to change the battery. Can you send a manuel.


Printed instructions for battery replacement are not provided by the manufacturer.

You will find batteries for model ES-1000 at shaveroutlet.com. See link below (you will need 2 batteries)

http://shaveroutlet.com/shaver-replacement-parts/replacement-battery-for-remington-df-ms2-some-braun-p-213.html

To open up the shaver, gently pry off the rubberized grip on the front with a small flat screwdriver or similar. This will reveal 2 screws at the bottom. Remove the screws and the flat plate under the cutters that clips on there. You can then gently pry apart the two halves.
You can then access the batteries, remove the old ones and solder the new ones in place

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Hello, How do I change the battery on the Remington TF300 shaver? and I don't know how to open the case to remove the old battery.


Remove the foil assembly and cutters. You will find 2 screws on the back near the top. Remove screws and you can then pry the front half of case off. You will then be able to access the batteries. There are two batteries connected end to end. You will find replacements at shaveroutlet.com. See link below. You will need to order 2 batteries

http://shaveroutlet.com/shaver-replacement-parts/batteries/shaver-battery-pack-for-most-shavers-p-211.html

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I own Remington RS 8943 shaver. Its battery is worn out. Cant recharge.Please help


This model was not made to have the batteries replaced. It is possible but the shaver body will probably come out very scarred in the process. Instead, the following replacement is suggested

http://shaveroutlet.com/remington-ms32700-lower-unit-p-210.html

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This model is several years old...probably about 7 years old and the battery is probably dead from age. The easiest fix is to purchase one of the items linked below from shaveroutlet.com

http://shaveroutlet.com/remington-ms2370-lower-unit-p-208.html

http://shaveroutlet.com/remington-ms2100-lower-unit-p-209.html

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How to change the battery


Hello. Actually this shaver is not designed to easily change the battery. I say that because you would have to cut the wires to remove the old battery and then solder the wires to insert a replacement. It can be done, it just is not a simple replacement. If you want to read more about how to do it, download the manual and look on page 6 http://www.scribd.com/doc/12084008/Remington-MS2-390-Product-Manual-Guide

please rate my answer as very helpful. thank you. Joe

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I dont know how to turn on my remington rs 8966 razor


The best thing here is a user manual. I do not know how to get you a manual for your specific model as your shaver was not bought in the US. In the US, your shaver was known as model MS3-3000. You will find a user manul for this model with the link below. You will find complete operating instructions in the manual.

http://remington-products.com//manuals/ib_ms3tct.pdf

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Shaver not turning on


Most likely, the rechargeable batteries need replaced. This model does not run directly from the cord. You can change them yourself if you can do some light soldering.
To replace them, you will need to remove screws on the back to take off the back cover. You can then remove the old batteries.

Batteries can be purchased at shaveroutlet.com. See link below

http://shaveroutlet.com/shaver-battery-pack-for-most-shavers-p-211.html

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