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Tool to open the heater

Can you tell me what tool is required to drive the screw out of the casing. Looks like it is a special tool. Please advise if it is available in the market. Thanks a lot.

Lito Dioquino
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  • baileybs1 Dec 06, 2008

    Screws are basic t-15 or t-20 but they have a small metal "tip" inthe middle that prevents the screw driver from backing it out. So, do they make a tool for these (besides the ones at the factory which we probably do no have access to)?

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You don't need to remove those triangular screws. Just remove the standard phillips head screws. Slide the plastic "foot" off, & you should gain all the access you need.
If you should determine to go after those triangular screws, anyway, there are two ways. 1. with a dremel cutting disk, cut a slot in the head of the screw, and remove with a regular screwdriver. 2. Sacrifice a cheap screwdriver by putting it to a grinding wheel, and forming it into a triangle.

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What does the screw look like?

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