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Polar express battery powered wood engine works and then doesn't

Sometimes the train works and then just as quickly as it started working, a day or so later it doesn't. We're assuming it must be a loose wire internally, but can't find a screwdriver to fit the triangular holes. Any help for a very sad 4 year old boy would be appreciated.

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Try forcing a tiny hex screwdriver in the triangular hole.

Almost certainly a lose wire that you can solder back.

A great sense of achievement will result given that you didn't have to buy another one from China and trash yours!

So annoying that Brio have to use these screws given how flaky their toys are - they are almost designed to fail as the wires are so short they break quite quickly.

Good luck!

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