The spring that holds open the lid is very strong. The detent that should stop your lifting the lid too high seems to have not stop. Once the lid is lifted too high, it lock in and cannot be lowered. If you force it it will break. I have been looking for a replacement part for the hinge mechanism but with out luck. If you know of a source for this part please let me know.
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Re: Same problem. lid locks open. took appart.
Hey there buddy. The issue that you have is a clear hardware issue. Here are my recommendations. Is your printer still in warranty? If it is in warranty then just call hp and have them replace your unit. If it is not you can try going to best buys or walmart or any other hp partners and retailers and have them service the printer. However most likely they are just going to send the printer to hp and have it fixed there and I believe the charge will be higher. I had been an hp technical support and with hardware issue with your printer we do not recommend service or repairs, what we suggest is hardware replacement. And with your printer hp is no longer manufacturing that kind of model so i doubt if you can find any available parts for that. Here is my suggestion, if your printer is out of warranty already what you can do is call hp and ask for an upgrade. An upgrade is cheaper compared to getting a brand new printer of the same model with no difference in functionality and features. They call it upgrade because your printer is already obsolete and they are going to replace it with latest printers they have of the same family or series with your old printer. The good thing also with an upgrade printer, it will be in warranty and you will have a technical phone support and hardware support for one year. And if you decide to get another extended warranty from the same date of getting an upgrade you will get up to 70% percent on extended plans. So you decide which one best for you...
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There is a plate under the turntable which needs to be replaced, remove centre bolt locknuts and washer (44,45 and 46) from the underside of the base and lift the turntable off taking care to not loose the detent spring (36) and steel ball (37), turn it upside down and remove the spacer plate (31) and replace it, use a small amount of grease on the spring and steel ball during assembly to keep them in place
On the back you will see 2 hinges right and left , remove the top 1/4 inch screws, then you should be able to slide the top forward and lift, i would tape the lid or keep a hand on it due to the lid is spring hinged and will fly open . once you get there remove the 2 1/4 inch screws holding lock . remove and replace and just reverse the process .
On most motorcycles the shift drum has 2 levers and springs called a detents. One lever and spring(detent #1) holds the drum in nuetral and the second lever and spring(detent #2) holds the transmission in gear each time a gear is selected. The nuetral detent (detent #1) has a notch that it drops into when it is in nuetral only. If the spring for the nuetral detent is bad or the detent lever does not drop into the notch (for whatever reason) the transmission will not stay in nuetral. The detent levers and springs will be located to the outside of the shift drum, normally opposite the shift lever side of the engine and inside the engine cover. If you can rock the bike back and forth and find nuetral with the engine off but have trouble getting nuetral with the engine running, the problem with finding nuetral is probably clutch related and is not the detent. Clutches that are not fully disengaging will make it hard to find nuetral with the engine running.
Lift the cover. A spring loaded lid support will hold the lid open. The carriage will move all the way to the left. Press down lightly on the cartridges one at a time to release them from the carriage. To replace, remove the protective strip fron the contacts of the new cartridges and insert and lfit slightly to lock in place.
Bob your an the right track.. remove the two screws ( unplug washer ) pull sw from mount and the wires will folow. they are hooked to a wire clip . with it in hand you can see if sw is cracked or broken .. the new sw will come wire& plug/ you can splice it or remove wire harness and reinstall as you took it appart . the 70 series has a lift up top / two clip in front / use a putty knife . ..mm
You can get spares at Wesco Electrical, whose link I found buried deep in Tefal's own site. Lid is available here: http://www.werl.co.uk/lidcover-complete-ss991271-p-3106.html (£21.50) and paddles here: http://www.werl.co.uk/mixing-blade-seal-ss990596-p-2203.html (£18.21). I've got a lid on order, as I had exactly the same issue. I think it's because of the strong spring holding the lid open: when it's closed there is a lot of strain on these clips.
More than likely the spring inside the latch has come undone. To save some money you can remove the latch from the trunk, open the latch and reset the spring. To Remove the latch you will need to remove the carpeted cover on the trunk lid (there are about 10-15 phillips screws holding it on.) Once the cover is off disconnect the rod going to the latch by opening up the clip thats connected to the actuator. Disconnect the wire harness, Remove the 2 10mm Nuts holding the latch to the lid. Remove the black plastic cover on the latch and remove the electrical piece (the plastic cover wraps over the latch and is secured buy 2 plastic pressure snaps). Look down into the latch and you should see a small spring...on my Jetta the spring wasn't connected. take a small pointed object ( I used a light tester) and reattch the spring to the black hook. Mine had some broken plastic in it and After I removed that it worked fine. Once the spring is back into place reassemble the trunk and you should be good to go. No money spent, and it only takes about a half hour or 45 mins to do.
suspect bad lid latch there is usually a 4-6 delay after washer stops before latch will release anything much longer proably lid lock ..remove 2 screws bottom front panel front drops and comes off switch is on right remove screw each side of top lift up 2 screws hold latch in place remove wires and screws and replace latch
Open the top of the unit by placing a putty knife beween the top and the front panel about two inches in. There is a spring lock that you need to push in, then lift the top. Once you lift the top, you will see the lid switch. Remove and replace. Let me know if you need further help. Jim