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How do I reassemble On/Off switch?

I had a bad jam in the blades. I took apart cleared jam OK. My problem is the on/off switch came apart from the interior of the lid. Now I have two very tiny clips shaped like a W or M that are integral to the switch but I dont know how they go back together. I blamed the dog for bumping the table I was working on. Any ideas?

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The actual switch will not fall apart. There is a black part that is integral with the switch itself. This is about 1/4" to 3/8" wide, and can only be seen from inside the unit. Then there is a plastic piece that is part of the top shell. The hole in the plastic piece has to fit over the black part of the switch, so when the plastic piece is moved, the switch on the inside of the unit will move with it. SO, center both parts, and put them together. If you actually took the switch itself apart, you would have needed a soldering iron, and there would be no purpose for doing this.

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