Signs indicating replacement:
– significant heating issues of the module,
– extrusion issues of either of the materials,
– material residue accumulation on models.
– Allen key,
– Flathead screwdriver,
– New hotend module.
– Unload both materials; select Tools and Materials from the menu; follow the instructions displayed,
– Once unloading is complete, turn the printer off,
– Open the lid.
Extruder Top Cover removal
Unscrew the four screws that secure the extruder top cover (two screws at the front, one screw on the left and one screw on the right). Remove the cover.
Unplugging the Extruder Cable
Unplug the extruder cable and detach both material guides.
Unscrew the two screws behind the extruder. Next, remove the extruder from the printer.
Extruder Fan Removal
Unscrew the two screws that secure the extruder fan (two screws at the front). Next, unplug the connector and remove the fan.
Hotend Module Removal
Unscrew the three screws that secure the hotend module (one black screw at the front, two blue screws on the bottom). Remove the module.
Hotend Module Installation
Insert the new hotend module and secure it with the three screws.
Extruder Fan Installation
Plug the extruder fan cable in and reattach the fan. Secure it with the two screws.
Install the extruder in its place and secure it with the two screws.
Plugging the Extruder Cable
Plug the extruder cable in and reattach both material guides.
Extruder Top Cover Installation
Reattach the extruder top cover and secure it with the four screws.
Closing the Lid
Close the lid.