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  • Sonicare FlexCare - Tighten metal shaft

    I figured out how to tighten both screws and fixed mine. (Much thanks to getgoing100 and JWH1975 and others). The first small phillips screw at the base of the coils is easy to find. The second one is directly opposite to the obvious one on the other side of the brush underneath the circuit board. To expose the second hidden screw at the base of the coils you have to bend the brush head and the red coils very hard away from the circuit board to expose the hidden screw. You have to bend it nearly 90 degrees to get a screwdriver on to the hidden screw. It certainly feels like the whole fragile contraption might break apart. But mine didn't. As you can see from the photo I stuck a screwdriver into the gap at the top of the coils to create the air gap. The gap remained after I re-tightened ...see more »I figured out how to tighten both screws and fixed mine. (Much thanks to getgoing100 and JWH1975 and others). The first small phillips screw at the base of the coils is easy to find. The second one is directly opposite to the obvious one on the other side of the brush underneath the circuit board. To expose the second hidden screw at the base of the coils you have to bend the brush head and the red coils very hard away from the circuit board to expose the hidden screw. You have to bend it nearly 90 degrees to get a screwdriver on to the hidden screw. It certainly feels like the whole fragile contraption might break apart. But mine didn't. As you can see from the photo I stuck a screwdriver into the gap at the top of the coils to create the air gap. The gap remained after I re-tightened the two coil screws, unbent the head and pulled my small screwdriver out of the gap

    I figured out how to tighten both screws and fixed mine. (Much thanks to getgoing100 and JWH1975 and others). The first small phillips screw at the base of the coils is easy to find. The second one is directly opposite to the obvious one on the other side of the brush underneath the circuit board. To expose the second hidden screw at the base of the coils you have to bend the brush head and the red coils very hard away from the circuit board to expose the hidden screw. You have to bend it nearly 90 degrees to get a screwdriver on to the hidden screw. It certainly feels like the whole fragile contraption might break apart. But mine didn't. As you can see from the photo I stuck a screwdriver into the gap at the top of the coils to create the air gap. The gap remained after I re-tightened...see more »I figured out how to tighten both screws and fixed mine. (Much thanks to getgoing100 and JWH1975 and others). The first small phillips screw at the base of the coils is easy to find. The second one is directly opposite to the obvious one on the other side of the brush underneath the circuit board. To expose the second hidden screw at the base of the coils you have to bend the brush head and the red coils very hard away from the circuit board to expose the hidden screw. You have to bend it nearly 90 degrees to get a screwdriver on to the hidden screw. It certainly feels like the whole fragile contraption might break apart. But mine didn't. As you can see from the photo I stuck a screwdriver into the gap at the top of the coils to create the air gap. The gap remained after I re-tightened the two coil screws, unbent the head and pulled my small screwdriver out of the gap.

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