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Replacing the display window



Before You Begin

Before you begin verify that the display window on your unit is replaceable.

  • Units with field-replaceable windows have the MODIS™ logo located on the display window in the upper left corner
  • Units with non field-replaceable windows have the Snap-on® logo located on the unit in the upper left corner above the window


You will need the following:

  • Display Window Kit (EAK0253L63A)
  • Large flat-blade screwdriver
  • Small flat-blade screwdriver

Removing the Display Window

To remove the old display window:

  1. Power off your MODIS unit.
  2. On the right side of the display window, insert the flat-blade of the large screwdriver in the notch
  3. Carefully twist the screwdriver, compressing the spring retainers on the left side of the window and exposing upper and lower retaining tabs on the right side of the window
    IMPORTANT: Do not use the large screwdriver in the notch to pry out the display window because you may damage your unit
  4. With the large screwdriver still in position, insert a small screwdriver into the gap next to one of the exposed retaining tabs and lift the tab out of the tab slot
  5. Repeat Step 4 to lift the remaining tab from the tab slot
  6. Remove the display window from the casing and discard

Installing the Display Window

To install the new display window:

  1. Remove the protective plastic film from the back of the new display window
  2. Insert the retaining tabs on the left side of the new display window into the slots against the spring retainers The display window will be partially seated
  3. On the right side of the display window, insert the flat-blade of the large screwdriver in the notch on the window

Last Updated: October 28, 2015

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