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  1. Raise the HotEnd for better access to the nozzle/ heater block. Raise the HotEnd for better access to the nozzle/ heater block.
    • Raise the HotEnd for better access to the nozzle/ heater block.

  2. Heat up the HotEnd to remove the loaded filament. (in this case it was EDGE  (PETG).
    • Heat up the HotEnd to remove the loaded filament. (in this case it was EDGE (PETG).

    • If possible, this is a good time to do a cold pull to clean out the nozzle.

  3. Undo the collet clip, and remove the PTFE tube. Try and remove the filament in one swift movement. Try and remove the filament in one swift movement.
    • Undo the collet clip, and remove the PTFE tube.

    • Try and remove the filament in one swift movement.

  4. reset the temperature to 285°C Wait for the HotEnd to reach temperature
    • reset the temperature to 285°C

    • Wait for the HotEnd to reach temperature

  5. Using an adjustable wrench or some mole grips, Gently loosen the heater block.
    • Using an adjustable wrench or some mole grips, Gently loosen the heater block.

  6. Whilst still gripping the heater block use a  7mm spanner to loosen off the nozzle. Alternatively you can use this 3d printed torque wench with a 7 mm socket
    • Whilst still gripping the heater block use a 7mm spanner to loosen off the nozzle.

    • Alternatively you can use this 3d printed torque wench with a 7 mm socket

  7. Make sure the surface you put the nozzle down onto is not at risk of burning or melting.
    • Make sure the surface you put the nozzle down onto is not at risk of burning or melting.

  8. Let the HotEnd cool back down to room temperature.
    • Let the HotEnd cool back down to room temperature.

  9. You can then go ahead and disassemble the mount. You can then go ahead and disassemble the mount.
    • You can then go ahead and disassemble the mount.

  10. The heat break should be easy to remove from the heat sink and the heater block at this point. If the heat break is providing difficult to remove. You may have to use a little heat from a heat gun. If you do use pliers to remove the heat break be very careful not to damage the threads, protecting them with a couple of layers of thick tape will help.
    • The heat break should be easy to remove from the heat sink and the heater block at this point.

    • If the heat break is providing difficult to remove. You may have to use a little heat from a heat gun.

    • If you do use pliers to remove the heat break be very careful not to damage the threads, protecting them with a couple of layers of thick tape will help.

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