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Dissembling the Mini Select V2 E3D Extruder Assembly

This article will help you with disassembling the Monoprice Mini V2 Extruder assembly in case there is need to remove a clog, replace the nozzle or internal PTFE Tube. Please contact Monoprice Technical Support before moving forward with the process.

  • Gather these tools, or there equivalent, as they will be necessary for proper disassembly.

 

  • Push the extruder assembly all the way to the right for more space to work with.



  • Depress the blue tab and pull up on the PTFE tube to remove it.



  • Release the springs on either side of the assembly and set them aside.



  • Now, with the fan out of the way use the screwdriver to remove the two screws for the Heat sink Mount. See next Image.



  • Now remove the mount bracket and set it aside.



  • Your assembly should now look like this. Pull out the full heat sink, heat block and nozzle build.



  • Using your wrench or pliers, hold the silver heat sink in place. Then using your second wrench or pliers grasp the brass bowden connector and turn it clockwise.



  • Now that the bowden connector has been removed use a pair pliers to hold the heat sink in place.


  • Then use needle nose pliers to turn the nut holding the heat block and nozzle in place.



  • Once the nut is loose continue to turn it until the heat block comes loose. Be mindful of the cables leading to the heat block. 



  • Remove the heatsink and set it aside.



  • Remove the PTFE tube liner. If it is stuck use a pair of pliers to remove it.



  • Use a pair of pliers to hold the heat block in place, then use a wrench or pliers to turn the brass nozzle. See next image




  • Once the nozzle has been removed you can unscrew the filament throat. Congratulations! You have successfully disassembled your E3D Hot End Assembly.



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