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To remove the rechargeable battery, you need a ﬂ at-head (standard)
screwdriver. Observe basic safety precautions when you follow the
procedure outlined below. Be sure to protect your eyes, hands, ﬁ ngers,
and the surface on which you work.
1 To deplete the rechargeable battery of any charge, remove the
handle from the charger, turn on the Sonicare and let it run until
it stops. Repeat this step until you can no longer switch on the
2 Insert a screwdriver into the slot located at the bottom of the
handle and turn counterclockwise to release the bottom cap.
3 Hold the handle upside down and push down on the shaft to release
the internal components of the handle.
4 Insert the screwdriver under the circuit board, next to the battery
connections, and twist to break the connections. Remove the circuit
board and pry the battery from the plastic carrier.
The rechargeable battery can now be recycled or disposed of and the rest
of the product discarded appropriately.
Guarantee and service
Philips guarantees its products for two years after the date of purchase.
Defects due to faulty materials and workmanship will be repaired or
replaced at Philips expense provided that convincing proof of purchase in
the qualifying period is provided.
Contact our Customer Service Center at 1-800-682-7664 (North
America), outside North America contact your local Philips Customer Care