How to Replace Foot Pedal on a Royal Sovereign Laminator?

posted this on Mar 29, 2016

This video shows a demonstration of how to replace the food pedal on the Royal Sovereign laminator.

Here is a transcript of this video: 

After we remove the back cover, we need two things to replace the foot switch on our laminator. What we’ll need is a replacement foot switch. We will need a pair of nippers, a wire stripper, some wire ties and a couple of electrical connectors. First what we need to do is identify where the wire comes in for the foot switch. What we have here is our black wire coming in and two terminal connectors. What we’re going to do is clip the wire here to separate this and now we need to cut our wires on both of these connectors. Next, we’ll undo the loop that’s in the wire. We will loosen the nut on the bottom of our connector and also loosen our nut on the top so that we can pull out our old foot switch. Bring it through, pull off our nut, save that for the next foot switch. And now we take our new foot switch, we take our nut, lead it to the wires, bring our wire up. Now take this piece, run it through, take our nut and screw it to the bottom of the laminator until it’s tight. We take our cap and put that on. Once everything is tightened up, we need to replace the loop that we had in the old one so it doesn’t go through. And now we’re going to need to connect our wires. So we take our strippers and we strip our wires. Now we need to connect our wires back together. It doesn’t matter which ones we hook back together from our power side. We then take our terminal connectors, place them on, make sure they’re attached. And, finally, we just need to put our wire tie back on so we have a nice, neat little package, cut the wire, excess wire and we’re all set.

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