Taking a Milwaukee Jobsite radio apart is one of the easiest things that you will have to do. Even though the process can be quite handful, there’s no need to worry, as even an amateur who doesn’t have any knowledge about radios can do it!
Today, we will be trying to walk you through the whole process of taking a Milwaukee Jobsite radio apart. Try to follow along in order to do this process successfully!
The tools needed
Before we head on to the process and the steps to taking apart your Milwaukee Jobsite radio, you will firstly need to gather and prepare your set of tools.
Depending on the model of your Milwaukee radio, you should probably prepare a star and a hexagon screwdriver. Just have them within your range in case you need one or the other. On top of that, you should also consider taking a plain stationery knife, in case you need to use it to loosen something up, or to take it apart.
To make your job easier, you can even consider using an electric screwdriver that will speed up this whole process. Of course, if you do not possess one, regular screwdrivers will work, but it might take a lot of time to unscrew all of the screws.
In addition to that, the inside of your radio might be a little bit dusty! Even though it’s firmly closed, the dust knows its way around, and can easily get inside of your radio, even if you don’t expect that. So, you can also prepare some tissues, or a rack to clean the dust-up. If your radio has been overheating, or malfunctioning, dust might be responsible for that. So, either way, while opening the unit up, make sure to clean up all of the dust as well.
How to take the radio apart?
Before you take the radio apart
As you have probably assumed, the first thing that you will need to do is to take all of the screws out of your Milwaukee Jobsite radio. Depending on your model, and the size of that model, you might need to unscrew only a couple of screws, or a bunch of them. Hopefully, this process won’t take too much of your time, but that all depends on your skills and hand fullness with a screwdriver.
Once you do get all of the screws out, you will be able to start taking the model apart, and try to fix the issue.
Of course, before you start removing any of the screws, make sure to label them, or at least remember where they go. This is quite important, at least if you plan on compiling the radio back again later. So, make sure that all of the screws are separated, and that you know where they go! Again, depending on the model of your Milwaukee Jobsite radio, you might have to unscrew a lot of different screws, or just a couple of ones. The Milwaukee Jobsite radio 2790-20 has more than 90 screws that need to be taken away in order to gain access to the inside of the unit. So, have that in mind.
The process of taking it apart
- Most of the Milwaukee Jobsite radios have a little bit of black holders on their sides. After you have unscrewed all of the screws from the unit, you should be able to take apart those black sides. By removing them from the unit, you will be gaining access to other Milwaukee radio parts that will then need to be removed later on.
- The Milwaukee Jobsite radios have two handles usually. So, after you remove the black holders on the side, you will need to remove the handles as well. Now, again, we have mentioned multiple times so far that these radios might have a lot of screws in them, so you might even have to unscrew a lot of screws from the handles, just to be able to take them off.
- After you have removed its handles, you might need to use a little bit of force in order to take the top of the radio off. There’s no doubt that you will be able to do it, it just might take some time to get in the hang of it. As the top of the radio is firmly adjusted to the whole unit, the use of force is quite necessary.
- Now, once you open up the top, you will be able to see the inside of your Milwaukee Jobsite radio. Don’t be scared if you see some dust, or a lot of cables in there!
Finally, you have all of the access that was needed in order to fix your radio, or clean it up. This is the whole process to opening it up!
Of course, when you are done fixing or cleaning it, make sure to close it back up, following the reverse pattern of these steps. That’s why we strictly pointed out that you should label all of the screws. If you did that, you have made yourself the job of taking it back much easier!
Is your Milwaukee Jobsite radio malfunctioning?
If your Milwaukee Jobsite radio has been malfunctioning for any reason, taking it apart to see what’s happening inside might be a good idea. You will surely be able to spot the reason why your radio has not been working properly.
Taking it apart is just the first step to fixing it, you will need to have another set of skills in order to do so!
As you could have seen, the whole process of taking apart a Milwaukee Jobsite radio is more than simple. We believe that it won’t take too much of your time and that you will be able to do it with ease. Hopefully, putting it all back together will be just as easy as taking it apart.
We wish you luck in trying to figure out its issue!
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Why is my Milwaukee Jobsite radio not working?
There are dozens of possible reasons why your Milwaukee Jobsite radio might not be working the way it used to. One of the most common, and main reasons why this happens is because of its batteries or the power cord. So, these are the first two things you should check. If both of those parameters are okay, you should consider opening up your Milwaukee Jobsite radio. By following these steps above, you will be able to do it fast and easily.
Is my Milwaukee Jobsite radio broken?
If your radio has been having troubles with connecting to certain radio frequencies, or if it has been generally malfunctioning, it might have an internal break. You could take the radio apart to see if all of its parts are okay.
Is the process of taking a Milwaukee Jobsite radio apart hard?
Not at all! The process of taking a Milwaukee Jobsite radio apart is quite easy, and can be done by anyone, even by people with no experience. Of course, you might need to have some skills or some advanced tools in order to unscrew the screws, but generally, the whole process is very easy!