Removing / Replacing a Fusion Overbridge Module
This article discusses the removal / replacement of a Fusion Overbridge Module only. This procedure does not apply to Element.
Step 1: Open the Overbridge
Hinge open the overbridge as shown.
Step 2: Locate and Disconnect the Module(s)
- Work from the end of the console closest to the module to be serviced. For example, if this is a larger console and the module is the second from the left, work from the left side of the console.
- Disconnect the ribbon cable from the module to be serviced and from the remaining modules all the way to the end you chose in item #1 above. For example, if the module is the second from the left, disconnect this and the module to the left. You'll see why in a moment.
Step 3: Unhinge the Overbridge
- Locate the spring-loaded, sliding pin on which the overbridge hinges at the appropriate end of the console discussed in Step 2. We've been using the left side in our example.
- Using a screwdriver or very strong fingers, slide the pinout of the hole in the frame while pulling the overbridge out of place.
Step 4: Slide the Module(s) Out of the Overbridge
- Once the overbridge has been unhinged, the modules are free to slide out of the extrusion.
- Carefully slide the modules out of the extrusion.
Step 5: Reinstall the Modules
Reinstall modules using the procedure above in reverse.
Step 6: Relocate the Overbridge
- If both sides of the overbridge came unhinged, simply locate one side first and proceed.
- Using regularly strong fingers this time, press the spring-loaded hinge pin into the extrusion
- While holding the hinge pin in, locate it back into its place in the frame.
- Close the overbridge
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