How to Repair an iJoy
The Human Touch iJoy massage chair is like having a personal massage therapist in your home. The iJoy helps relieve fatigue, tension and pain. There are multiple components that keep the iJoy running smoothly. One component is the controller (or control panel). The controller lets you choose various massage techniques, such as rolling and kneading massages, with a touch of the finger. When the controller isn't working, you miss out on your stress-relieving massages. But don't let it stress you out; correcting a faulty controller doesn't take much time or effort.
Remove the Controller
Turn off the chair's power. Unplug the chair from the outlet.
Peel off the label covering the controller with the utility blade. You'll see three screws securing the controller to the iJoy.
Unscrew each screw with the Philips-head screwdriver. Keep the screws together and set them to the side.
Slide the flat-head screwdriver under the outer edge of the controller. Pry the controller up. Keep prying until the controller is lifted up and out of the iJoy's armrest. Pull the controller away from the massage chair. One side of the controller is lifted up at this point.
Disconnect the tabs on the inside edge fo the chair. They keep one side of the controller connected to the chair's armrest. Now, remove the controller from the armrest.
Install New Controllers
Align the new controller's connectors to the connectors on the inside of the armrest. Push the outer edge of controller down into the armrest. Make sure the controller is fitted securely inside the armrest.
Insert the three screws into the new controller. Tighten each screw using the Philips-head screwdriver.
Place the controller label on top of the controller. Press down on the label using your fingers. Make sure it sticks to the controller.
Plug the iJoy into the outlet. Turn the power button. Check the controller and ensure it's functioning properly.
- Download a tech guide for your particular model iJoy massage chair. Repair instructions may vary by iJoy model.
Based in Little Rock, Rachel Moore began her freelance writing career in 1993. Her articles have appeared in the Arkansas "Democrat Gazette," Little Rock "Free Press" and the "Arkansas Times." Moore holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science/pre-law from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
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