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How do I open it to fix the mechanism?

My little girl's toy jack in the box (exactly the same as pictured above) has stopped playing music and popping up. You can hear something rattling inside so I guess a part of the mechanism has broken, is there a way to get inside to take look and then fix it again?

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bert [Entry]

"This video might give you some idea of the inner workings, at least in principle. They get into it using a Dremel, which I assume is not how you plan to get into your Jack-In-The-Box.

This old video shows how they used to be put together, which might still be relevant and provide a clue as to how to open it.

However you do end up getting inside, might I suggest documenting it and posting it as a guide on the device page? https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/new/Device/...

Good luck!"
bert [Entry]

"The rim looks like it’s sealed up, just like a tin can. I cut open the bottom on 3 sides using a box knife. Others have used a Dremel tool. A can opener might also work.

I won’t be as pretty on the bottom when you seal it back up with tape, hot glue, or whatever."
bert [Entry]

Just had the exact problem with my daughters! The pin had fallen out. Such a shame I had to cut it open to fix it! But works perfect again.
bert [Entry]

I'm 7 years Old and I wanted to fix my Jack in the box because of the music and then I just broke the music and I don't know how to put it back together again