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  1. Leave the zip ties loose. Leave the zip ties loose. Leave the zip ties loose.
    • Leave the zip ties loose.

  2. Be gentle. Do no force the rod and keep it straight or you may damage the ball bearing by knocking some balls out. Be gentle. Do no force the rod and keep it straight or you may damage the ball bearing by knocking some balls out. Be gentle. Do no force the rod and keep it straight or you may damage the ball bearing by knocking some balls out.
    • Be gentle. Do no force the rod and keep it straight or you may damage the ball bearing by knocking some balls out.

  3. BE GENTLE. Do no force the rod and keep it straight or you may damage the inside of the bearing. BE GENTLE. Do no force the rod and keep it straight or you may damage the inside of the bearing. BE GENTLE. Do no force the rod and keep it straight or you may damage the inside of the bearing.
    • BE GENTLE. Do no force the rod and keep it straight or you may damage the inside of the bearing.

    • We highly recommend you scroll ahead and look at the whole procedure of zip tying the x assembly.

    • The procedure is quite simple, but it's hard to understand if you look image-by-image.

    • We'll first tighten both front zip ties, and only then both zip ties in the back.

  4. Note that on the left the rod is outside, while on the right the rod is inside. Note that on the left the rod is outside, while on the right the rod is inside.
    • Note that on the left the rod is outside, while on the right the rod is inside.

  5. Push the rods in place and tighten the back zip ties. Push the rods in place and tighten the back zip ties. Push the rods in place and tighten the back zip ties.
    • Push the rods in place and tighten the back zip ties.

  6. The X assembly is inserted.
    • The X assembly is inserted.

  7. Turn the JellyBOX from its back into normal position. Turn the JellyBOX from its back into normal position.
    • Turn the JellyBOX from its back into normal position.

  8. Leave the zip tie loose. Leave the zip tie loose. Leave the zip tie loose.
    • Leave the zip tie loose.

    • ▶ Video: Adjust the X Wire Harness Folding (50s)

    • Adjust the mounting point as needed so that the harness is folding nicely and predictably.

  9. In short, connect all the wires according to their labels. We'll start on the left.
    • In short, connect all the wires according to their labels. We'll start on the left.

  10. Make sure to match plus with plus... Make sure to match plus with plus... Make sure to match plus with plus...
    • Make sure to match plus with plus...

  11. ... and minus with minus.
    • ... and minus with minus.

  12. Make sure to match plus with plus and minus with minus. Make sure to match plus with plus and minus with minus. Make sure to match plus with plus and minus with minus.
    • Make sure to match plus with plus and minus with minus.

  13. This 12V line powers up the Z Probe and the Hotend fan.
    • This 12V line powers up the Z Probe and the Hotend fan.

Conclusion

You have installed the X assembly. This is arguably the longest and most complicated part of the whole build, so, kudos!

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