This installation shows a Kato N-Scale F40PH Metra with a TCS K5D7 decoder installed.

First, remove the shell by gently spreading it at the front left and rear right corner and then carefully lifting it off the frame.

Next remove the central clip (marked in blue in the image above), lift the lighting board out of the frame, and slip the two large gray clips (also highlighted in blue) off of the frame.

Your locomotive should now look like the image above.

Next remove the two pickup bars from the chassis and wrap them with kapton tape where the motor tabs will fold over them. This step is crucial, and without the tape you will burn up your decoder.

Reinstall the pick up bars, the two grey clips, and then place the K5D7 in the chassis as shown above. Fold the motor tabs over the gold pads on the K5D7 and solder them in place. Replace the shell and you are ready to run!

NOTE: To setup your red marker lights for automatic operation program the following CV values:
CV 35 = 2
CV 51 = 16

NOTE: If your red marker lights remain on in both directions try moving the decoder forward in the locomtive as this is typically caused by light bleeding through from the headlight LED.

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