To loosen the two sides of the Remote (either to replace the lanyard or to take pressure off of the thumb throttle) follow the directions below.
Use a small Phillips Head Screwdriver to loosen the screws:
It should not be necessary to fully remove these screws. If you are replacing your lanyard then insert it, then re-tighten the screws. If you are removing pressure on your thumb throttle then you do not need to re-tighten.