Make sure power is off.
  • Make sure power is off.

  • Insert plastic opening tool on the side of the tablet.

  • You can use a thin screwdriver if you don't have an opening tool.

  • Gently pull upwards and carefully pry open the Transformer pad.

Before beginning this procedure be sure that the micro SD card slot is empty otherwise damage may result.

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Slide the tool along all four edges and continue to pull the tool upwards.
  • Slide the tool along all four edges and continue to pull the tool upwards.

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Remove the back cover once it is detached and set it aside.
  • Remove the back cover once it is detached and set it aside.

  • Rotate tablet to match picture.

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Carefully unplug the battery cable from the motherboard.
  • Carefully unplug the battery cable from the motherboard.

To complete step 4, grab the wires close to the black housing as shown in the photo, and pull to slide all the cords out of the housing (as shown in the photo for step 5).

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Use plastic opening tool to carefully pry the battery out off of the frame. Replace battery with a new +3.7V=19Wh Li-polymer Battery Pack C11P1328.
  • Use plastic opening tool to carefully pry the battery out off of the frame.

  • Replace battery with a new +3.7V=19Wh Li-polymer Battery Pack C11P1328.

There may be some double-stick tape helping to hold the battery in place, so do not be surprised if you hear the tape being pulled away from the batter as you pry.

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Carefully unplug rainbow cable from motherboard.
  • Carefully unplug rainbow cable from motherboard.

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Use plastic opening tool to carefully pry the battery out from frame.
  • Use plastic opening tool to carefully pry the battery out from frame.

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Use the +J000 screwdriver to remove screws (2) from speakers.
  • Use the +J000 screwdriver to remove screws (2) from speakers.

  • Keep the screws together and organized. (Label, if necessary).

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Take ground wire out from the top of TF103C-L(Left) speaker.
  • Take ground wire out from the top of TF103C-L(Left) speaker.

  • If you pull on the wire to much it will break off.

  • If you break the wire off you can solder it back on

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Remove the Left speaker from the frame.
  • Remove the Left speaker from the frame.

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Use the +J000 screwdriver to unscrew and remove the M2 plastic holder.
  • Use the +J000 screwdriver to unscrew and remove the M2 plastic holder.

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Remove black tape from ribbon cable and separate the cable from the soundboard.
  • Remove black tape from ribbon cable and separate the cable from the soundboard.

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Remove black tape.
  • Remove black tape.

  • Unplug ribbon cable using small tweezers from volume and power button.

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Use the +J000 screwdriver to remove screws (3) from motherboard.
  • Use the +J000 screwdriver to remove screws (3) from motherboard.

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Unplug all three ribbon cables.
  • Unplug all three ribbon cables.

  • Two from motherboard. One from USB charging port.

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Lift up the motherboard.
  • Lift up the motherboard.

  • Pull out ribbon cable from the underside of the motherboard then remove it.

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Remove camera. The camera is glued down so it might take some strength to remove
  • Remove camera.

  • The camera is glued down so it might take some strength to remove

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, attach the new camera to the motherboard then follow these instructions in reverse order.

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