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Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the main inside LCD screen on the Audiovox CDM-8900.

  1. Remove four screw covers using the spudger. Because the bottom two screw covers are attached with an adhesive, you will not be able to replace them when you reassemble the phone.
    • Remove four screw covers using the spudger.

    • Because the bottom two screw covers are attached with an adhesive, you will not be able to replace them when you reassemble the phone.

  2. Remove the four Phillips #00 screws. Tweezers may be useful for removing loosened screws.
    • Remove the four Phillips #00 screws.

    • Tweezers may be useful for removing loosened screws.

  3. The small electronic components inside the phone are fragile; take care not to damage them when completing this step. Wedge one of the plastic opening tools under the phone cover near the hinge. Insert the second plastic opening tool under the phone cover and slide it around the perimeter.
    • The small electronic components inside the phone are fragile; take care not to damage them when completing this step.

    • Wedge one of the plastic opening tools under the phone cover near the hinge.

    • Insert the second plastic opening tool under the phone cover and slide it around the perimeter.

    • Detach the phone cover from the phone's base.

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  5. Slide out the two metal braces located along the sides of the LCD screen. Carefully peel back the tape from both sides of the copper frame. Carefully peel back the tape from both sides of the copper frame.
    • Slide out the two metal braces located along the sides of the LCD screen.

    • Carefully peel back the tape from both sides of the copper frame.

  6. Do not detach or tear any wires when completing this step. Using the spudger, carefully separate the speaker and microphone from the inside surface of the phone.
    • Do not detach or tear any wires when completing this step.

    • Using the spudger, carefully separate the speaker and microphone from the inside surface of the phone.

    • The smaller black disc is glued down, so you may need to use some force to detach it. Both disks will still remain attached via wires.

  7. The copper frame is attached to the phone at the hinge. Do not tear the frame. Gently lift the copper frame surrounding the LCD screen.
    • The copper frame is attached to the phone at the hinge. Do not tear the frame.

    • Gently lift the copper frame surrounding the LCD screen.

  8. With the copper screen lifted up, gently pull out the ribbon connector and lift out the LCD screen. With the copper screen lifted up, gently pull out the ribbon connector and lift out the LCD screen.
    • With the copper screen lifted up, gently pull out the ribbon connector and lift out the LCD screen.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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