Introduction

Before replacing the headphone jack, see the troubleshooting section for the Creative Zen V Plus. You'll also need to know how to desolder and solder components so be sure to learn how with How To Solder and Desolder Connections!

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  • Find the grooves around the buttons on the front and carefully remove the panel. This can be done without the use of any tools.

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Image 1/1: Using a twisting motion, detach the control panel from the device
  • Using a plastic opening tool, place the skinny flat end between the groove running along side of the device.

  • Using a twisting motion, detach the control panel from the device

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  • Find the groove around the outside of the green section. Use an ESD safe spudger to slowly lift the plastic panel up.

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  • After removing the green section, find the groove around the display. Insert a ESD safe spudger and carefully lift the display.

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Image 1/1: Remove the screw located under the display using the 00 Phillips head screwdriver.
  • The display can lift up the display but be sure not to damage any of the cables connecting it to the mother board.

  • Remove the screw located under the display using the 00 Phillips head screwdriver.

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  • Pull up on the motherboard and display. It is glued to the base so it will require a little force. Be careful though, as the board is fragile.

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  • Locate the circles of metal holding the headphone jack to the logic board. Using a soldering iron, de-solder these circles and remove the headphone jack.

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Conclusion

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

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