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Introduction

This set of instructions will guide you through the replacements of the DJI Mavic Pro Upper Shell. You will need to remove the battery first in order to remove the upper shell. Before you begin, you should be aware that the plastic can end up slightly damaged when removing the shell.

  1. Grab  both sides of the battery. Pinch  the releasing buttons on both sides of the battery. Lift the battery up and out.
    • Grab both sides of the battery.

    • Pinch the releasing buttons on both sides of the battery.

    • Lift the battery up and out.

  2. Remove the six  5mm  1.5 Hex screws by turning the screwdriver counterclockwise.
    • Remove the six 5mm 1.5 Hex screws by turning the screwdriver counterclockwise.

  3. Flip the drone over so that the gimbal is facing up.
    • Flip the drone over so that the gimbal is facing up.

    • Remove the two 4mm 1.5 Hex screws near the gimbal case by turning the screwdriver counterclockwise.

    • Remove the two 5mm 1.5 Hex screws near the gimbal case by turning the screwdriver counterclockwise.

  4. Remove the two small panel pieces near the gimbal case with the tweezers.
    • Remove the two small panel pieces near the gimbal case with the tweezers.

  5. Remove the four 5mm 1.5 Hex screws that are under the panel pieces by turning the screwdriver counterclockwise.
    • Remove the four 5mm 1.5 Hex screws that are under the panel pieces by turning the screwdriver counterclockwise.

  6. Flip the drone back over so the upper shell is facing up.
    • Flip the drone back over so the upper shell is facing up.

    • Pry off the upper shell with a nylon spudger.

    • Be careful when prying with the spudger because you could damage the upper shell's plastic tabs.

  7. Remove the white connector at the back of the flight controller board by gently pulling at the base.
    • Remove the white connector at the back of the flight controller board by gently pulling at the base.

Conclusion

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

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2 Comments

Well done, good instructions - are the two screws under the tabs shorter than the others from the shell?

Lazaro Hernandez - Reply

Awesome descriptions were perfect except for saying there is 4 acres to be removed under the tabs behind the gimbal. Theirs only 2

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