Introduction

A device's logic board has many electrical connections to other components within the device. This guide, using the Arnova 7K G3 Rear Cover Removal guide as a prerequisite, shows how to remove the ribbon connections from the logic board, which may help in determining a bad ribbon connector or other faulty wiring.

Locate the four 5mm Phillips head screws, one at each corner of the tablet. Remove the screws using the Philips #00 screwdriver. Remove the screws using the Philips #00 screwdriver.
  • Locate the four 5mm Phillips head screws, one at each corner of the tablet.

  • Remove the screws using the Philips #00 screwdriver.

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Next step is to pull apart the front and rear cover using the IFixit Plastic Opening Tool. For that, locate the notches between the two cases.
  • Next step is to pull apart the front and rear cover using the IFixit Plastic Opening Tool.

  • For that, locate the notches between the two cases.

  • Place the tool in the notches and start separating the two covers apart.

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Repeat step two until 3/4th of the rear cover is unlatched.
  • Repeat step two until 3/4th of the rear cover is unlatched.

  • Proceed to remove the rear cover by gently pulling it apart by hand.

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Locate the copper tape covering the ribbon connector one. Peel it with a set of tweezers. Locate the copper tape covering the ribbon connector one. Peel it with a set of tweezers.
  • Locate the copper tape covering the ribbon connector one. Peel it with a set of tweezers.

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Locate the two gray pins on the ribbon connector. Grab the first pin with tweezers and gently pull it towards the ribbon. Repeat the step. Gently pull the ribbon cable out of the connection port.
  • Locate the two gray pins on the ribbon connector.

  • Grab the first pin with tweezers and gently pull it towards the ribbon. Repeat the step.

  • Gently pull the ribbon cable out of the connection port.

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Locate the ribbon connector two. Locate the pins of ribbon connector two. Repeat step two for unlocking the pins. Gently pull the ribbon out of the connection port.
  • Locate the ribbon connector two.

  • Locate the pins of ribbon connector two. Repeat step two for unlocking the pins.

  • Gently pull the ribbon out of the connection port.

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Conclusion

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

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