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.

Image 1/3: Remove the screws using the Philips #00 screwdriver. Image 2/3: Remove the screws using the Philips #00 screwdriver. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/2: For that, locate the notches between the two cases. Image 2/2: Place the tool in the notches and  start separating the two covers apart.
  • 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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Image 1/1: Proceed to remove the rear cover by gently pulling it apart by hand.
  • 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.

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Image 1/3: Grab the first pin with tweezers and gently pull it towards the ribbon. Repeat the step. Image 2/3: Gently pull the ribbon cable out of the connection port. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Locate the pins of ribbon connector two. Repeat step two for unlocking the pins. Image 2/3: Gently pull the ribbon out of the connection port. Image 3/3: 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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