Introduction

Having issues with your motherboard? This guide will provide instructions on how to remove the existing motherboard on your device.

  1. Wedge a plastic spudger between the back panel and the screen to begin lifting the back cover.
    • Wedge a plastic spudger between the back panel and the screen to begin lifting the back cover.

    • Wedge around all edges until the back cover pops off entirely.

  2. Gently pry the back cover from the screen using your hands.
    • Gently pry the back cover from the screen using your hands.

  3. Remove tape covering wire joints Remove (3) 2.5mm screws using a PH001 screw driver. The screws locations are highlighted in the image to the left.
    • Remove tape covering wire joints

    • Remove (3) 2.5mm screws using a PH001 screw driver.

    • The screws locations are highlighted in the image to the left.

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  5. Remove black tape and using your fingers, pull the orange ribbon labeled BSR028-V3-KDX out of its port.
    • Remove black tape and using your fingers, pull the orange ribbon labeled BSR028-V3-KDX out of its port.

  6. Similar to previous step, pull the large U2 ribbon gentle out of  its port.
    • Similar to previous step, pull the large U2 ribbon gentle out of its port.

  7. Remove the last orange ribbon labeled 24 by pulling the motherboard away from the ribbon
    • Remove the last orange ribbon labeled 24 by pulling the motherboard away from the ribbon

  8. Desolder the wires attached to the mother board with a soldering iron. Then pull the wires from the joints.
    • Desolder the wires attached to the mother board with a soldering iron.

    • Then pull the wires from the joints.

Conclusion

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

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