Introduction

LEDs last for a really long time, but alas, not forever. You may find the need to replace the LED module in the future, but it's just a matter of opening the case and pulling it out!

Pull the plastic tab on the battery compartment cover pannel, to loosen it and pull it off.
  • Pull the plastic tab on the battery compartment cover pannel, to loosen it and pull it off.

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Disconnect the battery pack wires from the device and remove the battery pack.
  • Disconnect the battery pack wires from the device and remove the battery pack.

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On the bottom of the device cases face, are two T10 screws. Use a T10 Torx screwdriver to remove the two screws.
  • On the bottom of the device cases face, are two T10 screws. Use a T10 Torx screwdriver to remove the two screws.

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Still using the T10 screwdriver, remove the two T10 screws on the back of the devices case.
  • Still using the T10 screwdriver, remove the two T10 screws on the back of the devices case.

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Remove the two Phillips #00 screws, located in the center of, the back of the device.
  • Remove the two Phillips #00 screws, located in the center of, the back of the device.

  • You'll need to either use a thin shafted screwdriver or use the female hexagonal bit, found in the ifixit 54 bit toolkit to extend the reach of the Phillips #00 bit.

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On the bottom of the device case, are two rubber feet. Pry them off the case.
  • On the bottom of the device case, are two rubber feet. Pry them off the case.

  • Try to keep the adhesive on the rubber feet as clean as possible, to insure they can be reattached during reassembly.

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Pull the two halfs of the devices case, apart.
  • Pull the two halfs of the devices case, apart.

  • Take care when pulling the two halfs apart. There are three cables that connect components of the device, to the motherboard. Disconnect these cable to be able to be able to separate the two half of the devices case.

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Pull the LED modules connector from its socket on the mother board.
  • Pull the LED modules connector from its socket on the mother board.

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Gently lift the LED module upwards to remove it.
  • Gently lift the LED module upwards to remove it.

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Conclusion

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

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