Introduction

To remove the lens assembly, you must remove some internal parts first. Some of these screws are in tight places, so they will be tedious to access.

Image 1/2: Pop up and pull back on the clip to remove the screen cover and expose the back panel with the touchscreen. Image 2/2: Pop up and pull back on the clip to remove the screen cover and expose the back panel with the touchscreen.
  • Be sure to power off the GoPro before you start disassembly.

  • Pop up and pull back on the clip to remove the screen cover and expose the back panel with the touchscreen.

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Image 1/2: Pry the panel upwards by inserting the metal spudger into the corner crease between the panel and camera shell. Image 2/2: Pry the panel upwards by inserting the metal spudger into the corner crease between the panel and camera shell.
  • Use the metal spudger to pry around the perimeter of the panel.

  • Pry the panel upwards by inserting the metal spudger into the corner crease between the panel and camera shell.

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Image 1/2: Move the panel to the side so you can access the internal components. Image 2/2: The panel is still attached to the rest of the device with a ribbon cable, so be sure to not tear or damage the cable.
  • Pry around the panel to ensure it is not attached to the device.

  • Move the panel to the side so you can access the internal components.

  • The panel is still attached to the rest of the device with a ribbon cable, so be sure to not tear or damage the cable.

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Image 1/1: Peel back the rear panel ribbon cable that is adhered to the battery until it is completely separated from the battery.
  • Locate the battery.

  • Peel back the rear panel ribbon cable that is adhered to the battery until it is completely separated from the battery.

  • Be careful of metal contacts on strip, they can be sharp.

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  • Using tweezers, peel off the copper tape on the right side of the battery.

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  • Place the plastic opening tool at one of the edges of the battery then pry until the battery is removed from the GoPro.

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Image 1/1: Gently pull the battery off the motherboard. Pulling vertically off the motherboard will give a clean release.
  • Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the battery connector from the motherboard.

  • Gently pull the battery off the motherboard. Pulling vertically off the motherboard will give a clean release.

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Image 1/3: Remove the single 4 mm Phillips #000 screws. Image 2/3: Remove the single 4 mm Phillips #000 screws. Image 3/3: Remove the single 4 mm Phillips #000 screws.
  • Remove the two 6 mm Phillips #00 screws.

  • Remove the single 4 mm Phillips #000 screws.

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Image 1/1: You do not have to unplug the black box to remove the USB/SD chip.
  • Remove the image sensor from the camera.

  • You do not have to unplug the black box to remove the USB/SD chip.

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Image 1/1: Be careful when removing the ribbon cable. You must pull gently or you can rip the ribbon off  of its contacts.
  • Grab the edge of the ribbon cable with the tweezers and gently pull until the cable is disconnected from the motherboard.

  • Be careful when removing the ribbon cable. You must pull gently or you can rip the ribbon off of its contacts.

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  • Gently lift the microSD/Micro USB assembly up and out of the device.

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Image 1/1: Do not yank on the image sensor, it can rip out the wiring or damage the motherboard.
  • Use your fingers and gently pull out the sensor from the motherboard by slowly and gradually pulling up on the image sensor box.

  • Do not yank on the image sensor, it can rip out the wiring or damage the motherboard.

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  • Remove the three 4 mm Phillips #000 screws securing the motherboard.

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Image 1/1: Be careful when removing the ribbon cable. Pull off gently or you can separate the ribbon from the contacts.
  • Use your fingers to gently remove the ribbon connected to the lens.

  • Be careful when removing the ribbon cable. Pull off gently or you can separate the ribbon from the contacts.

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  • Use your fingers and carefully pull out the motherboard from under the lens. It may take a little bit of adjusting to get it out.

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  • Remove the two 4 mm Phillips #000 screws securing the top button.

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  • Remove the four 4 mm Phillips #000 screws securing the lens to the case.

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  • Gently lift the lens up and out of the device.

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Conclusion

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

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I'm curious if you have any suggestions for sourcing the replacement part.

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