Introduction

This guide will outline how to remove and replace the vibration motor of the HTC Desire V smartphone.

Gently pry back cover away from phone If you are having difficulty you may need to use a Spudger or plastic opener If you are having difficulty you may need to use a Spudger or plastic opener
  • Gently pry back cover away from phone

  • If you are having difficulty you may need to use a Spudger or plastic opener

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Lever the battery out from the bottom end first. If you have trouble you can use the opening tools or the spudger again If you have trouble you can use the opening tools or the spudger again
  • Lever the battery out from the bottom end first.

  • If you have trouble you can use the opening tools or the spudger again

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Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
Unscrew and remove five 3.0 mm black torx screws at the positions circled in orange. Use a Torx T5 screwdriver Use a Torx T5 screwdriver
  • Unscrew and remove five 3.0 mm black torx screws at the positions circled in orange.

  • Use a Torx T5 screwdriver

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Using an opening tool or a spudger, gently remove the plastic backing Using an opening tool or a spudger, gently remove the plastic backing Using an opening tool or a spudger, gently remove the plastic backing
  • Using an opening tool or a spudger, gently remove the plastic backing

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Unplug the vibration motor shown from the white plug on the motherboard You will probably need tweezers to do this
  • Unplug the vibration motor shown from the white plug on the motherboard

  • You will probably need tweezers to do this

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Gently remove the motor from its housing in the phone’s chassis The easiest way to do this is to lever the motor out by its rotating end using the tweezers
  • Gently remove the motor from its housing in the phone’s chassis

  • The easiest way to do this is to lever the motor out by its rotating end using the tweezers

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Conclusion

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

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