Introduction

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

  1. 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.

  2. Lever the battery out from the bottom end first. Do not bend or puncture the battery. Do not bend or puncture the battery.
    • Lever the battery out from the bottom end first.

    • Do not bend or puncture the battery.

  3. Free shipping on all orders over $100 or containing a Pro Tech Toolkit!

    Browse Our Store
  4. Use a Torx T5 screwdriver to unscrew and remove five 3.0 mm screws from the rear frame. Use a Torx T5 screwdriver to unscrew and remove five 3.0 mm screws from the rear frame. Use a Torx T5 screwdriver to unscrew and remove five 3.0 mm screws from the rear frame.
    • Use a Torx T5 screwdriver to unscrew and remove five 3.0 mm screws from the rear frame.

  5. Use an opening tool or a spudger to gently remove the rear frame. Use an opening tool or a spudger to gently remove the rear frame. Use an opening tool or a spudger to gently remove the rear frame.
    • Use an opening tool or a spudger to gently remove the rear frame.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

Conclusion

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

One other person completed this guide.

William McCusker

Member since: 01/29/2015

1,042 Reputation

9 Guides authored

Team

Clemson, Team 14-3, Shirley Winter 2015 Member of Clemson, Team 14-3, Shirley Winter 2015

CLEM-SHIRLEY-W15S14G3

6 Members

9 Guides authored

0 Comments

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 1

Past 30 Days: 1

All Time: 294