Introduction

This repair is needed when your charging port is faulty or not working properly. Be cautious of sharp metal parts in a device as they can cause bodily injury.

  1. Remove the white portion of the top cover as shown. Push down on it to slide it off using just your fingers. Be careful not to break the clips holding it in place with removing it.
    • Remove the white portion of the top cover as shown. Push down on it to slide it off using just your fingers. Be careful not to break the clips holding it in place with removing it.

  2. Remove the five Torx T5 screws. Remove the five Torx T5 screws. Remove the five Torx T5 screws.
    • Remove the five Torx T5 screws.

  3. Remove full frame on the back. A tip is to tape the volume button to the frame before removing it, as the volume button will fall out. Remove full frame on the back. A tip is to tape the volume button to the frame before removing it, as the volume button will fall out.
    • Remove full frame on the back. A tip is to tape the volume button to the frame before removing it, as the volume button will fall out.

  4. Remove the plastic top cover of the motherboard. Remove the plastic top cover of the motherboard.
    • Remove the plastic top cover of the motherboard.

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  6. Remove four T5 Torx screws. Remove four T5 Torx screws.
    • Remove four T5 Torx screws.

  7. Remove twelve of the connectors. Remove twelve of the connectors. Remove twelve of the connectors.
    • Remove twelve of the connectors.

  8. Release the flex-screen touch cable. It is held in place with clips. Use the safe open pry tool to unclip it. Note that it will still be connected to the base and the motherboard. Release the flex-screen touch cable. It is held in place with clips. Use the safe open pry tool to unclip it. Note that it will still be connected to the base and the motherboard.
    • Release the flex-screen touch cable. It is held in place with clips. Use the safe open pry tool to unclip it. Note that it will still be connected to the base and the motherboard.

  9. Flip the motherboard and the flex screen to the left.
    • Flip the motherboard and the flex screen to the left.

  10. Release the two file cables attached to the motherboard.
    • Release the two file cables attached to the motherboard.

  11. Remove the motherboard. Note that the flex screen will not be removed with it and will remain attached to the tablet frame.
    • Remove the motherboard. Note that the flex screen will not be removed with it and will remain attached to the tablet frame.

  12. Remove the motherboard. Note that the flex screen will not be removed with it and will remain attached to the tablet frame. Remove the motherboard. Note that the flex screen will not be removed with it and will remain attached to the tablet frame. Remove the motherboard. Note that the flex screen will not be removed with it and will remain attached to the tablet frame.
    • Remove the motherboard. Note that the flex screen will not be removed with it and will remain attached to the tablet frame.

  13. Remove the dock port flex cable. It will be tangled around other cables, so take care not to rip it while removing. Remove the dock port flex cable. It will be tangled around other cables, so take care not to rip it while removing.
    • Remove the dock port flex cable. It will be tangled around other cables, so take care not to rip it while removing.

Conclusion

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

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