Introduction

Have a working knowledge of soldering before attempting to replace this part.

Image 1/1: Remove the battery compartment lid and set it aside.
  • Access the battery compartment

    • Remove the battery compartment lid and set it aside.

    • Disconnect the battery and set it aside.

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  • Puncture the sticker in the battery compartment with a spudger to access the screw beneath it.

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Image 1/1: Place the screw in a secure place.
  • Remove the 7mm Phillips #1 screw from the battery compartment.

  • Place the screw in a secure place.

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Image 1/2: Insert a plastic opening tool into the side groove about 2cm from the pink plastic component and pry open one side of the device. Image 2/2: Once the side is separated, leave the opening tool inside to prevent the two sides from closing.
  • Begin prying open the device.

    • Insert a plastic opening tool into the side groove about 2cm from the pink plastic component and pry open one side of the device.

    • Once the side is separated, leave the opening tool inside to prevent the two sides from closing.

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Image 1/2: Create separation on that side until the white plastic component comes off entirely. Image 2/2: Place the white plastic component in a secure place.
  • Insert another plastic opening tool into the groove opposite to the side of the tool already inserted.

  • Create separation on that side until the white plastic component comes off entirely.

  • Place the white plastic component in a secure place.

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  • With your hand, remove the pink component.

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  • Remove the 7mm Phillips #1 screw in the middle of the motherboard.

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Image 1/1: Pre-heat the soldering iron.
  • Place the motherboard in a position that allows access it's underside.

  • Pre-heat the soldering iron.

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Image 1/3: If steam is created when the soldering iron is touched to a wet sponge then the soldering iron is hot enough. Image 2/3: Use the soldering iron and soldering vacuum to unsolder the indicator light leads. Image 3/3: Plastic spacer holding indicator light may burn.
  • Desoldering

    • If steam is created when the soldering iron is touched to a wet sponge then the soldering iron is hot enough.

    • Use the soldering iron and soldering vacuum to unsolder the indicator light leads.

  • Plastic spacer holding indicator light may burn.

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Conclusion

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

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