Introduction

Vibration is a useful tool to ensure the user that a device is responding to the press of a button. This guide shows how to replace the vibrator in a Kindle Voyage should the device fail to vibrate properly.

Image 1/2: Use the tool to pry the plastic away from the device. Image 2/2: There will be adhesive holding this piece of plastic to the device. You may have to pull pretty hard to get it separated.
  • Insert a plastic opening tool between the plastic panel shown on the device.

  • Use the tool to pry the plastic away from the device.

  • There will be adhesive holding this piece of plastic to the device. You may have to pull pretty hard to get it separated.

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  • Use an aluminum driver attached with a Phillips head size #00 to remove the four 3mm screws shown in the picture.

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  • Once the screws are removed, the back panel can slide off the device.

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  • Remove the magnetic component with the magnetic head of the aluminum driver.

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  • Use tweezers to pinch in the sides of the vibrator cable and slide it out of its housing.

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  • Gently peel the vibrator off of the device.

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Conclusion

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

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