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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.

  1. Kindle Voyage Vibrator Replacement, Back Panel: step 1, image 1 of 2 Kindle Voyage Vibrator Replacement, Back Panel: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • 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.

  2. Kindle Voyage Vibrator Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Use an aluminum driver attached with a Phillips head size #00 to remove the four 3mm screws shown in the picture. For reassembly, note that the top two and bottom two screws are different sizes.

  3. Kindle Voyage Vibrator Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 3 Kindle Voyage Vibrator Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 3 Kindle Voyage Vibrator Replacement: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Once the screws are removed, the back panel can slide off the device.

  4. Kindle Voyage Vibrator Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Kindle Voyage Vibrator Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the magnetic component with the magnetic head of the aluminum driver.

  5. Kindle Voyage Vibrator Replacement, Vibrator: step 5, image 1 of 2 Kindle Voyage Vibrator Replacement, Vibrator: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Use tweezers to pinch in the sides of the vibrator cable and slide it out of its housing.

  6. Kindle Voyage Vibrator Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 3 Kindle Voyage Vibrator Replacement: step 6, image 2 of 3 Kindle Voyage Vibrator Replacement: step 6, image 3 of 3
    • Gently peel the vibrator off of the device.

Conclusion

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

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One Comment

OK, the procedure seems straightforward enough, but you say “no parts required” when you actually *do* need to buy the replacement parts for the pieces that are no longer functioning. Where can you buy these parts?

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