Introduction

The following guide details the neccesary steps that you have to follow in order to replace the vibration motor of the Lenovo IdeaTab S6000.

Image 1/1: These screens are held in place by glue and are hard to remove. Take your time.
  • Remove speaker screens by working them lose with a plastic opening tool. You may need to first losen them with iFixit tweasers or a craft knife.

  • These screens are held in place by glue and are hard to remove. Take your time.

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  • Remove the 3.14" Philips screws from both spots that were covered.

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Image 1/1: It will make a popping sound each time one of the lock tabs is disconnected.
  • Go all around the casing prying the screen away from the backing with a spudger.

  • It will make a popping sound each time one of the lock tabs is disconnected.

  • DO NOT USE A METAL TOOL FOR THIS.

  • Take your time as you move all around the device prying the backing off.

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  • Pull off the plastic covering the battery cable.

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  • Gently pull on both sides of the plug to release it with either a plastic opening tool or your fingers.

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Image 1/1: The battery is held to the device by a bit of adhesive. Just pull the battery up from the tab and it will lift out with a bit effort.
  • Remove the battery by grabbing the tab shown and pulling up.

  • The battery is held to the device by a bit of adhesive. Just pull the battery up from the tab and it will lift out with a bit effort.

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  • Use a spudger to pry the vibration motor up.

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Image 1/2: To remove wires first heat up soldering gun. Image 2/2: Heat up metal connecting the wires to the board.
  • This step is not necessary if you aren't replacing the vibration motor.

  • To remove wires first heat up soldering gun.

  • Heat up metal connecting the wires to the board.

  • Once the metal is heated to a melting point gently pull on the wire. The wires should come out with little effort.

  • The red wire goes on the left and the blue on the right.

  • To connect new vibration switch simply follow these steps in reverse.

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Conclusion

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

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