Introduction

The tilting mechanism allows the Kinect to follow the player. It operates through a motor and several gears.

Pull the rubber backing off the base of the Kinect.
  • Pull the rubber backing off the base of the Kinect.

  • If the adhesive attaching the rubber backing and the base doesn't come off with the rubber backing, remove the adhesive as well.

  • If the adhesive comes off separately, you may some type of adhesive to reattach the rubber backing.

Unscrew the four 7mm T6 Torx screws. Pull off the base to reveal the inner case.
  • Unscrew the four 7mm T6 Torx screws.

  • Pull off the base to reveal the inner case.

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Unscrew the four 5mm #0 Phillip screws. These screws strip easily. Remove the metal plate to reveal the motor and gears.
  • Unscrew the four 5mm #0 Phillip screws.

    • These screws strip easily.

  • Remove the metal plate to reveal the motor and gears.

  • Disconnect the connector to separate the plate from the Kinect.

Remove the three gears on top of the motor, starting with the center gear.
  • Remove the three gears on top of the motor, starting with the center gear.

Unscrew the four 5mm #00 Phillip screws. Remove the motor from the plate to replace.
  • Unscrew the four 5mm #00 Phillip screws.

  • Remove the motor from the plate to replace.

Conclusion

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

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