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Introduction

The purpose of this repair guide is to show how to replace the lower outer casing.

  1. Motorola Razr V3c Lower Casing (CDMA) Replacement, Battery (CDMA): step 1, image 1 of 3 Motorola Razr V3c Lower Casing (CDMA) Replacement, Battery (CDMA): step 1, image 2 of 3 Motorola Razr V3c Lower Casing (CDMA) Replacement, Battery (CDMA): step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Press down on the the rear panel release button while simultaneously prying the rear panel straight away from the V3c.

    • Lift and remove the rear panel away from the V3c.

  2. Motorola Razr V3c Lower Casing (CDMA) Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 Motorola Razr V3c Lower Casing (CDMA) Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the battery by pushing in the top of the battery and lifting it away from the phone.

  3. Motorola Razr V3c Lower Casing (CDMA) Replacement, Speaker (CDMA): step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Unscrew the two screws in the back using the T6.

  4. Motorola Razr V3c Lower Casing (CDMA) Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Use the plastic opening tool to pop the bottom and the sides off the back casing.

    • Be careful not to pull the back lower cover off too far as it is connected to the phone body by a ribbon.

  5. Motorola Razr V3c Lower Casing (CDMA) Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Peel off the connector between the motherboard and the body of the phone.

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    • Pull out the two black rubber covers using tweezers.

    • The second rubber cover is much harder to get out.

  7. Motorola Razr V3c Lower Casing (CDMA) Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 2 Motorola Razr V3c Lower Casing (CDMA) Replacement: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Pull out the white plastic cover by unclipping the two plastic pieces shown.

  8. Motorola Razr V3c Lower Casing (CDMA) Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Pull out the speaker.

  9. Motorola Razr V3c Lower Casing (CDMA) Replacement, Motherboard (CDMA): step 9, image 1 of 2 Motorola Razr V3c Lower Casing (CDMA) Replacement, Motherboard (CDMA): step 9, image 2 of 2
    • Pull out the motherboard.

    • You may also now replace the bottom lower casing

  10. Motorola Razr V3c Lower Casing (CDMA) Replacement, Lower Casing (CDMA): step 10, image 1 of 1
    • Unscrew the two screws holding the plastic speaker cover to the phone with a T5 screwdriver

  11. Motorola Razr V3c Lower Casing (CDMA) Replacement: step 11, image 1 of 1
    • Pull off and replace the lower front casing

    • The metallic grounding grid will come off when the lower front casing is removed

    • Make sure to reinsert the metallic grounding unit when re-screwing the new lower bottom casing

Conclusion

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

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