Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the vibrating motor inside the Motorola V710

Parts

No parts required.

Insert the spudger between the gray and black plates of the screen casing. Using a twist and pry motion work your way around the phone slowly prying the two plates apart. Note: this part of the phone is glued and will require re-gluing to return the phone to its original state.
  • Insert the spudger between the gray and black plates of the screen casing.

  • Using a twist and pry motion work your way around the phone slowly prying the two plates apart.

  • Note: this part of the phone is glued and will require re-gluing to return the phone to its original state.

If you look at the side of the now exposed screen there should be a metal casing held onto the phone by two tabs. Insert the spudger underneath one of the corners of the metal and bend it out enough to slip it over the tabs.
  • If you look at the side of the now exposed screen there should be a metal casing held onto the phone by two tabs.

  • Insert the spudger underneath one of the corners of the metal and bend it out enough to slip it over the tabs.

  • This metal is reasonably resistant to bending and will likely require a good deal of force to get it off the phone.

Orient the phone so that the main screen is facing upward. Locate the hinge casing, a dark gray piece that covers the hinge.
  • Orient the phone so that the main screen is facing upward.

  • Locate the hinge casing, a dark gray piece that covers the hinge.

  • Insert the spudger under one of the top corners of this piece and using a twist and pry motion remove from the phone.

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Use the spudger to pry upward and remove the plug that connects the screen to the main body of the phone. Use the spudger to pry upward and remove the plug that connects the screen to the main body of the phone.
  • Use the spudger to pry upward and remove the plug that connects the screen to the main body of the phone.

Insert the spudger under the screen and pry the screen forward. Remove the plug on the back of the screen that connects it to the camera.
  • Insert the spudger under the screen and pry the screen forward.

  • Remove the plug on the back of the screen that connects it to the camera.

Use the spudger to remove the screen. Use the spudger to remove the screen.
  • Use the spudger to remove the screen.

Remove the vibrating motor from the phone with the spudger. Remove the vibrating motor from the phone with the spudger.
  • Remove the vibrating motor from the phone with the spudger.

Conclusion

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

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