Introduction

As this replacement guide works on an internal component of the Xoom Wifi, completion of prior steps to remove external parts is necessary.

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  • There are two 6.6mm screws that hold ports into place as well as the back panel. Remove these with a T-5 Torx screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: There is a flex clip on both sides that need to be pushed down in order for the plate to slide off completely. Use a plastic opening tool to release the flex clips. They are located under the back cover near the sides. Image 2/2: As soon as the clips are released the back should slide off.
  • Apply light pressure with hand and slide the back plate till it stops in this position.

  • There is a flex clip on both sides that need to be pushed down in order for the plate to slide off completely. Use a plastic opening tool to release the flex clips. They are located under the back cover near the sides.

  • As soon as the clips are released the back should slide off.

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Image 1/3: Once both screws are taken out, lift the rest of the backing out of the way. Image 2/3: Once both screws are taken out, lift the rest of the backing out of the way. Image 3/3: Once both screws are taken out, lift the rest of the backing out of the way.
  • Remove last two 4.2mm screws from the remaining back piece with a T-5 Torx screwdriver.

  • Once both screws are taken out, lift the rest of the backing out of the way.

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Image 1/2: Grab the red and black wires with your fingers and gently lift to disconnect black wire connector from the motherboard. Image 2/2: Grab the red and black wires with your fingers and gently lift to disconnect black wire connector from the motherboard.
  • Remove the two battery leads with a T-5 Torx screwdriver.

  • Grab the red and black wires with your fingers and gently lift to disconnect black wire connector from the motherboard.

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Image 1/2: The battery should lift out easily. Image 2/2: The battery should lift out easily.
  • All that holds the battery in are twelve screws. Remove them with a T-6 Torx screwdriver.

  • The battery should lift out easily.

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Conclusion

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

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does anyone know what the function of the black and red wires are? my connector came off the motherboard.

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