Introduction

This guide will demonstrate how to remove and replace the A/C power port. Be sure to check out the Soldering Technique Guide to learn ore about soldering before completing this repair.

Image 1/1: It may take multiple heats, left for a minute at a time, to properly loosen the glue.
  • Heat up the iOpener for 30 seconds in the microwave and place across rubber pads on the back of the device.

    • It may take multiple heats, left for a minute at a time, to properly loosen the glue.

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  • Gently use the plastic opening tool to pry the rubber pads off.

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  • Remove the four Phillips #000 screws from the bottom of the case.

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  • Gently remove the under side of the device.

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  • Remove the middle component that is held in place by the top and bottom of the device.

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  • Remove the cover over the A/V ports on the front of the device.

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  • Remove the board from the plastic enclosure.

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Image 1/1: To learn more about soldering check out the [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/How+To+Solder+and+Desolder+Connections/750|Soldering Technique Guide].
  • Heat the 3 solder leads on the bottom side of the motherboard opposite of the A/C Port until the point you can pull the port away from the board.

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  • Insert the new A/C power port where the old one was. Gently apply solder to the 3 pins on the bottom side of the mother board to connect it.

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Conclusion

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

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