Introduction

The heart rate monitor is a component that allows your watch to read your heart rate. It does this by emitting infrared light to monitor blood flow under your skin. If your watch does not detect your heart rate and you've tried the options in the Troubleshooting guide, then the heart rate monitor may need to be replaced.

Lay the watch face-down on a flat, stable surface.
  • Lay the watch face-down on a flat, stable surface.

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Press the watchband down against the work surface.
  • Press the watchband down against the work surface.

  • Press the tip of a flathead screwdriver against the edge of the spring-loaded holding pin.

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With the spring-loaded pin pressed in, the watch band should release easily.
  • With the spring-loaded pin pressed in, the watch band should release easily.

  • Gently pull the band away from the body of the watch.

  • Repeat steps 2 and 3 for the opposite side.

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With the watch laying face-down, locate the four screws. They are located on the back of the watch, at the four corners.
  • With the watch laying face-down, locate the four screws. They are located on the back of the watch, at the four corners.

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Using a Torx-T5 screwdriver, remove each of the four 4mm screws and set them aside.
  • Using a Torx-T5 screwdriver, remove each of the four 4mm screws and set them aside.

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Gently work the plastic opening tool under the top edge of the watch’s back cover.
  • Gently work the plastic opening tool under the top edge of the watch’s back cover.

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With the watch’s back cover pried loose, gently lift it away from the front half of the watch. With the watch’s back cover pried loose, gently lift it away from the front half of the watch.
  • With the watch’s back cover pried loose, gently lift it away from the front half of the watch.

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Lay both halves of the watch body assembly face down (with internal components facing up).
  • Lay both halves of the watch body assembly face down (with internal components facing up).

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Locate the ribbon cable connector near the edge of the watch's case. Using the plastic opening tool, gently pry the connector from the motherboard
  • Locate the ribbon cable connector near the edge of the watch's case.

  • Using the plastic opening tool, gently pry the connector from the motherboard

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Using the plastic opening tool, gently pry away the red spacers. Set the spacers aside.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, gently pry away the red spacers.

  • Set the spacers aside.

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Insert the end of the plastic opening tool under the motherboard. Gently pry up the motherboard. Gently pry up the motherboard.
  • Insert the end of the plastic opening tool under the motherboard.

  • Gently pry up the motherboard.

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Set the motherboard on a flat, stable surface. Using the plastic opening tool, gently pry the heart rate sensor cable from the motherboard.
  • Set the motherboard on a flat, stable surface.

  • Using the plastic opening tool, gently pry the heart rate sensor cable from the motherboard.

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Once the cable is disconnected, run the plastic opening tool under the heart rate sensor from all sides, gently prying up as you go along. Once the cable is disconnected, run the plastic opening tool under the heart rate sensor from all sides, gently prying up as you go along. Once the cable is disconnected, run the plastic opening tool under the heart rate sensor from all sides, gently prying up as you go along.
  • Once the cable is disconnected, run the plastic opening tool under the heart rate sensor from all sides, gently prying up as you go along.

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Conclusion

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

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Check all of your guides to make sure you've indicate the needed tools.

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