Introduction

This guide will walk you through the steps to removing and replacing the headphone audio jack on the walkman.

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  • Remove the two black 6.4mm Phillips screws from the back of the device.

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  • Using a plastic opening tool, work your way around the edges of the device, carefully prying off the front panel.

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  • Remove the two 2.8 mm phillips screws located on either side of the device near the top.

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  • Carefully pull the top piece away from the device.

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Image 1/3: The two 2.8mm screws are on each side of the device. Image 2/3: Insert a plastic prying tool between the bottom of the case and the motherboard. Image 3/3: Pry up the assembly and lift it away from the case.
  • Remove the two 2.8mm silver Phillips screws on the sides of the frame.

  • The two 2.8mm screws are on each side of the device.

  • Insert a plastic prying tool between the bottom of the case and the motherboard.

  • Pry up the assembly and lift it away from the case.

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Image 1/3: Save tape for reassembly. Image 2/3: Save tape for reassembly. Image 3/3: Save tape for reassembly.
  • Remove the yellow tape from the battery and volume control module.

  • Save tape for reassembly.

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Image 1/3: This module is glued on, using too much force may damage or warp the module. Image 2/3: This module is glued on, using too much force may damage or warp the module. Image 3/3: This module is glued on, using too much force may damage or warp the module.
  • Use a prying tool to pry under the volume control module.

  • This module is glued on, using too much force may damage or warp the module.

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Image 1/3: Lift up on the volume control ribbon. Image 2/3: Lift up on the volume control ribbon. Image 3/3: Lift up on the volume control ribbon.
  • Remove the tape from EMF shield and the LCD housing.

  • Lift up on the volume control ribbon.

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Image 1/3: The battery is glued on, too much force may damage the battery casing. Image 2/3: The battery is soldered to the motherboard, care should be taken to not place too much stress on the wires. Image 3/3: The battery is soldered to the motherboard, care should be taken to not place too much stress on the wires.
  • Insert a plastic opening tool under the battery and lift up to remove it.

  • The battery is glued on, too much force may damage the battery casing.

  • The battery is soldered to the motherboard, care should be taken to not place too much stress on the wires.

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Image 1/3: Peel the foam cover away from the hard drive. Image 2/3: Use a plastic opening tool to remove the EMF chip from the motherboard. Image 3/3: The hard drive is soldered onto the device. Be careful not to pull too hard on the hard drive.
  • Remove the black shielding tape from above the Hard Drive.

  • Peel the foam cover away from the hard drive.

  • Use a plastic opening tool to remove the EMF chip from the motherboard.

  • The hard drive is soldered onto the device. Be careful not to pull too hard on the hard drive.

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  • Remove the plastic bracket by pushing up with your thumb to expose the display connection.

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  • Use the flat end of a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the audio jack module.

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  • Peel back the ribbon for the audio jack and remove the 1.8mm silver Phillips screw.

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Image 1/3: Remove the headphone jack and the bottom casing. Image 2/3: Remove the headphone jack and the bottom casing. Image 3/3: Remove the headphone jack and the bottom casing.
  • Remove the mic casing by pushing up and in.

  • Remove the headphone jack and the bottom casing.

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Conclusion

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

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Awesome! But where did you get the port itself?

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