Kindle Fire HD 8.9" Display Assembly Replacement
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Replace the display assembly in your Kindle Fire HD 8.9".
- Author: Jesus Perez
- Time estimate: 3 - 7 minutes
- Difficulty: Moderate
If your Kindle Fire 8.9'' has cracked front glass or a damaged screen, use this guide to replace the entire display assembly, including the LCD display, touch digitizer, front panel, and frame.
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Step 1 — Screen ¶
Remove the SIM card tray (if present in your model).
Insert a large plastic opening tool next to the Kindle's headphone jack.
Move the plastic opening tool evenly around the Kindle, separating the two halves.
Step 2 ¶
Set the Kindle down on the rear case.
Holding the display assembly near the camera, carefully open the display assembly up to about 90 degrees from the rear case.
Step 3 ¶
Lift the retaining flap on the ZIF connector of the upper flex cable.
Gently pull the cable out of its socket.
Step 4 ¶
Lift the retaining flap on the ZIF connector of the lower flex cable.
Gently pull the flex cable from its socket.
Step 5 ¶
Separate the display assembly from the rest of the device.