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Power and 3.5 mm Audio Adapter Jacks Replacement

This guide describes the process of replacing the Power and 3.5 mm Audio Adapter Jacks.

  • Author: Jerrell
  • Time estimate: 15 minutes
  • Difficulty: Difficult

This guide will show you how to replace the power and 3.5 mm audio adapter jacks on an iHome iP37.

Step 1 Power and 3.5 mm Audio Adapter Jacks  ¶ 

Firmly and cautiously unplug the two white 3-pin connectors from the printed circuit board.

Step 1 Power and 3.5 mm Audio Adapter Jacks  ¶ 

  • Firmly and cautiously unplug the two white 3-pin connectors from the printed circuit board.

Step 2  ¶ 

Remove the two 5mm screws holding the power and 3.5mm jack PCB onto the rest of the device; you will need a Phillips #1 driver to do this. Lift the PCB away from the rest of the device. Lift the PCB away from the rest of the device.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the two 5mm screws holding the power and 3.5mm jack PCB onto the rest of the device; you will need a Phillips #1 driver to do this.

  • Lift the PCB away from the rest of the device.

Step 3  ¶ 

Desolder the two black and two red cables from the board.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Desolder the two black and two red cables from the board.

  • These wires will need to be soldered to the replacement board when reassembling the device.

  • You can refer to iFixit's guide or this informative video for more information on soldering.