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Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Camera Tie Bar Replacement

How to remove the Microsoft Surface Pro 5 camera tie bar.

  • Author: Paul Manzer
  • Time estimate: 2 - 3 hours
  • Difficulty: Difficult

The camera tie bar mounts the front and rear cameras as well as providing additional mounting support for the right and left speakers. It also connects to the motherboard via a small ribbon cable.

Step 1 Camera Tie Bar  ¶ 

Remove the Torx T5 x 6mm screw connecting the black tie bar to the power button/volume control/speaker assembly.

Step 1 Camera Tie Bar  ¶ 

  • Remove the Torx T5 x 6mm screw connecting the black tie bar to the power button/volume control/speaker assembly.

Step 2  ¶ 

Remove the remaining three Torx T5 x 4.5mm screws holding down the camera tie bar.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the remaining three Torx T5 x 4.5mm screws holding down the camera tie bar.

Step 3  ¶ 

Disconnect the small ribbon cable connecting the camera tie bar to the motherboard by pulling up with tweezers.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Disconnect the small ribbon cable connecting the camera tie bar to the motherboard by pulling up with tweezers.

Step 4  ¶ 

Lift the camera tie bar off of the device.

Step 4  ¶ 

  • Lift the camera tie bar off of the device.