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SiriusXM Onyx Motherboard Replacement

How to replace the motherboard of the SiriusXM Onyx if the device will not power on, the device randomly shuts down, or the buttons are not responsive.

  • Author: Christina Tao
  • Time estimate: 5 minutes
  • Difficulty: Moderate

The motherboard is fixed to the casing by three screws. This guide will show how to open the casing, remove the screws, and detach the motherboard.

Step 1 Motherboard  ¶ 

Take the iFixit opening tool and place it between the crevice as shown.

Step 1 Motherboard  ¶ 

  • Take the iFixit opening tool and place it between the crevice as shown.

Step 2  ¶ 

Apply pressure to the iFixit opening tool, pushing down until the the plastic casing pops off. Apply pressure to the iFixit opening tool, pushing down until the the plastic casing pops off.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Apply pressure to the iFixit opening tool, pushing down until the the plastic casing pops off.

Step 3  ¶ 

Use the Phillips PH00 to remove the three marked screws. Use the Phillips PH00 to remove the three marked screws.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Use the Phillips PH00 to remove the three marked screws.

Step 4  ¶ 

Once the screws have been removed, the motherboard is free to come out. Once the screws have been removed, the motherboard is free to come out. Once the screws have been removed, the motherboard is free to come out.

Step 4  ¶ 

  • Once the screws have been removed, the motherboard is free to come out.