Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the mother board on the iHealth Edge (AM3S). You must take the device and remove the two piece that are stuck together using a blow dryer. This will expose the inside of the device to see screen. This is where we will begin to learn how to replace the motherboard.

Lightly heat device with hair dryer for 15 seconds to  soften adhesive.
  • Lightly heat device with hair dryer for 15 seconds to soften adhesive.

After heating adhesive, firmly pry apart the two halves.
  • After heating adhesive, firmly pry apart the two halves.

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Remove polymer cover that is protecting the mother board, it should just come out when two halves are separated.
  • Remove polymer cover that is protecting the mother board, it should just come out when two halves are separated.

Use a pair of nylon spudgers to assist the removal of the motherboard. Pry up on  two tabs and the mother board will pop out.
  • Use a pair of nylon spudgers to assist the removal of the motherboard. Pry up on two tabs and the mother board will pop out.

This shows the mother board out and exposed.
  • This shows the mother board out and exposed.

You must remove the solder from two wires from the motherboard that are connected to the battery.
  • You must remove the solder from two wires from the motherboard that are connected to the battery.

Conclusion

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

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This guide will help show you how to replace the mother board on the iHealth Edge. You must take the device and remove the two piece that are stuck together using a blow dryer. This will expose the inside of the device to see screen. This is where we will begin to learn how to replace the motherboard.

Remove the word help in the first sentence. The guide will show you how to replace the mother board.

Following is a partial description of what needs to be on the device page. This is copied from the iFixit web site. I don’t think you’ve met these requirements.

-Includes thorough information describing the device and its background information to educate readers and aid them in identifying their device

-Lists at least three helpful, properly formatted links on the device page

Linda Freund - Reply

On Motherboard replacement guide, the last step is not needed.

How many wires need to be desoldered? If its more than one, you should give the number. Example: Use a soldering iron to remove 2 wires.

Looks good. I’m impressed. Lets see what iFixit says.

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