Introduction

This is a replacement guide for the charging dock on the iHome iH5.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Remove the eight 5/16 inch screws with a #2 Phillips screwdriver.
    • Remove the eight 5/16 inch screws with a #2 Phillips screwdriver.

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  2. Use tweezers to unplug the three wires connected to the circuit board. If the wires are tight pliers might work better.
    • Use tweezers to unplug the three wires connected to the circuit board. If the wires are tight pliers might work better.

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    • Remove the five 5/16 inch screws from the circuit board.

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    • Flip the circuit board over.

    • There are capacitors all over the back side of the board. Be careful not to touch these capacitors (blue cylinders) as they can discharge—giving you a shock.

    • Unplug the eight wires attached to the circuit board with tweezers. If the wires are tight pliers might work better.

      • There is on wire in the orange box.

      • There are two wires in the yellow box.

      • There are five wires in the green box.

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    • Remove the following four screws securing the iHome iH5 charging dock.

      • Use a #2 Phillips screwdriver to remove the four screws.

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    • Gently remove the charging dock from the iHome iH5 by pulling it up.

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    • Remove the final screws connecting the iH5 charging dock to the plastic holding platform

      • Use a #2 Phillips screwdriver to remove the 3/8 inch screws.

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    • Replace the old iH5 charging dock with new iH5 charging dock.

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Conclusion

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

Dustin Lamb

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