Introduction

This is a cleaning and replacement guide for the iHome iH5.

  1. Remove the eight screws from the bottom side of the iHome.
    • Remove the eight screws from the bottom side of the iHome.

  2. Remove the cover to expose the inside.
    • Remove the cover to expose the inside.

    • With pliers, or tweezers,if needed, remove the three wire harnesses by gently pulling straight up on them.

    • Remove the 5 screws with a #2 Phillips screwdriver.

    • Remove all wire harnesses from the bottom of the board. There eight wire harnesses.

    • 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.

    • Remove the two screws from the speakers with a #2 Phillips screwdriver.

    • Turn the device on its front side and remove the two screws with a #2 Phillips screwdriver.

    • Pull the speaker up from the back as shown with the speaker on the right. Then pull the speaker straight back as shown with the speaker on the left.

    • Remove the front piece by pulling up until it hits the plastic pieces sticking out from the display screen. Then pull it out horizontally from the device.

    • Remove the three screw from the dial with a #2 Phillips screwdriver.

    • Pull back the circuit board to access the plastic piece.

    • Lift to separate the plastic piece from the dial.

    • Replace the broken piece.

Conclusion

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

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