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Power Cable Replacement

by ryanlevitz

My Problem

I fixed a friends screen on her 4S. In doing so, I managed to slightly tear the ribbon cable of the power cable. Fantastic.

My Fix

I bought the part and had it sent 2nd day air. The tear down is a breeze. Reassembly took a bit longer. Folding the cables of the new power cable took a bit of work.

My Advice

Be careful during the removal of the light/proximity sensor.

When removing the speaker from the old power cable, try to keep the sticky foam. I lost every bit of adhesive and used a TINY bit of superglue. The front camera retaining clip takes a bit of force to remove, and was a pain to put back on correctly. Just take your time and follow the steps. Don't rush anything!