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Introduction

Follow the steps in this guide in order to gain access to components found inside the device which most often require repair of replacement.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Sandisk Sansa m230 Series mp3 player, use our service manual.

  1. Remove the battery compartment cover.
    • Remove the battery compartment cover.

    • Remove the battery.

  2. Locate and remove the screw next to the battery compartment lid.
    • Locate and remove the screw next to the battery compartment lid.

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  4. Locate the interlocking pegs along the seam of the device's casings.
    • Locate the interlocking pegs along the seam of the device's casings.

    • Gently pry the pegs apart one at a time, working your way around the case.

    • Be careful when prying apart the pegs: they are made of plastic and may break.

  5. The battery contact springs may prevent the case from separating.
    • The battery contact springs may prevent the case from separating.

    • Push the battery contact springs down through the hole in the case.

  6. The casing protecting the USB and headphone jacks must be removed.
    • The casing protecting the USB and headphone jacks must be removed.

    • Locate and gently pry apart the two interlocking clips holding it in place.

    • The outer casings may now be removed and the MP3 player should separate.

  7. You now have access to all components found on the inside of the device!
    • You now have access to all components found on the inside of the device!

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