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Kindle Fire HD 6 Motherboard Replacement

This guide will detail how to remove the motherboard form the Kindle Fire HD 6.

  • Auteur: Cassandra Beck
  • Geschatte tijd: 20 minuten
  • Moeilijkheid: Gemiddeld

This guide explains how to remove the motherboard from the Kindle Fire HD 6. This guide has a lot of steps, so make sure to give yourself enough time to complete all of them.

Note that some of the connectors in this guide are delicate and require special removal, so make sure to read the steps completely before attempting them.

Secties

Stap 1 Motherboard  ¶ 

Zero insertion force connectors can break easily. Before performing this step, read the iFixit Guide to Recognizing and Disconnecting Cable Connectors to find out how to safely remove them. Use the tip of the spudger to disconnect the two zero insertion force connectors on the bottom and top of the motherboard.

Stap 1 Motherboard  ¶ 

  • Zero insertion force connectors can break easily. Before performing this step, read the iFixit Guide to Recognizing and Disconnecting Cable Connectors to find out how to safely remove them.

  • Use the tip of the spudger to disconnect the two zero insertion force connectors on the bottom and top of the motherboard.

  • The first connector is attached to an orange tape, and is located in the bottom-right corner of the motherboard. Remove this connector.

  • The second connector is long and thin, and is located at the top of the motherboard, a bit to the right of center. Remove this connector.

Stap 2  ¶ 

Disconnect the black and white connector at the very top-center of the motherboard by unclipping it using the flat side of the spudger. Disconnect the black and white connector at the very top-center of the motherboard by unclipping it using the flat side of the spudger.

Stap 2  ¶ 

  • Disconnect the black and white connector at the very top-center of the motherboard by unclipping it using the flat side of the spudger.

Stap 3  ¶ 

Unscrew the ten 3.5mm T5 Torx screws around the edge of the motherboard.

Stap 3  ¶ 

  • Unscrew the ten 3.5mm T5 Torx screws around the edge of the motherboard.

Stap 4  ¶ 

Starting from the bottom, lift the motherboard out of the device. You will have to push the motherboard about two millimeters toward the top of the device to unhook the top edge. Starting from the bottom, lift the motherboard out of the device. You will have to push the motherboard about two millimeters toward the top of the device to unhook the top edge.

Stap 4  ¶ 

  • Starting from the bottom, lift the motherboard out of the device. You will have to push the motherboard about two millimeters toward the top of the device to unhook the top edge.