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Kindle Fire Motherboard Replacement

Use this guide to install a new motherboard

  • Autor: Jake Devincenzi
  • Geschätzte Zeit: 20 - 30 Minuten
  • Schwierigkeitsgrad: Moderat

Use this guide to help you replace a damaged motherboard in an Amazon Kindle Fire.

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Schritt 1 Motherboard  ¶ 

Remove the two 2.3 mm Phillips #00 screws from the touchscreen controller. Use a plastic opening tool to release the touchscreen controller connector. Gently remove the touchscreen controller by lifting it up and to the right.

Schritt 1 Motherboard  ¶ 

  • Remove the two 2.3 mm Phillips #00 screws from the touchscreen controller.

  • Use a plastic opening tool to release the touchscreen controller connector.

  • Gently remove the touchscreen controller by lifting it up and to the right.

  • Be careful not to rip the ribbon cable in doing so.

Schritt 2  ¶ 

Use a plastic opening tool to flip open the power button ZIF connector. This connector will not be removed until the motherboard is free. Flip open the ambient light sensor ZIF socket with a plastic opening tool.

Schritt 2  ¶ 

  • Use a plastic opening tool to flip open the power button ZIF connector.

  • This connector will not be removed until the motherboard is free.

  • Flip open the ambient light sensor ZIF socket with a plastic opening tool.

  • Use a pair of tweezers to pull the blue tab on the ambient light sensor cable to remove it from its socket.

Schritt 3  ¶ 

Use a plastic opening tool to lift up and disconnect the display data cable. Lift up on the antenna connector with a plastic opening tool to disconnect it. De-route the antenna cable.

Schritt 3  ¶ 

  • Use a plastic opening tool to lift up and disconnect the display data cable.

  • Lift up on the antenna connector with a plastic opening tool to disconnect it.

  • De-route the antenna cable.

Schritt 4  ¶ 

Remove the six 2.6 mm Phillips #00 screws securing the motherboard to the frame.

Schritt 4  ¶ 

  • Remove the six 2.6 mm Phillips #00 screws securing the motherboard to the frame.

Schritt 5  ¶ 

Use a plastic opening tool to gently lever up the bottom side of the motherboard to free from the adhesive on its underside. Lever the top side of the motherboard up with a plastic opening tool until it comes free. Lift the motherboard out of the Kindle Fire, making sure that the power button cable from step 8 comes free from its connector.

Schritt 5  ¶ 

  • Use a plastic opening tool to gently lever up the bottom side of the motherboard to free from the adhesive on its underside.

  • Lever the top side of the motherboard up with a plastic opening tool until it comes free.

  • Lift the motherboard out of the Kindle Fire, making sure that the power button cable from step 8 comes free from its connector.