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Introdução

This guide will walk you through the steps to remove the motherboard on a Palm T|X.

  1. Palm TX Motherboard Replacement, Back Panel: step 1, image 1 of 2 Palm TX Motherboard Replacement, Back Panel: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Orient the device so that the display faces forward.

    • Remove the stylus from the right side.

  2. Palm TX Motherboard Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Turn over the device so that the back panel faces forward.

    • Use a T5 Torx screwdriver to remove the four 6.35mm corner screws.

  3. Palm TX Motherboard Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 Palm TX Motherboard Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Rotate the device so that the display faces forward.

    • Insert a plastic opening tool with the angled tip pointing downward into the crevice on the left side of the device.

    • Pry along the crevice to loosen the back panel.

    • Repeat this process for the right side.

  4. Palm TX Motherboard Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Palm TX Motherboard Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Carefully pry the back panel to open the device.

    • Be careful not to break the wire that connects the battery pack to the motherboard.

    • When reassembling, snap the back panel back into place and then insert the top cover.

  5. Palm TX Motherboard Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 2 Palm TX Motherboard Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Use a plastic opening tool to peel the battery pack from the back panel.

    • The battery pack is glued to the back panel so removing it may require considerable effort.

  6. Palm TX Motherboard Replacement, Battery Pack: step 6, image 1 of 2 Palm TX Motherboard Replacement, Battery Pack: step 6, image 2 of 2
    • Use a soldering iron to disconnect the battery wires from the motherboard.

    • For soldering instructions, you can view the Soldering Guide.

  7. Palm TX Motherboard Replacement, Motherboard: step 7, image 1 of 2 Palm TX Motherboard Replacement, Motherboard: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Pull straight up on the ribbon cables located on the bottom right of the motherboard to disconnect them.

  8. Palm TX Motherboard Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 2 Palm TX Motherboard Replacement: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • Lift the mother board out of the device.

    • A weak adhesive attaches the motherboard to the device.

    • The red wire in the picture will not be attached to your device at this point.

Conclusão

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

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