Amazon Kindle 1 Repair Guide Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 05 August 2009 03:17


Amazon Kindle 1 Before you begin

  • Read this website's Legal Guidelines and make sure you understand the risks of this repair. Place your Amazon Kindle 1 on a clean flat and soft surface, such as a rubber mat or a piece of soft cloth and get the required kindle opening tools

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    Turn your Amazon Kindle 1 on its back.

    Step 2

    Remove the kindle 1 battery door and the battery.

    Step 3

    This is what it looks like when the kindle battery cover is removed.

    Step 4

    Use a green tool to pry the kindle 1 battery upward.

    Step 5

    Gently pull the kindle battery wire to release it from the connector.

    Step 6

    Remove the screws surrounding the battery compartment.

    Step 10

    Remove the back cover using the spudger as shown in the image.

    Step 13

    Now the plastic backplate should come loose from the Amazon Kindle 1 logic board and front assembly.

    Step 12

    Remove the screw holding the antenna cable cover.

    Step 15

    Remov the screws holding the logic board shield.

    Step 16

    Remove the screws at the front of the logic board shield.

    Step 17

    Now you can lift the shield as shown in the image.

    Step 18

    This is what it looks like when the shield is completely removed and placed next to the front assembly.

    Step 19

    Remove the screws of the Amazon Kindle SD card reader module.

    Step 20

    This is what it looks like when all screws of the SD card module are removed.

    Step 21

    This is what is looks like when the SD card module is lifted away from the front assembly.

    Step 22

     

    Open the SD Module ribbon cable latch and remove the module.

    Step 23

    Remove all screws that hold the kindle 1 logic board in place.

    Step 24

     

    Disconnect the kindle speaker connector shown in the image.

    Step 25

     

    Open the remaining ribbon cable latches.

    Step 26

     

    Open the latch of the Kindle scroll wheel ribbon cable.

    Step 27

     

    Open the latch of the Kindle 1 screen ribbon cable.

    Step 28

     

    Open the latch of the kindle side button board ribbon cable.

    Step 29

     

    Open the latch of the Kindle On/Off Wifi switch module.

    Step 30

     

    Disconnect the Kindle wifi antenna.

    Step 31

     

    Remove the screw holding the plastic part the covers the wifi antenna cable.

    Step 32

     

    Carefull peel the antenna module off the front plate.

    Step 33

     

    Move the safe open tool towards the middle to release the antenna from the glue.

    Step 34

     

    This is what it looks like when the module is detached from the front plate.

    Step 35

     

    Now you should be able to carefully lift the entire kindle 1 logic board. Keep the ribbon cables from getting trapped and tearing.

    Step 36

     

    This is what the kindle logic board looks like when fully removed from the frontplate.

    Step 37

     

    Remove the screws holding the midboard to the frontplate.

    Step 38

     

    Remove the screws of the kindle scroll wheel.

    Step 39

     

    Remove the screws of the kindle switch module.

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