Motorola L6 disassembly



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Tools required: Torx 5 screwdriver, tweezers, plastic shim such as a guitar plectrum
  • Removing the antenna cover:
    1. Remove the battery cover, battery and SIM
    2. Use the screwdriver or tweezers to gently pry off the RF grommet located on the antenna cap (below)

Motorola L6 disassembly stage 1

  • Removing the antenna cover:
    3. Carefully use the flat end of the tweezers to release two latches on the top end of the antenna cover, then carefully lift the antenna cover away from the phone.

Motorola L6 disassembly stage 2

  • Removing the transceiver PC board shield:
    4.Using the T5 screwdriver, remove the 6 housing screws from the phone. Set the screws aside for re-use (see Figure 10).
    5.Lift the metal shield away from the phone.

Motorola L6 disassembly stage 3

  • Removing the housing:
    6. Insert the plastic shim between the front housing and the chassis assembly. Slide the plastic shim around the phone between the front housing and the phone to release the housing catches along the sides of the front housing

Motorola L6 disassembly stage 4

  • Removing the housing:
    7. Carefully lift the bottom end of the front housing over the phone. The earpiece will still be connecting the front cover to the rest of the phone at the top of the phone so be careful

Motorola L6 disassembly stage 5

  • Removing the earpiece speaker from the front housing:
    8. Use the plastic shim or tweezers to separate the earpiece speaker from the front housing

Motorola L6 disassembly stage 6

  • Removing the LCD screen:
    9. Use the tweezers to release the display module assembly latch located at the side of the display module

Motorola L6 disassembly stage 7

  • Removing the LCD screen:
    10. Lift up the top edge of the display module
    11. Carefully thread the display flex cable through the slot in the chassis assembly and lift the display module away from the chassis
     

Motorola L6 disassembly stage 8

  • Replace the old screen with new and reverse the whole procedure for reassembly
     

If you have any further questions about Motorola L6 disassembly, email rob.lee@formymobile.co.uk. The official service manual for this phone may also help you with further Motorola L6 disassembly. Click here for details