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LG Optimus L3 2 E430 disassembly, screen replacement and repair



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Tools required for disassembly: Phillips screwdriver, plastic tool such as a guitar plectrum or credit card.

First remove your battery, sim card and memory card. Then remove the six screws you can see, circled below. LG Optimus L3 2 E430 disassembly stage 1 Now run something thin and flat, like the edge of a credit card, all the way around the join of the battery compartment in order to release it from the rest of the phone. LG Optimus L3 2 E430 disassembly stage 2 With the battery compartment removed, your phone should look like below. Two ribbon cables, circled below, need to be disconnected. Each of these ribbon cables has a plug and socket type connection so can be levered up, away from the circuit board. You can now lift the circuit board free. LG Optimus L3 2 E430 disassembly stage 3 With the circuit board removed, your phone should look like below. LG Optimus L3 2 E430 disassembly stage 4 If you wish to remove the camera, circled below, simply lift it away from the circuit board. The connecting ribbon cable has a plug and socket type connection, so you'll feel it click in and out of place. LG Optimus L3 2 E430 disassembly stage 5 Below you can see the camera, having been removed. LG Optimus L3 2 E430 disassembly stage 6 To remove the LCD screen, first use a hot air gun or hair dryer to heat the screen around its edge for around 30 seconds. This will soften the adhesive tape which holds the LCD screen in place and allow you to carefully slide your plastic tool around its edge and life the LCD screen free, as shown below.  LG Optimus L3 2 E430 disassembly stage 7 The LCD screen is now free. LG Optimus L3 2 E430 disassembly stage 8 The power switch, circled top, volume switch, circled right, and home button, circled bottom, can be lifted free. LG Optimus L3 2 E430 disassembly stage 9 The power switch, volume switch, and home button are now free. LG Optimus L3 2 E430 disassembly stage 10 To remove the touch screen from its frame, first use a hot air gun or hair dryer to heat the screen around its edge for around 30 seconds. This will soften the adhesive tape which holds the LCD screen in place and allow you to push the touch screen out of the frame. LG Optimus L3 2 E430 disassembly stage 11 The touch screen has now been removed. Disassembly is now complete. Reverse the whole procedure for reassembly. If you've found this disassembly guide useful, please support formymobile.co.uk and order the tools and parts you need from our site. We ship worldwide! LG Optimus L3 2 E430 disassembly stage 12
If you have any questions about how to take apart and repair your broken LG Optimus L3 2 E430, email rob.lee@formymobile.co.uk. Or post a comment below for further help with LG Optimus L3 2 E430 disassembly.

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