Thursday, November 03, 2016

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 – Disassembling procedure – How to replace the battery – Tablets repair and service

Category: Tablets Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to remove remove the case 
  • How to remove the Battery connections 
  • How to replace the battery 

Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Use a heat gun to melt the glue.
Holding the heat gun on a single spot for too long can crack the screen or melt parts of the device.
Use the plastic opening tool to separate the screen from the device.
Start in the top right corner of the device for best results.
Carefully insert opening picks between the screen and the device.

Continue to heat sections of the screen with the heat gun.
As you make your way around the screen with the heat gun, use the plastic opening tool and the opening picks to pry the screen loose.
The screen is extremely thin and very easy to break. Be careful working with broken glass.
Once you have placed iFixit Opening Picks around the entire screen, carefully pry the screen.
loose with the plastic opening tool.
Lift the screen up carefully so that no wires are torn.
Remove the single 4 mm T5 Torx screw securing the display cable.
Lift the connector up from the device.
Grasp the orange cable connected to the silver connecter.
Carefully lift the orange cable up until the connecter pops off.
The screen will now be completely disconnected.
Use the T5 Torx Screwdriver to remove the 3mm screw connecting the battery to the device.
Use the metal spudger to scrape the battery off of the device.
There will be a fair bit of adhesive securing the battery to the device, so make sure to take your time and work the spudger around the perimeter of the battery to loosen all of the adhesive.
The Metal Spudger can potentially puncture the battery. It is safer to use the plastic card to remove the battery.
Lift the battery out of the device. Be sure to follow instructions listed on the batteries for proper disposal.