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If your display assembly is scratched or not working properly this is the appropriate guide to get the issue resolved. It is a rather lengthy, however, it is complete and few tools are needed.

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  1. Leapfrog LeapPad 3 Display Assembly Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 3 Leapfrog LeapPad 3 Display Assembly Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 2 of 3 Leapfrog LeapPad 3 Display Assembly Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Before taking apart your device, ensure that it is turned off and that your anti-static wrist strap is secured to a ground.

    • Remove the six 10.0 mm Phillips #0 screws from the outer case and remove the cover with your hands.

    • You will not need to pry the case off.

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    • Unplug the battery from the motherboard with your hands.

    • The battery sits to the right of the motherboard.

  3. Leapfrog LeapPad 3 Display Assembly Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 Leapfrog LeapPad 3 Display Assembly Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Pry the battery gently off of the plastic platform with an opening tool.

    • Do not to puncture the battery, as the material inside can be dangerous.

  4. Leapfrog LeapPad 3 Display Assembly Replacement, Speaker: step 4, image 1 of 2 Leapfrog LeapPad 3 Display Assembly Replacement, Speaker: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Disconnect the audio cord from the motherboard using a plastic opening tool.

    • When re-plugging this cord be sure it is flush with the slot, otherwise the speaker and directional pad will malfunction.

    • Use caution when unplugging, and re-plugging the ribbon cord as they are fragile.

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    • Unscrew the five 6.0 mm phillips head screws from the board containing the audio jack and directional pad.

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    • Unscrew the three 6.5 mm phillips head screws holding down the speaker to the right of the audio jack.

    • Remove the board and speaker from the device.

  7. Leapfrog LeapPad 3 Display Assembly Replacement, Motherboard: step 7, image 1 of 2 Leapfrog LeapPad 3 Display Assembly Replacement, Motherboard: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Unplug the front facing camera cord with an opening tool to free the top of the motherboard.

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    • Remove the three 6 mm phillips head screws holding the motherboard to the display assembly.

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    • Carefully lift the motherboard out of the case, exposing the last remaining cord on the underside of the motherboard.

    • Disconnect the gold display assembly cord with an opening tool to fully disconnect the motherboard.

    • The device was rotated 180 degrees in order to unplug the display assembly cord.

  10. Leapfrog LeapPad 3 Display Assembly Replacement, Display Assembly: step 10, image 1 of 2 Leapfrog LeapPad 3 Display Assembly Replacement, Display Assembly: step 10, image 2 of 2
    • Unscrew the eight 6.5mm Phillips #0 screws from the plastic casing.

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    • Remove the covering with your hands to allow full view of the display assembly.

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    • Remove the display assembly from the black rubber sleeve carefully.

    • There is a specific orientation for the rubber sleeve so take note of its position.

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

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Everything worked ok but unit now will not go to home page. after I replaced the display. They tell you necessary tools but never tell you where or how to use the wrist grounding strap.

Dave Alan - crwdns2853112:0crwdne2853112:0

Bonjour, j’ai bien réussi à accéder à l’écran,

Ma question:

Oû peut-on se procurer un écran neuf SVP?

Gregory Commarmond - crwdns2853112:0crwdne2853112:0

Pouvez vous m'indiquer où trouver un écran de remplacement ?

Merci d'avance

Domi Luky - crwdns2853112:0crwdne2853112:0

OK, Visiblement ce tuto ne sert plus à rien car il est Impossible de trouver le display de remplacement!!

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