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This guide will require removing the case as well as unplugging several components and removing the mother board as a whole.

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  1. Leapfrog LeapPad 3 Motherboard Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 3 Leapfrog LeapPad 3 Motherboard Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 2 of 3 Leapfrog LeapPad 3 Motherboard 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.

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    • 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 Motherboard Replacement, Motherboard: step 4, image 1 of 2 Leapfrog LeapPad 3 Motherboard Replacement, Motherboard: step 4, 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.

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

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