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06-28-2009, 03:48 PM #1Looking for a Headphone Flex Cable replacement tutorial
Recently, my lock button/vibrate switch/headphone jack/volume knobs have all stopped working. None of them are jammed or anything, I just believe that the flex cable is dead.
I ordered a new one for my 3G...but the only problem is I can't find a tutorial online. I have experience with stuff like this since i'm an engineer, but I would reaaaally like if someone could either help me out or post a tutorial.
06-28-2009, 03:49 PM #2
ifixit.com has some guides for disassembling the iphone. Once it's opened (IMO) its pretty straight forward.
06-28-2009, 04:05 PM #3
Well, with all the godlike rumors i've heard of you, cpjr, i'm sure, IYO, that it is straight forward =P
06-28-2009, 05:28 PM #4
07-01-2009, 04:42 PM #5
Alright, so the piece came, I opened my phone, and got to work.
I followed that guide all the way through, but at the end it doesn't say anything about how to put in the replacement flex cable. I took off the all of the components from the previous flexcable and put them on the new one except for the headphone jack; there's no adhesive to attach the 2 sensors to it. My previous one, however, had this done.
I'm stuck cpjr! save me!
09-16-2009, 06:22 AM #6
i have some info, dont rip the flex