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Введение

Follow this guide to remove and replace the vibration motor in your 2021 Motorola Moto G Play.

Note: Additional adhesive may be required to install a new vibration motor.

Инструменты


Дополнительные Инструменты

Запчасти

  1. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Heat the left edge: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Discharge your battery to 25% or lower and power off your phone before you begin.

    • Heat an iOpener and apply it to the left edge of the cover for two minutes.

    • A hair dryer or heat gun may also be used, but be careful not to overheat the phone—the display and internal battery are both susceptible to heat damage.

  2. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Insert an opening pick: step 2, image 1 of 3 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Insert an opening pick: step 2, image 2 of 3 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Insert an opening pick: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Apply a suction cup to the back cover, as close to the center of the left edge as possible.

    • Pull up on the suction cup with strong, steady force to create a gap between the cover and the frame.

    • Insert an opening pick into the gap.

  3. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Slice the right adhesive: step 3, image 1 of 3 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Slice the right adhesive: step 3, image 2 of 3 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Slice the right adhesive: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Slide your opening pick back and forth along the left edge to slice through the adhesive.

    • Leave the pick in at the bottom left corner to prevent the adhesive from resealing.

  4. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Slice the bottom adhesive: step 4, image 1 of 2 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Slice the bottom adhesive: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Insert and slide a second opening pick to the bottom right corner to slice through the adhesive.

    • Leave the pick inserted to prevent the bottom edge from resealing.

    • Repeat this process for the right and top edges of the cover.

  5. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Dislodge the fingerprint reader: step 5, image 1 of 3 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Dislodge the fingerprint reader: step 5, image 2 of 3 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Dislodge the fingerprint reader: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • The fingerprint reader is connected to the motherboard by a fragile cable. You must free it before pulling the cover off.

    • Grab and lift the bottom edge of the cover.

    • As you lift the back cover, press and unstick the fingerprint reader from it.

  6. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Remove the back cover: step 6, image 1 of 3 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Remove the back cover: step 6, image 2 of 3 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Remove the back cover: step 6, image 3 of 3
    • Grab and remove the back cover.

    • If your back cover is still sticking to the frame, slide the pick around the edges of the phone to slice through any remaining adhesive.

    • Reassembly notes:

    • This is a good point to test your phone before sealing it up. Follow this guide to perform a hardware test. Be sure to power your phone back down completely before you continue working.

    • To adhere the back cover with custom-cut adhesives, follow this guide.

    • To adhere the back cover with tape, follow this guide.

  7. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Reposition the fingerprint reader: step 7, image 1 of 2 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Reposition the fingerprint reader: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Flip the fingerprint reader to the left, away from the phone.

    • Don't fold or sharply bend the ribbon cable.

  8. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Unfasten the motherboard cover: step 8, image 1 of 2 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Unfasten the motherboard cover: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • Use your Phillips screwdriver to remove the twelve 3.9 mm-long screws securing the motherboard cover.

  9. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Pry the motherboard cover: step 9, image 1 of 2 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Pry the motherboard cover: step 9, image 2 of 2
    • Insert the pointed end of a spudger between the bottom right corner of the motherboard cover and the frame.

    • Pry the cover upward until you can grab it with your fingers.

  10. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Remove the motherboard cover: step 10, image 1 of 2 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Remove the motherboard cover: step 10, image 2 of 2
    • Grab the bottom edge of the motherboard cover and remove it from the frame.

  11. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Disconnect the battery: step 11, image 1 of 2 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Disconnect the battery: step 11, image 2 of 2
    • Use the pointed end of your spudger to pry and disconnect the battery's press connector.

    • To re-attach press connectors, carefully align and press down on one side until it clicks into place, then repeat on the other side. Don't press down on the middle. If the connector is misaligned, the pins can bend and cause permanent damage.

  12. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Unfasten the loudspeaker: step 12, image 1 of 1
    • Use your Phillips screwdriver to remove the eight 3.8 mm-long screws securing the loudspeaker.

  13. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Pry the loudspeaker: step 13, image 1 of 2 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Pry the loudspeaker: step 13, image 2 of 2
    • Insert your spudger between the top right corner of the loudspeaker and the frame.

    • Pry up to release the loudspeaker.

  14. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Remove the loudspeaker: step 14, image 1 of 2 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Remove the loudspeaker: step 14, image 2 of 2
    • Grab the loudspeaker with your fingers and remove it.

  15. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Disconnect the board cable: step 15, image 1 of 2 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Disconnect the board cable: step 15, image 2 of 2
    • Use the pointed end of your spudger to pry and disconnect the board cable's press connector.

    • To re-attach press connectors, carefully align and press down on one side until it clicks into place, then repeat on the other side. Don't press down on the middle. If the connector is misaligned, the pins can bend and cause permanent damage.

  16. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Disconnect the antenna cables: step 16, image 1 of 2 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Disconnect the antenna cables: step 16, image 2 of 2
    • Use the pointed end of your spudger to pry and disconnect the gray antenna cable.

    • Pry on only the metal head of the connector. Avoid lifting the cable itself as much as possible.

    • Free the cable from the retaining clip.

    • During reassembly, these can be tricky to reconnect. Hold the connector in place over its socket and press down with the flat end of a spudger. The connector should snap into place.

    • During reassembly, be sure to secure the cable to the clip in the daughterboard.

  17. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement: step 17, image 1 of 3 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement: step 17, image 2 of 3 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement: step 17, image 3 of 3
    • Repeat the previous step for the black antenna cable.

  18. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Unfasten the daughterboard: step 18, image 1 of 1
    • Use your Phillips screwdriver to remove the 2.5 mm-long screw securing the daughterboard.

  19. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Reposition the antenna cables: step 19, image 1 of 3 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Reposition the antenna cables: step 19, image 2 of 3 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Reposition the antenna cables: step 19, image 3 of 3
    • Move the black and gray antenna cables away from the daughterboard.

  20. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Remove the daughterboard: step 20, image 1 of 3 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Remove the daughterboard: step 20, image 2 of 3 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Remove the daughterboard: step 20, image 3 of 3
    • Grip the top edge of the daughterboard.

    • Lift and remove the daughterboard from its recess.

    • Be sure not to catch on any loose cables.

  21. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Soften the adhesive: step 21, image 1 of 1
    • Apply highly-concentrated isopropyl alcohol (over 90%) to the vibration motor's flex cable.

    • Alternatively, use a heated iOpener, hair dryer, or heat gun to soften the adhesive.

    • Use caution to not overheat the battery or surrounding components.

  22. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Reposition the vibration motor: step 22, image 1 of 3 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Reposition the vibration motor: step 22, image 2 of 3 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Reposition the vibration motor: step 22, image 3 of 3
    • Insert the point of your spudger between the motor counterweight and the frame.

    • Pry the motor out of its recess and flip it over.

    • Don't fold the flex cable.

  23. Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Remove the vibration motor: step 23, image 1 of 3 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Remove the vibration motor: step 23, image 2 of 3 Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Vibration Motor Replacement, Remove the vibration motor: step 23, image 3 of 3
    • The vibration motor's flex cable is very fragile. Work slowly to prevent tearing the cable.

    • Use tweezers to grab and peel the base of the flex cable from the frame.

    • If the cable feels stuck or re-adheres, apply more isopropyl alcohol or heat.

    • Remove the vibration motor from the frame.

Заключение

Compare your new replacement part to the original part—be sure to transfer remaining components and remove adhesive backings from the new part before installing.

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

Take your e-waste to an R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler.

Repair didn’t go as planned? Try some basic troubleshooting, or ask our Answers community for help.

Clay Eickemeyer

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