Mobility

Dell Streak Teardown

Removing the main PCB

With a thin metal blade or plastic spludger, you can gently pry the main PCB away from the front panel assembly. Take care not to exert too much force on the metal panel that's under the PCB. You don't want to damage the Streak's LCD display, which is fused to the front panel assembly.

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