After Hours

Cracking Open the Amazon Kindle

Remove the PREV PAGE flat metal spring

This flat metal spring, provides tension for the PREV PAGE button on the Kindle's left side. It is held in place by one of the Phillips 000 screws you removed earlier. As the gray antenna wire runs under this spring, you'll need to remove it before lifting the main PCB away from the case.

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