Disconnect the Kindle's scroll wheel and keypad ribbon cablesLifting up the metal EMI shield near the Kindle's white scroll wheel reveals ribbon cable connectors for the keypad (gray cable) and scroll wheel (translucent, brown cable). Gently open the gate on each connector and pull the cables free.
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