Teardown difficulty:
Hard
Duration:
10 min

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Disassembly/Repair of the mobile device Asus ZenFone 3 ZE520KL with each step description and the required set of tools.


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Step 1.

Using the key tool, open the SIM card tray and remove it.

⚠️ Warning!

Do not push too hard this may cause damage.


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Step 2.

Open the back cover.

⚠️ Warning!

For careful separation, we recommend using a heat gun. At the same time, it is necessary to heat carefully in order, not to damage the surface of the device.


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Step 3.

Disconnect the fingerprint sensor connector.


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Step 4.

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 10 bolts in the frame of the phone.


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Step 5.

Pry and remove the middle frame with fingerprint sensor.


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Step 6.

Disconnect the battery connector.

⚠️ Warning!

We strongly recommend disconnecting the connector to avoid a possible short circuit during disassembly.


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Step 7.

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 7 bolts in the buzzer (speaker) assembly.


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Step 8.

Pry and remove the buzzer (speaker) assembly.


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Step 9.

Disconnect connectors and remove the coaxial cable.


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Step 10.

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 1 bolt in the PCB.


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Step 11.

Disconnect connectors on the lower PCB & pry off the vibrator motor.


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Step 12.

Remove the lower PCB.


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Step 13.

Disconnect connectors on the PCB.


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Step 14.

Remove the PCB.


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Step 15.

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 1 bolt and remove the headphone jack (socket).


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Step 16.

Pry and remove the main camera.


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Step 17.

Pry and remove the earpiece (speaker).


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Step 18.

Parts in the frame of the display module.

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Disassembling\Repair has hard complexity and takes about 10 minutes in time.
Our manual is suitable for all models Asus ZenFone 3 ZE520KL released for markets in different countries.




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