mic_888 · Dec 10, 2010 at 12:00 am

HTC Vision (G2) Hinge Teardown/Repair

So for those of you who are a bit squeamish, look away now….because XDA forum member verkion has written up his experience on fixing his loose G2 hinge.

If you don’t want to use magnets in case the compass is affected, take a look at the XDA member’s teardown. verkion couldn’t find an online teardown showing the actual spring mechanism for the z-hinge and has helpfully provided a photo of the actual mechanism (pictured).

The fix actually proved quite simple – assuming you can get to the pictured point of disassembly, tightening up the mechanism apparently is super easy. Take the spring out, stretch it, and put it back in!

Head on over to the forum thread for more discussion.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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