Removing Replacing the Motherboard Assembly x Series Motherboard Assembly

Use the following procedure to remove/replace the Motherboard Assembly in a 60x Series Notebook:

1. Remove the Top Cover and Fan Assemblies as described in Paragraphs 6.5.10

and 6.5.11 respectively.

  1. Separate the inside frame assembly from the base assembly.
  2. Refer to Figure 6-21 and remove the following connectors:
  • Battery Connector Board Cable J21
  • Speaker Cables J12 and J13 —Cover Closed Switch Cable J14

J12 J13

Figure 6-21 Unplugging Cables on 60x Series Motherboard

  1. Refer to Paragraph 6.5.13 and remove the Power Supply Board Assembly.
  2. Remove the four screws that secure the motherboard to the inside assembly frame. Pull up on the Motherboard Assembly to release it from the inside assembly frame (refer to Figure 6-22).

Figure 6-22 Detaching Motherboard from Inside Frame Assembly

6.5.17.2 Removing/Replacing Motherboard on 65x Series

Use the following procedure to remove/replace the Motherboard Assembly in a 65x Series Notebook:

  1. Remove the Top Cover and Fan Assemblies as described in Paragraphs 6.5.10 and 6.5.11 respectively.
  2. Remove the FIR/Audio Board as described in Paragraph 6.6.15.
  3. Refer to Paragraph 6.5.13 and remove the Power Supply Board Assembly.
  4. Remove the five screws that secure the motherboard to the inside assembly frame. Pull up on the Motherboard Assembly to release it from the inside assembly frame (refer to Figure 6-23).
Figure 6-23 Detaching Motherboard from Inside Frame Assembly
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