Disassembling the Main Unit

  1. Disconnect the fan connector.
  2. Remove the three screws holding the fan then remove the fan from the main unit.
  1. Unscrew the five screws that secure the thermal module then remove the thermal module.
  2. Use a tool to take out CPU from CPU socket.
  1. Unscrew the screw holding the optical drive.
  2. Next remove the optical dirve off the main unit.
  1. To detach the upper cover from the main unit, first disconnect Tear the mylar from logic upper assembly.
  2. Unscrew the screw that secure the upper case to the main board.
  3. Remove the three screws on the rear panel.
  1. Remove the thirteen screws on the base panel.
  2. Press the cover latch locating on the right upper corner of the upper case.
  3. Then detach the upper case from the lower assembly.
  1. Unscrew the four screws that secure the FDD module.
  2. Disconnect the FDD FFC then remove the FDD module from the main unit.
  1. Remove the four screw nuts on the rear panel.
  2. Unscrew the three screws holding the top cover shielding then remove the top cover shielding.
  1. Unscrew the four screws that lock the main board.
  2. Disconnect the right speaker cable.
  3. Disconnect the left speaker cable.
  1. Remove the main board off the lower case.
  2. Tear off the EMI tape on the main board.
  3. Unscrew the four screws that lock the special nuts on the main board.
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