Removing the Finger Print Reader

NOTE: Only the Discrete SKU supports Finger Print Reader technology.

  1. See "Removing the Upper Base" on page 75.
  2. Remove the single securing screw on the bracket.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

Finger Print Reader

M2*3

1

*>

  1. Lift the bracket clear of the casing.
  2. Lift the bracket clear of the casing.
Acer Travelmate 4530 Fingerprint ReaderFingerprint Reader Acer Tm7720
  1. See "Removing the Upper Base" on page 75.
  2. Lift the FFC, as shown, to disengage the adhesive.

3. Open the FFC locking latch as shown and remove the FFC.

Touchpad Acer 5730z

4. Remove the two screws from the TouchPad Bracket and remove it from the casing.

4736z Base

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

TouchPad Bracket

M2*3

2

*

5. Remove the TouchPad Bracket from the Upper Base.

4736z Base

WARNING:Care must be taken when removing the Media Board Cover from the Upper Base to prevent damage or stress to the surface.

  1. See "Removing the Upper Base" on page 75.
  2. Detach the media board FFC from the upper case.

3. Remove the three securing screws as shown.

4736g Upper Case

4. Lift the media board clear of the upper case.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

Media Board

M2.5*3

3

*

  1. See "Removing the Upper Base" on page 75.
  2. Remove the single securing screw from the USB board.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

USB Board

M2.5*3

1

*

  1. Open the FFC locking latch and remove the FFC from the Mainboard.
  2. Open the FFC locking latch and remove the FFC from the Mainboard.
4736z Base

4. Lift the FFC to detach the adhesive from the casing.

Main Board Acer 4736g Rebot
  1. Remove the Upper Base. See "Removing the Upper Base" on page 75.
  2. Remove the adhesive tape securing the cable to the Modem and remove the two securing screws.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

Modem Module

M2*3

2

*

  1. Lift the Modem Module clear of the Mainboard as shown.
  2. Lift the Modem Module clear of the Mainboard as shown.

4. Turn the module over and disconnect the Modem cable. Remove the module from the casing.

  1. See "Removing the Upper Base" on page 75.
  2. Grasp the cable as shown and pull to disconnect from the Bluetooth module.

3. Disconnect the cable from the Mainboard and remove the adhesive tape to free the cable.

4736z Base
4. Remove the single securing screw and remove the module from the chassis.
4736z Base

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

Bluetooth Module

M2.5*3

1

*

  1. See "Removing the Upper Base" on page 75.
  2. See "Removing the USB Board" on page 84.
  3. See "Removing the Modem Module" on page 86.
  4. See "Removing the Bluetooth Module" on page 87.
  5. Grasp the RJ-11 cable and remove it from the Mainboard as shown.
  6. Remove the single securing screw.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

Mainboard

M2.5*3

1

*

7. Lift the mainboard right side first to remove from the base.

Repair Mainboard Acer 4736z
  1. See "Removing the Mainboard" on page 88.
  2. Turn the Lower Base over and pull the Modem cable through the casing as shown.
3. Completely remove the Modem cable from the cable channel.
4736z Base
4. Turn the computer over. Pull the Modem cable completely through the casing as shown.
How Clean Notebook Acer Series 4736g

5. Remove the adhesive tape and lift the cable out of the cable channel as shown.

6. Detach the adhesive and lift the cable bundle out of the casing.

Flood Damage Restoration Cable Modems

7. Remove the RJ-11 Port from the casing.

4736z Base
  1. See "Removing the Mainboard" on page 88.
  2. Turn the Mainboard over and place on a clean surface.
  3. Hold the fan cable connector and lift to disconnect from the mainboard.
Thermal Pad 4736z

4. Remove the four screws from the Thermal Module numerically, from 4 to 1.

Thermal Pad 4736z

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

CPU Thermal Module

M2.5*5*3.2

4

#

WARNING:To prevent damage to the Thermal Module or the CPU, hold and lift the Thermal Module by lifting both ends up and away at the same time. 5. Hold the module on both sides and lift it clear of the Mainboard.

Acer Aspire 5735z Open Below Fan

IMPORTANT: If the replacement Thermal Module does not include the thermal protection pad shown below, reuse the original thermal protection pad with the new Thermal Module.

Thermal Pad 4736z
  1. See "Removing the Thermal Module" on page 92.
  2. Using a flat screwdriver, turn the CPU socket latch counter-clockwise 180° to release the CPU.
Acer 5710g Cpu Socket
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