Taking Apart Acer Aspire 5530

b. Release the locking latch and disconnect the Power Board FFC as shown.
c. Release the locking latch and disconnect the Button Board FFC as shown.
d. Release the locking latch and disconnect the Media Board FFC as shown.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

Upper Cover

M2.5*6

6

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  1. Starting at a top corner, pry apart the Upper and Lower Covers as shown.
  2. Starting at a top corner, pry apart the Upper and Lower Covers as shown.

6. Working from the back corners toward the back center, pry apart the covers to release the securing hooks on the top edge as shown.

Acer 4740 Top Cover

7. Push the front corner of the top cover towards the back to release the front edge hooks and pry apart as shown. Work along the front edge applying force while prying apart the covers.

IMPORTANT:Pulling the top cover back without releasing the clips is likely to cause the securing clips to snap off. If any securing clips snap off, replace the affected cover.

Method Acer 4736z Change Motherboard

IMPORTANT: The Touchpad Board cannot be removed individually. To replace the Button Board, replace the entire Upper Cover.

  1. See "Removing the Upper Cover" on page 62.
  2. Remove the mylar sheet covering the Button Board.

3. Remove the four screws securing the button board to the Upper Cover.

Touchpad Button Board Clip

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

Button Board

M2*3

4

  1. Lift the securing latch and disconnect the single FFC connecting the Button Board to the Touchpad.
  2. Lift the securing latch and disconnect the single FFC connecting the Button Board to the Touchpad.
Touchpad Button Board Clip
5. Peel back the two FFCs to release the adhesive.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that the FFCs are disconnected before attempting to remove the Button Board. 6. Slide the Button Board out from under the securing tab in the Upper Cover as shown.

7. Pull the Mainboard FFC through the cover as shown. IMPORTANT: Ensure that the FFC is not torn off during removal.

  1. See "Removing the Button Board" on page 66.
  2. Remove the single screw securing the Touchpad Bracket to the Upper Cover.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

TouchPad Bracket

M2*3

1

3. Pull the bracket up from under the securing tabs along the top edge.

NOTE: It may be necessary to use a tool to first push the securing tabs back so that the bracket may be more readily removed.

  1. See "Removing the Upper Cover" on page 62.
  2. Remove the single screw securing the Power Board to the Lower Cover.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

Power Board

M2.5*3

1

*

  1. Pull the FFC up to remove it from the adhesive securing it to the Speaker Module.
  2. Pull the FFC up to remove it from the adhesive securing it to the Speaker Module.
How Take Apart Acer Aspire 5538

4. Tilt the board 90 degrees to clear the securing tab.

IMPORTANT:The FFC is soldered to the power board. Take care when lifting to minimize bending of the connection, lest breakage occur.

Acer Aspire 5735z Power Board
  1. See "Removing the Power Board" on page 71.
  2. Remove the four screws securing the Speakers to the Upper Cover.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

Speaker Module

M2.5*3

4

Speaker Aspire 4715z

5. Remove the Speaker Cable from the cable channel. Ensure that the cable is free from all cable clips.

Aspire 4715z Speaker Cable

6. Lift the right side speaker out from the Lower Cover as shown.

  1. See "Removing the Speaker Modules" on page 73.
  2. Remove the single screw securing the Media Board to the Lower Cover.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

Media Board

M2.5*3

1

*

  1. Remove the securing bracket from the Media Board.
  2. Remove the securing bracket from the Media Board.

4. Peel back any mylar adhered to the Media Board.

5. Tilt the Media Board up to clear the securing pins.

6. Remove the Media Board, pulling the FFC through the cover as shown. IMPORTANT: Ensure that the FFC is not torn off during removal.

Acer Aspire 8943g 6449 Bluetooth Removal
  1. See "Removing the Upper Cover" on page 62.
  2. Disconnect the cable from the Bluetooth Module.
Aspire 7520 Bluetooth

3. Lift the Bluetooth Module, left side first, to remove it from the Lower Cover.

Travelmate 5530 Bluetooth Install
  1. See "Removing the Upper Cover" on page 62.
  2. Open the locking latch and disconnect the FFC from the Mainboard.
3. Disconnect the cable from the Mainboard.

4. Remove the single screw securing the I/O Board to the Lower Cover.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

I/O Board

M2.5*6

1

  1. Tilt the board up as indicated and carefully flip the board over.
  2. Tilt the board up as indicated and carefully flip the board over.
How Take Apart Acer Aspire 5738gAspire 7540 Socket
  1. See "Removing the I/O Board" on page 78.
  2. Remove the DC-In Socket from the well on the bottom cover.

3. Remove the DC cable from the securing clips as shown.

NOTE: If replacing the DC cable, the mainboard must be lifted to access the connector. See "Removing the Mainboard" on page 82 for instructions.

  1. See "Removing the DC-In Cable" on page 81.
  2. Disconnect the Microphone cable from the Mainboard.
Acer 5740g Motherboard Bluetooth

3. Disconnect the Bluetooth cable from the Mainboard.

4. Remove the two screws securing the Mainboard and Fan to the Lower Cover as indicated.

Acer Aspire 8942 Motherboard

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

Mainboard

M2.5*5

2

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5. Lift the Mainboard right side first to release the I/O ports and separate the board from the Lower Cover.

Disassembly Acer 5538Acer Aspire 1350 Wlan
  1. See "Removing the Mainboard" on page 82.
  2. Lift the adhesive strip securing the WLAN cables in place.

3. Remove the Antenna cables from the cable channel on the Lower Cover as shown, all the way to the hinge well.

Aspire 6930 Microfoon

4. Remove the Microphone cable from the securing clips as shown.

5. Remove the three screws on the rear of the Lower Cover securing the LCD Module to the Lower Cover.
Acer Aspire 9410 Lcd Back Cover Hinges

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

LCD Module (red)

M2.5*6

1

LCD Module (cyan)

M2.5*8

2

IMPORTANT: Ensure that the LCD cables are free from all cable clips before removing the LCD Module. 6. Using both hands, lift the LCD Module away from the Lower Cover.

  1. See "Removing the Mainboard" on page 82.
  2. Disconnect the fan cable from the Mainboard.

3. Remove the single screw securing the fan to the Mainboard.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

Fan

M2.5*6

3

Lift the fan away from the Mainboard.

Acer Extensa 5635z Open Fan
  1. See "Removing the Fan" on page 87.
  2. Remove the four screws securing the Thermal Module to the Mainboard in the following order: 1, 2, 3, 4.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

Thermal Module

M2.5*6

4

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  1. Grasp the Thermal Module by the CPU heat sink and lift clear of the Mainboard as shown.
  2. Grasp the Thermal Module by the CPU heat sink and lift clear of the Mainboard as shown.
  1. See "Removing the Thermal Module" on page 89.
  2. Using a flat blade screw driver, rotate the CPU screw 180° counter clockwise to release the CPU from the socket.

3. Lift the CPU clear of the socket.

Acer Aspire 5738z Schematic
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