Removing the Optical Drive Module

1.

See

"Removing

the

Battery Pack" on page 44.

2.

See

"Removing

the

SD Dummy Card" on page 45.

3.

See

"Removing

the

DIMM Module" on page 46.

4.

See

"Removing

the

Back Cover" on page 47.

5.

See

"Removing

the

Hard Disk Drive Module" on page 48

6.

See

"Removing

the

WLAN Modules" on page 51.

7. Use a screw driver to push out the locker bracket of the optical drive (ODD) module. Slowly pull out the ODD module from the ODD drive bay.

Acer Aspire 5735z Locker

8. Remove the one screw (C) securing the locker bracket and remove the locker bracket from the optical disk drive module.

Acer Aspire 4520 Optical Drive

Main Unit Disassembly Process

Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart

MAIN UNIT DISASSEMBLY

MAIN UNIT DISASSEMBLY

Optical Trouble Shooting Flow Chart

Screw List

Item

Screw

Color

Part No.

A

M2.5 x L8

Black

86.00E34.738

E

M2 x L4

Black

86.00E13.524

F

M2 x L4

Silver

86.9A552.4R0

G

M2.5 x L10

Silver

86.1A553.100

Removing the Middle Cover

1.

See

"Removing the

Battery Pack" on page 44.

2.

See

"Removing the

SD Dummy Card" on page 45.

3.

See

"Removing the

DIMM Module" on page 46.

4.

See

"Removing the

Back Cover" on page 47.

5.

See

"Removing the

Hard Disk Drive Module" on page 48.

6.

See

"Removing the

WLAN Modules" on page 51.

7.

See

"Removing the

Optical Drive Module" on page 53.

co

Use

a plastic screw

driver to pry loose the side of the middle cover.

9. Carefully pry loose the middle cover from the latches securing it.

10. Detach the cable from the volume button board on the middle cover.
5242 Battery
11. Remove the one screw (F) from the volume button board and release the volume button board from the latch.

Size (Quantity)

Color

Torque

Part No.

M2 x L4 (1)

Silver

1.6 kgf-cm

86.9A552.4R0

12. Detach the volume button board from the middle cover.

Removing the Keyboard

1.

See

"Removing the Battery Pack" on page 44.

2.

See

"Removing the SD Dummy Card" on page 45.

3.

See

"Removing the DIMM Module" on page 46.

4.

See

"Removing the Back Cover" on page 47.

5.

See

"Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module" on page 48.

6.

See

"Removing the WLAN Modules" on page 51.

7.

See

"Removing the Optical Drive Module" on page 53.

8.

See

"Removing the Middle Cover" on page 56.

9.

Release the keyboard from the latches and turn it over on the touchpad area

Optical Drive Module LaptopAcer Aspire A552

10. Disconnect the keyboard cable from the main board and detach the keyboard.

Acer Travelmate 5542 Keyboard Removal

Removing the LCD Module

1.

See

"Removing the

Battery Pack" on page 44.

2.

See

"Removing the

SD Dummy Card" on page 45.

3.

See

"Removing the

DIMM Module" on page 46.

4.

See

"Removing the

Back Cover" on page 47.

5.

See

"Removing the

Hard Disk Drive Module" on page 48

6.

See

"Removing the

WLAN Modules" on page 51.

7.

See

"Removing the

Optical Drive Module" on page 53.

co

See

"Removing the

Middle Cover" on page 56.

9.

See

"Removing the

Middle Cover" on page 56.

10.

Release the cables

from the latches.

For 3G model

Acer Aspire 5738

For non-3G model

  1. Carefully pull out the wireless antenna cables from the hole(s).
  2. Release the cables from the latches.
Optical Drive Module Laptop

Size (Quantity)

Color

Torque

Part No.

M2.5 x L8 (2)

Black

3.0 kgf-cm

86.00E34.738

Acer Aspire 5542 Disassembly

Size (Quantity)

Color

Torque

Part No.

M2.5 x L10 (2)

Silver

3.0 kgf-cm

86.1A553.100

NOTE: When connecting the cable back to the unit, please note that the cable should be routed well.

Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case

10. See

Removing the Battery Pack" on page 44. Removing the SD Dummy Card" on page 45. Removing the DIMM Module" on page 46. Removing the Back Cover" on page 47. Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module" on page 48. Removing the WLAN Modules" on page 51. Removing the Optical Drive Module" on page 53. Removing the Middle Cover" on page 56. Removing the Keyboard" on page 58. Removing the LCD Module" on page 59.

11. Remove the three screws (F) from the middle cover.

Optical Drive Module Laptop

Size (Quantity)

Color

Torque

Part No.

M2 x L4 (3)

Silver

1.6 kgf-cm

86.9A552.4R0

  1. Release the latch and disconnect the volume button board cable from its connector the main board.
  2. Release the latch and disconnect the volume button board cable from its connector the main board.
Rtc Battery Cable Aspire 5732z

13. Release the latch and disconnect the touch pad cable from TPCN1 connector on the main board.

14. Release the latch and disconnect the fingerprint cable from FPCN1 connector on the main board.

Optical Drive Module Laptop

17. Remove the ten screws (A) securing the lower case to the upper case.

Dismantle Dell Inspiron N5010r

Size (Quantity)

Color

Torque

Part No.

M2.5 x L8 (10)

Black

3.0 kgf-cm

86.00E34.738

  1. Gently detach the upper case from the lower case.
  2. Gently detach the upper case from the lower case.

19. Remove the upper case.

Removing the Fingerprint and Touchpad Boards

  1. See "Removing the Battery Pack" on page 44.
  2. See "Removing the SD Dummy Card" on page 45.
  3. See "Removing the DIMM Module" on page 46.
  4. See "Removing the Back Cover" on page 47.
  5. See "Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module" on page 48.
  6. See "Removing the WLAN Modules" on page 51.
  7. See "Removing the Optical Drive Module" on page 53.
  8. See "Removing the Middle Cover" on page 56.
  9. See "Removing the Keyboard" on page 58.
  10. See "Removing the LCD Module" on page 59.
  11. See "Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case" on page 62.
  12. Release the latch and disconnect the fingerprint cable from the fingerprint board.
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13. Release the latch and disconnect the the touchpad cable from the touchpad board.

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16. Pry to loosen the touchpad board.

Aspire 5630 Touchpad

WARNING: The touchpad board is glued to the upper case, only remove the touchpad board if it is defective.

Note: Circuit board >10 cm2 has been highlighted with the yellow rectangle as above image shows. Please detach the Circuit boards and follow local regulations for disposal.

17. Detach the touchpad board from the upper case.

Detach Circuit Board

Note: Circuit boards > 10crrr has been highlighted with the yellow rectangle as shown in the figure above. Please detach the circuit boards and follow the local regulations for disposal.

Removing the Left Speaker Module

  1. See "Removing the Battery Pack" on page 44.
  2. See "Removing the SD Dummy Card" on page 45.
  3. See "Removing the DIMM Module" on page 46.
  4. See "Removing the Back Cover" on page 47.
  5. See "Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module" on page 48.
  6. See "Removing the WLAN Modules" on page 51.
  7. See "Removing the Optical Drive Module" on page 53.
  8. See "Removing the Middle Cover" on page 56.
  9. See "Removing the Keyboard" on page 58.
  10. See "Removing the LCD Module" on page 59.
  11. See "Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case" on page 62.
  12. Remove the two screws (E) securing the left speaker module and remove it from the upper case.

Size (Quantity)

Color

Torque

Part No.

M2 x L4 (2)

Black

1.6 kgf-cm

86.00E13.524

  1. Detach the left speaker module.
  2. Detach the left speaker module.

Removing the USB Board Module

1.

See

'Removing the Battery Pack" on page 44.

2.

See

'Removing the SD Dummy Card" on page 45.

3.

See

'Removing the DIMM Module" on page 46.

4.

See

'Removing the Back Cover" on page 47.

5.

See

'Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module" on page 48.

6.

See

'Removing the WLAN Modules" on page 51.

7.

See

'Removing the Optical Drive Module" on page 53.

8.

See

'Removing the Middle Cover" on page 56.

9.

See

'Removing the Keyboard" on page 58.

10.

See

'Removing the LCD Module" on page 59.

11.

See

'Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case" on page 62

12. Disconnect the cables from the USB board module.

13. Remove the one screw (F) securing the USB board module to the lower case.

Size (Quantity)

Color

Torque

Part No.

M2 x L4 (1)

Silver

1.6 kgf-cm

86.9A552.4R0

14. Remove the USB board module from the lower case.

Removing the Modem Module

  1. See "Removing the Battery Pack" on page 44.
  2. See "Removing the SD Dummy Card" on page 45.
  3. See "Removing the DIMM Module" on page 46.
  4. See "Removing the Back Cover" on page 47.
  5. See "Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module" on page 48.
  6. See "Removing the WLAN Modules" on page 51.
  7. See "Removing the Optical Drive Module" on page 53.
  8. See "Removing the Middle Cover" on page 56.
  9. See "Removing the Keyboard" on page 58.
  10. See "Removing the LCD Module" on page 59.
  11. See "Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case" on page 62.
  12. See "Removing the Left Speaker Module" on page 69.
  13. See "Removing the USB Board Module" on page 70.
  14. Disconnect the modem cable from the main board.

15. Remove the one screws (F) securing the modem board module to the lower case.

Dulo Bluetooth Acer 5536

Size (Quantity)

Color

Torque

Part No.

M2 x L4 (1)

Silver

1.6 kgf-cm

86.9A552.4R0

16. Release the modem board module from the latch and remove it from the lower case.

Removing the Bluetooth Module

1.

See

'Removing the

Battery Pack" on page 44.

2.

See

'Removing the

SD Dummy Card" on page 45.

3.

See

'Removing the

DIMM Module" on page 46.

4.

See

'Removing the

Back Cover" on page 47.

5.

See

'Removing the

Hard Disk Drive Module" on page 48

6.

See

'Removing the

WLAN Modules" on page 51.

7.

See

'Removing the

Optical Drive Module" on page 53.

co

See

'Removing the

Middle Cover" on page 56.

9.

See

'Removing the

Keyboard" on page 58.

10.

See

'Removing the

LCD Module" on page 59.

  1. See "Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case" on page 62.
  2. See "Removing the Left Speaker Module" on page 69.
  3. See "Removing the USB Board Module" on page 70.
  4. See "Removing the Modem Module" on page 72.
  5. Disconnect the bluetooth cable from its connector on the main board.
Bluetooth Acer Aspire 9300

16. Remove the Bluetooth module.

Remove Bluetooth Acer Aspire 5530g

NOTE: Be careful when removing the Bluetooth module as it is glued in place.

Removing the Right Speaker Module

  1. See "Removing the Battery Pack" on page 44.
  2. See "Removing the SD Dummy Card" on page 45.
  3. See "Removing the DIMM Module" on page 46.
  4. See "Removing the Back Cover" on page 47.
  5. See "Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module" on page 48.
  6. See "Remove the two screws (D) securing the hard disk to the bracket and remove the hard disk from the bracket." on page 50.
  7. See "Removing the Optical Drive Module" on page 53.
  8. See "Removing the Middle Cover" on page 56.
  9. See "Removing the Keyboard" on page 58.
  10. See "Removing the LCD Module" on page 59.
  11. See "Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case" on page 62.
  12. See "Removing the Left Speaker Module" on page 69.
  13. See "Removing the USB Board Module" on page 70.
  14. See "Removing the Modem Module" on page 72.
  15. See "Removing the Bluetooth Module" on page 73.
  16. Release right speaker cables from the latches.

17. Disconnect the speaker cable from its connector on the main board.

18. Remove the one screw (E) securing the speaker module and remove it from the lower case.

Size (Quantity)

Color

Torque

Part No.

M2 x L4 (1)

Black

1.6 kgf-cm

86.00E13.524

19. Detach the right speaker module.

Removing the Main Board

  1. See "Removing the Battery Pack" on page 44.
  2. See "Removing the SD Dummy Card" on page 45.
  3. See "Removing the DIMM Module" on page 46.
  4. See "Removing the Back Cover" on page 47.
  5. See "Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module" on page 48.
  6. See "Removing the WLAN Modules" on page 51.
  7. See "Removing the Optical Drive Module" on page 53.
  8. See "Removing the Middle Cover" on page 56.
  9. See "Removing the Keyboard" on page 58.
  10. See "Removing the LCD Module" on page 59.
  11. See "Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case" on page 62.
  12. See "Removing the Left Speaker Module" on page 69.
  13. See "Removing the USB Board Module" on page 70.
  14. See "Removing the Modem Module" on page 72.
  15. See "Removing the Bluetooth Module" on page 73.
  16. See "Removing the Right Speaker Module" on page 75.
  17. Remove one screw (F) securing the main board in place.

Size (Quantity)

Color

Torque

Part No.

M2 x L4 (1)

Silver

1.6 kgf-cm

86.9A552.4R0

Note: RTC battery has been highlighted with the yellow circle as shown in the figure above. Please detach the RTC battery and follow local regulations for disposal.

Note: Circuit boards >10 cm2 has been highlighted with the yellow rectangle as above image shows. Please detach the Circuit boards and follow local regulations for disposal.

19. Carefully remove the main board.

Acer Aspire 5940g Ram Volume Knop

Removing the Heatsink Module

NOTE: There are two version of heatsink module. For this section, we are going to use the discrete model. The UMA version looks like the picture below:

Acer Aspire 5735z Drive Module
  1. See "Removing the Battery Pack" on page 44.
  2. See "Removing the SD Dummy Card" on page 45.
  3. See "Removing the DIMM Module" on page 46.
  4. See "Removing the Back Cover" on page 47.
  5. See "Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module" on page 48.
  6. See "Removing the WLAN Modules" on page 51.
  7. See "Removing the Optical Drive Module" on page 53.
  8. See "Removing the Middle Cover" on page 56.
  9. See "Removing the Keyboard" on page 58.
  10. See "Removing the LCD Module" on page 59.
  11. See "Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case" on page 62.
  12. See "Removing the Left Speaker Module" on page 69.
  13. See "Removing the USB Board Module" on page 70.
  14. See "Removing the Modem Module" on page 72.
  15. See "Removing the Bluetooth Module" on page 73.
  16. See "Removing the Right Speaker Module" on page 75.
  17. See "Removing the Main Board" on page 77.
  18. Disconnect the heatsink connector from the main board.
Acer Aspire 5935g Mainboard

20. Carefully lift up the heatsink module.

Removing the CPU

NOTE: The CPU may be an Intel® processor or AMD® processor, but the processes in removing the CPU are the same.

  1. See "Removing the Battery Pack" on page 44.
  2. See "Removing the SD Dummy Card" on page 45.
  3. See "Removing the DIMM Module" on page 46.
  4. See "Removing the Back Cover" on page 47.
  5. See "Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module" on page 48.
  6. See "Removing the WLAN Modules" on page 51.
  7. See "Removing the Optical Drive Module" on page 53.
  8. See "Removing the Middle Cover" on page 56.
  9. See "Removing the Keyboard" on page 58.
  10. See "Removing the LCD Module" on page 59.
  11. See "Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case" on page 62.
  12. See "Removing the Left Speaker Module" on page 69.
  13. See "Removing the USB Board Module" on page 70.
  14. See "Removing the Modem Module" on page 72.
  15. See "Removing the Bluetooth Module" on page 73.
  16. See "Removing the Right Speaker Module" on page 75.
  17. See "Removing the Main Board" on page 77.
  18. See "Removing the Heatsink Module" on page 79.
  19. Using a flat screwdriver, turn the CPU socket latch counter-clockwise to release the CPU.
Acer Aspire 5520 Bluetooth Button Driver

20. Lift up carefully to remove the CPU.

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NOTE: When installing the CPU, make sure to install the CPU with PIN 1 at the corner as shown.

Cpu Acer 5542g Cpu Disassembly
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