Seperate the LCD module and main unit

  1. Disconnect the function key board FFC from the mainboard.
  2. Disconnect the LCD cable from the mainboard.
  3. Disconnect the touchpad board FFC from the mainboard.

Function keyboard FFC

Function keyboard FFC

LCD cable

Touchpad FFC

  1. Remove the three screws that secure the left and right hinge cover.
  2. Pull the left hinge up and slide it out as show.
  3. Pull the right hinge cover up and slide it out as show.
  4. Disconnect the function key board FFC from the function key board.
  5. Remove the screw that secures the function key board.
  6. Remove the function key board from the left hinge cover.
  7. Pull the wireless antenna out.
  8. Remove the two screws securing the left and right hinges.
  9. Detach the LCD module from the main unit.

Disassemble the main unit

Separate upper and lower case

  1. Turn the main unit over.
  2. Remove the eighteen screws that secure the lower case.
  3. Detach the upper case from the lower case assembly.
  4. Turn the main unit over.
  5. Remove the eighteen screws that secure the lower case.
  6. Detach the upper case from the lower case assembly.

Removing the Bluetooth module

  1. Tear off the mylar on the Bluetooth cable
  2. Disconnect the Bluetooth cable from the mainboard.
  3. Remove the two screws that secure the Bluetooth module.
  4. Remove the Bluetooth module from the mainboard.
  5. Disconnect the Bluetooth cable from the Bluetooth module.

Removing the MDC module

  1. Tear off the mylar on the MDC cable.
  2. Disconnec the MDC cable from the mainboard.
  3. Remove the MDC cable from the wire groove.
  4. Remove the two screws that secure the MDC board.
  5. Remove the MDC board from the mainboard.
  6. Disconnect the MDC cable from the MDC board.
  7. Disconnect the MDC cable from the MDC board.

Removing the audio module

  1. Remove the screw that secures the audio board.
  2. Remove the audio board from the mainboard.
  3. Remove the screw that secures the audio board.
  4. Remove the audio board from the mainboard.

Removing the mainboard from lower case

1. Press the button and remove the dummy card from the PCMCIA card slot.

  1. Disconnect the speaker cable from the mainboard.
  2. Disconnect the microphone cable from the mainboard.
  3. Disconnect the speaker cable from the mainboard.
  4. Disconnect the microphone cable from the mainboard.

Speaker cable

Microphone cable

  1. Remove the four screws that secure tha mainboard.
  2. Detach the mainboard from the lower case.
  3. Disconnect the power board cable from the mainboard and remove the power board from the mainboard.
  4. Remove the three screws that secure the thermal following the order 1, 2, 3.
  5. Disconnect the fan cable from the mainboard.
  6. Remove the thermal module from the mainboard.
  7. Disconnect the fan cable from the mainboard.
  8. Remove the thermal module from the mainboard.
  1. Tear off the mylar on the touchpad board FFC.
  2. Disconnect the touchpad board FFC from the touchpad board.
  3. Disconnect another FFC from the touchpad board.
  4. Remove the two screws that secure the touchpad board.
  5. Remove the touchpad board from the upper case.
  6. This completes the main unit disassembly.
  7. This completes the main unit disassembly.

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