Disassembling the Main Unit

Remove the function key board and the keyboard

  1. Take the wireless antenna out of the hook on the function key board.
  2. Disconnect function key board connector
  3. Unscrew the three screws holding the function key board.
  1. Remove the three screws that secure the keyboard.
  2. Turn over the unit and remove the two screws as the picture shows.
  3. Turn over the keyboard. Disconnect the keyboard FFC then remove the keyboard.

Separate the main unit into the logic upper and the logic lower assembly

  1. Remove the three screws on the rear panel.
  2. Unscrew the 19 screws on the bottom panel.
  3. Detach the front bezel from the main unit.
  1. Remove the two screws. Then take the right and the left antenna off the main unit.
  2. Disconnect the touchpad cable.
  3. Pull out the right and the left wireless LAN antenna, then detach the logic upper assembly from the logic lower assembly.

Disassembling the logic upper assembly

  1. Take out the touchpad cable from the small hook on touchpad holder.
  2. Remove the four screws holding the touchpad shielding and the touchpad board.
  1. Disconnect the touchpad FFC from the touchpad board.
  2. Remove the touchpad board.
  3. Remove the wireless and bluetooth button off the touchpad board.
  1. Remove the four screws that fasten the touchpad holder.
  2. Remove the touchpad off the logic upper assembly.
  3. Disconnect touchpad FFC.

Disassembling the logic lower assembly

  1. In order to take out the main board from the upper case, first remove the four screws that fasten the top cover shielding.
  2. Remove the three screws holding the 4-in-1 card reader, then remove it.
  1. Unscrew the four screws that secure the thermal module.
  2. Disconnect the fan connector then remove the thermal module.
  1. Remove one screw that secures the main board as picture shows.
  2. Remove another screw that fastens the main board.
  3. Take out the bluetooth antenna.
  1. Disconnect the speaker set cable.
  2. To remove the main board from the lower case assembly, first press the PCMCIA card button.
  3. Then take the main board off the lower case assembly.
  1. Unscrew the two screws that fasten the HDD bracket.
  2. Remove one screw holding the top cover shielding.
  3. Disconnect the microphone cable. Then remove the top cover shielding.
  1. Turn the CPU lock counter clock-wise with a flat head screw driver. Then remove the CPU.
  2. Pop out the memory then remove it.
  3. Unscrew the two screws that secure the modem/bluetooth combo card. Remove the modem/bluetooth combo card then disconnect the connector.
  1. Disconnect the bluetooth antenna and the modem cable.
  2. Disconnect the smart card reader FPC.
  3. Unscrew the two screws holding the smart card reader then remove it.
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