Removing the Mainboard

Advance Technical Repair of Laptops Motherboard

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1. Locate the two screws (red markers) and two connectors (yellow markers) as shown.

2. Remove the screws and disconnect the connectors using tweezers as shown.

3. Open the VGA Port cover as shown. 4. Grip the mainboard from the rear and lift up.

CAUTION: If the VGA Port cover is left closed, Note: If any resistance is met while removing the damage to the mainboard may result. mainboard, ease the computer case outward to clear the obstruction.

5. Lift the mainboard clear of the chassis.

  1. Locate and remove the two screws from the mainboard.
  2. Turn the mainboard over. Locate the connector and two screws as shown.

3. Remove the two screws and the Heatsink securing bracket as shown.

Heatsink Aspire 5738zg

4. Hold the Fan unit with one hand and remove the Heatsink as shown.

  1. Disconnect the Fan cable as shown.
  2. Remove the Fan Module by lifting straight up.

1. Using a screw driver, unscrew the CPU counter 2. Remove the CPU from the bracket as shown. clockwise.

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