1. Flip the Chromebook over so the bottom of the device is facing up.
    • Flip the Chromebook over so the bottom of the device is facing up.

  2. Using the JIS J0 Screwdriver, remove the following screws from the bottom: (5) Five 6mm screws
    • Using the JIS J0 Screwdriver, remove the following screws from the bottom:

    • (5) Five 6mm screws

    • (6) Six 8mm screws

  3. Gently wedge the spudger in between the bottom of the device and the keyboard, and carefully pry the cover open. Then, carefully lift up on keyboard. Gently wedge the spudger in between the bottom of the device and the keyboard, and carefully pry the cover open. Then, carefully lift up on keyboard. Gently wedge the spudger in between the bottom of the device and the keyboard, and carefully pry the cover open. Then, carefully lift up on keyboard.
    • Gently wedge the spudger in between the bottom of the device and the keyboard, and carefully pry the cover open. Then, carefully lift up on keyboard.

  4. Gently detach connecting cables. Carefully flip up the large black tab. Carefully flip up the small white tab.
    • Gently detach connecting cables.

    • Carefully flip up the large black tab.

    • Carefully flip up the small white tab.

    • Remove its corresponding black cable.

    • Remove its corresponding white cable.

    • The keyboard will be fully detached at this point. Set it aside for now.

  5. Using the JIS J0 Screwdriver, unscrew and remove the (6) six 6mm screws from the device.
    • Using the JIS J0 Screwdriver, unscrew and remove the (6) six 6mm screws from the device.

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  7. Using the plastic opening tool, gently push the connector tab away from the battery to detach the cable.
    • Using the plastic opening tool, gently push the connector tab away from the battery to detach the cable.

    • The battery will be fully detached at this point. Carefully lift it out of the device.

  8. Using the plastic opening tool, disconnect the audio connection by pushing the audio tab toward the speakers.
    • Using the plastic opening tool, disconnect the audio connection by pushing the audio tab toward the speakers.

    • With the audio cable detached, carefully lift the speakers out of the device.

  9. Remove the LCD cable from the motherboard.
    • Remove the LCD cable from the motherboard.

    • Peel back the tape and then gently pull back on the connector cable.

  10. Using the JIS J0 screwdriver, unscrew the 3mm screw.
    • Using the JIS J0 screwdriver, unscrew the 3mm screw.

    • Remove the Wi-Fi card from the motherboard.

  11. Using the plastic opening tool, lift up on data cable for the daughterboard  to remove it from the device.
    • Using the plastic opening tool, lift up on data cable for the daughterboard to remove it from the device.

  12. Using the JIS J0 Screwdriver unscrew and remove the (2) two 3 mm screws from the heat shield. Gently lift up on the heat shield to remove it.
    • Using the JIS J0 Screwdriver unscrew and remove the (2) two 3 mm screws from the heat shield.

    • Gently lift up on the heat shield to remove it.

  13. Using the JIS J0 Screwdriver, unscrew and remove the (3) three 6mm screws from the left hinge.
    • Using the JIS J0 Screwdriver, unscrew and remove the (3) three 6mm screws from the left hinge.

  14. Using the JIS J0 Screwdriver, unscrew and removing the following: (1) One 3mm screw from the right side of the motherboard.
    • Using the JIS J0 Screwdriver, unscrew and removing the following:

    • (1) One 3mm screw from the right side of the motherboard.

    • (1) One 4mm silver screw from the left side of the motherboard.

    • The motherboard can now be carefully removed from the device.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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