Introduction

Use this Dissasembly guide to learn how to disassemble certain parts of your Acer laptop

  1. Remove the keyboard by using a lever-like motion  with thin tools on the joints along the keyboard. Carefully lift and disconnect the flat cable from the motherboard Carefully lift and disconnect the flat cable from the motherboard
    • Remove the keyboard by using a lever-like motion with thin tools on the joints along the keyboard.

    • Carefully lift and disconnect the flat cable from the motherboard

  2. Disconnect the battery
    • Disconnect the battery

  3. Disconnect the keyboard connector and remove the keyboard Disconnect the keyboard connector and remove the keyboard
    • Disconnect the keyboard connector and remove the keyboard

  4. Remove the eight screws that secure the lower shell. Remove the lower shell Spudgers and/or a Jimmy work nicely for this step.
    • Remove the eight screws that secure the lower shell.

    • Remove the lower shell

      • Spudgers and/or a Jimmy work nicely for this step.

  5. Remove hard disk screw Disconnect the cable shown on image 2. With a thin tool, unhook the hooks that hold the upper shell together from the central shell. Separate them.
    • Remove hard disk screw

    • Disconnect the cable shown on image 2.

    • With a thin tool, unhook the hooks that hold the upper shell together from the central shell. Separate them.

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  7. Seperate the top case shell Remove the hard drive
    • Seperate the top case shell

    • Remove the hard drive

  8. Disconnect the WiFi card Disconnect the display cable Disconnect the display cable
    • Disconnect the WiFi card

    • Disconnect the display cable

  9. Unclip the connectors Remove the 3 screws securing the card in place. Remove the card after it is free Remove the 3 screws securing the card in place. Remove the card after it is free
    • Unclip the connectors

    • Remove the 3 screws securing the card in place. Remove the card after it is free

  10. Remove the speaker Release the connectors Remove the 2 screws that secure the motherboard to the laptop
    • Remove the speaker

    • Release the connectors

    • Remove the 2 screws that secure the motherboard to the laptop

  11. Release the connectors Carefully remove the motherboard from the laptop
    • Release the connectors

    • Carefully remove the motherboard from the laptop

  12. Remove both of the left and right screws holding the display assembly to the laptop Remove both of the left and right screws holding the display assembly to the laptop Remove both of the left and right screws holding the display assembly to the laptop
    • Remove both of the left and right screws holding the display assembly to the laptop

  13. Remove the adhesive that covers the 2 screws. With an opening pick or Jimmy, seperate the bezel from the LCD assembly. Remove the bezel
    • Remove the adhesive that covers the 2 screws.

    • With an opening pick or Jimmy, seperate the bezel from the LCD assembly.

    • Remove the bezel

  14. Remove the 4 screws on the display Disconnect the display cable Remove the LCD
    • Remove the 4 screws on the display

    • Disconnect the display cable

    • Remove the LCD

Conclusion

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

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