Introduction

How to replace the SATA HDD Cable.

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Video Overview

  1. Turn off the laptop and remove the battery.
    • Turn off the laptop and remove the battery.

    • Remove two screws securing the Keyboard.

    • The Keyboard is held by two locking clips, under the battery. Use the sharp tip of a plastic tool to release the keyboard.

  2. Remove the Keyboard and disconnect the two flex cables:
    • Remove the screw securing the Optical drive and gently press the drive to show slightly as at the second pic.

    • Slide the drive to the left and remove it.

    • Remove 4x phillips screws and disconnect:

    • Power On button flex cable

    • Touch pad flex cable

    • Remove 18x Phillips screws from the bottom cover.

    • Remove any memory SD Card from the Card reader.

    • Start opening with a plastic opening tool.

    • Carefully separate the upper cover and remove it.

    • Remove one Phillips screw, securing th WLan card and disconnect the two coaxial antenna cables.

    • Remove the Wi-Fi card.

    • Remove the Memory Cover.

    • Disconnect the Loudspeaker cable connector.

    • Remove two Phillips screw from the Mother board and from the Optical drive SATA adapter.

    • Disconnect the LCD Display flex cable.

    • Disconnect the DC Jack cable.

    • Carefully remove the Optical drive SATA adapter.

    • We will disconnect the battery cable when we pick up the board.

    • Carefully pick up the Mother board and disconnect the Battery cable.

    • 13 pin SATA HDD Cable Adapter.

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    • Did you do it successfully?

Conclusion

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

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