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Acer Chromebook C720-2827 LED PCB Replacement

What you need

  1. Acer Chromebook C720-2827 LED PCB Replacement, Back Panel Assembly: step 1, image 1 of 2 Acer Chromebook C720-2827 LED PCB Replacement, Back Panel Assembly: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the thirteen 6.0mm screws on the back panel using your Phillips #1 screwdriver.

  2. Acer Chromebook C720-2827 LED PCB Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 Acer Chromebook C720-2827 LED PCB Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Pry the back panel open with the plastic opening tool.

  3. Acer Chromebook C720-2827 LED PCB Replacement, Battery: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two 6.0mm screws securing the battery with your Phillips #1 screwdriver.

  4. Acer Chromebook C720-2827 LED PCB Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Acer Chromebook C720-2827 LED PCB Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Carefully pull out the battery wire connected to the battery port.

  5. Acer Chromebook C720-2827 LED PCB Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Slowly lift the battery to remove it from the Chromebook.

  6. Acer Chromebook C720-2827 LED PCB Replacement, LED PCB: step 6, image 1 of 3 Acer Chromebook C720-2827 LED PCB Replacement, LED PCB: step 6, image 2 of 3 Acer Chromebook C720-2827 LED PCB Replacement, LED PCB: step 6, image 3 of 3
    • Use the Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the two 3.1mm screws from the LED PCB.

    • Lift the LED PCB up with your fingers and flip it over revealing the ZIF connector.

    • The LED PCB is still tethered to the daughterboard via a ribbon cable so be sure not to yank it out or it could cause damage to the cable or its connectors.

  7. Acer Chromebook C720-2827 LED PCB Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 3 Acer Chromebook C720-2827 LED PCB Replacement: step 7, image 2 of 3 Acer Chromebook C720-2827 LED PCB Replacement: step 7, image 3 of 3
    • Set the LED PCB down and use your spudger to flip up the white bar of the ZIF connector.

    • Pull the ribbon cable out with your fingers.

Conclusion

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

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