Introduction

Use this guide to replace the trackpad in your device.

Parts

No parts required.

Make sure you turn off the laptop before starting.
  • Make sure you turn off the laptop before starting.

  • Unscrew and remove the (11) eleven 4mm J0 head screws on the underside of the laptop using the JIS #0 screwdriver.

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Use the plastic opening tool to remove the back cover.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the back cover.

  • Be careful not to damage the ribbon cable connecting the back cover to the laptop.

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  • Unscrew the (2) two 3mm J0 Phillips head screws that hold the battery in place.

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  • Disconnect the battery from the motherboard.

  • Carefully disconnect the cable parallel to the board, not at an angle. Otherwise, you could damage the port.

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  • Carefully lift the battery from one side, and then lift it out of the laptop.

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  • Remove the (3) three 7.0mm screws using the J0 screwdriver head.

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  • Unlock the latches on both ends of the ribbon cable, and pull to detach.

  • The ribbon cable will still be attached to the tape.

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  • Peel the tape that is on top of the trackpad.

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  • Lift the trackpad out of the Chromebook.

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Conclusion

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

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