Introduction

If the LED lights of your Acer Chromebook R11 CB5-132T-C1LK are not functioning properly, this guide will detail how to access and remove the LED board for replacement.

Using a Phillips screwdriver, remove all  eleven 7.0 mm screws from the bottom of the Chromebook.
  • Using a Phillips screwdriver, remove all eleven 7.0 mm screws from the bottom of the Chromebook.

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Find the seam along the edge of the device.
  • Find the seam along the edge of the device.

  • Wedge a finger into the groove and separate the panel from the device. If necessary, use a spudger.

  • The panel will still be connected to the device by internal wiring, so pull it off with some caution. It is best to flip the panel to the side once the seam has been broken.

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Use the flat end of the spudger to lift the retaining flap on the LED board ZIF connector. Pull the ribbon cable from the ZIF connector using tweezers.
  • Use the flat end of the spudger to lift the retaining flap on the LED board ZIF connector.

  • Pull the ribbon cable from the ZIF connector using tweezers.

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Remove the 4.5 mm Phillips screw.
  • Remove the 4.5 mm Phillips screw.

  • There is a magnet near the LED chip that might attract the screw.

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Use tweezers to remove the LED board.
  • Use tweezers to remove the LED board.

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Conclusion

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

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