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Introduction

In this guide you will learn how to replace your Asus Vivobook X540SA-BPD0602V battery. Batteries should be replaced every couple of years because over time, they will fail to hold a charge. All power sources, including the battery, should be removed before completing any repairs or replacements within the device.

For your safety, discharge your battery below 25% before disassembling your device. This reduces the risk of a dangerous thermal event if the battery is accidentally damaged during the repair. If your battery is swollen, take appropriate precautions.

  1. Asus VivoBook X540SA-BPD0602V Battery Removal, Keyboard: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Power down the laptop using the device's power button in top right corner of the keyboard. Ensure that the device's power cord is disconnected.

  2. Asus VivoBook X540SA-BPD0602V Battery Removal: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Flip the laptop over so the back panel is displayed.

  3. Asus VivoBook X540SA-BPD0602V Battery Removal: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the ten screws from the back panel.

    • Remove the two battery screws (15.6 mm)

    • Two top corner screws (12.5 mm)

    • Six case screws (9.7mm)

  4. Asus VivoBook X540SA-BPD0602V Battery Removal: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Flip the laptop back over and open it, revealing the screen and keyboard.

  5. Asus VivoBook X540SA-BPD0602V Battery Removal: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Using the blue plastic opening tool, wedge and loosen the seal all the way around the edges. Carefully lift up the keyboard panel.

    • When lifting the keyboard panel, do not lift it all the way as the two connection ribbons to the motherboard must be disconnected.

    • It is recommended to break the seal of the case starting at the upper corners closest to the display monitor .

  6. Asus VivoBook X540SA-BPD0602V Battery Removal: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Observe where the ribbons connect to the motherboard, there are two connections. Each connection has a black clamp. To remove the ribbon, lift the black clamp up to disconnect it.

  7. Asus VivoBook X540SA-BPD0602V Battery Removal, Battery: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Very carefully, remove the batteries with the blue plastic iFixit opening tool. Focus removing the battery near the highlighted area.

    • The batteries should all be connected to one another and come out of the device as a single unit.

    • Be careful not to rip any of the black plastic covering the batteries. Exposed battery parts can lead to explosions. If the case is ripped, re-wrap them, or properly dispose of them. Do not reuse them.

Conclusion

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

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