Introduction

If your hinges are broken or stuck, use this guide to replace them. This repair can be completed by one person using a PH1 Philips Head Screwdriver. Keep in mind that the Asus Vivobook S500CA uses a specific hinge mount points, these parts must be acquired before beginning this replacement.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Turn the device over so the back plate is facing up.
    • Turn the device over so the back plate is facing up.

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  2. Use a Phillips Head PH1 screwdriver to remove 10 screws around the perimeter of the back plate.
    • Use a Phillips Head PH1 screwdriver to remove 10 screws around the perimeter of the back plate.

    • It may be helpful to lay out the screws in the orientation in which they are taken out, in order to help remember where they go.

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    • Remove the back plate by lifting it straight up.

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    • Remove 3 (.5 cm) phillips screws around the edge of the hinge. Repeat for other side.

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    • Disconnect the black and white wires from the “Aux” (white) and “Main” (black) ports

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    • Open the device to access the plastic casing over the hinges.

    • Remove the casing by lifting firmly. This step can be difficult.

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    • Remove 4 (.5 cm) screws from the hinge. Remove the hinge and follow steps in reverse order to reassemble and complete repair.

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Conclusion

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

Jermaine Carnell

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Hi.

The Asus X550C set screen (screen + flat cable) is compatible with Asus S500CA notebook? Anybody know response for me? Tks

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