Introduction

If your battery does not charge or drains really fast, you may want to replace your battery. Old or faulty batteries can cause shortened battery life. This guide will show you to how to remove the battery from the laptop to replace it with a new one.

Image 1/1: Then use the Phillips #0 to remove the three 4 mm screws on the bottom of the laptop.
  • Using the Phillips #0 screwdriver remove the seven 14 mm screws on the bottom of the laptop.

  • Then use the Phillips #0 to remove the three 4 mm screws on the bottom of the laptop.

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Image 1/3: This disconnects the face of the keyboard. Gently lift the keyboard up to expose the motherboard. Image 2/3: There are still ribbon cables connecting the keyboard face to the  motherboard. Do not pull the keyboard away roughly. Image 3/3: There are still ribbon cables connecting the keyboard face to the  motherboard. Do not pull the keyboard away roughly.
  • Insert a plastic opening tool between the keyboard and base of the laptop to pry the keyboard away from the base. Do this around the entire perimeter of the laptop.

  • This disconnects the face of the keyboard. Gently lift the keyboard up to expose the motherboard.

  • There are still ribbon cables connecting the keyboard face to the motherboard. Do not pull the keyboard away roughly.

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Image 1/3: Using precision tweezers, flip up the white and black retaining flaps on the ZIF connectors that hold the two smaller ribbon cables in place. Image 2/3: Gently pull the ribbon cables from their sockets on the motherboard. Image 3/3: Gently pull the ribbon cables from their sockets on the motherboard.
  • Gently lift the keyboard to access the three ribbon cables connected to the motherboard

  • Using precision tweezers, flip up the white and black retaining flaps on the ZIF connectors that hold the two smaller ribbon cables in place.

  • Gently pull the ribbon cables from their sockets on the motherboard.

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Image 1/3: Gently remove the track pad ribbon cable from its connector. Image 2/3: Gently remove the track pad ribbon cable from its connector. Image 3/3: Gently remove the track pad ribbon cable from its connector.
  • Push the two white clamps on the large ZIF connector towards the screen.

  • Gently remove the track pad ribbon cable from its connector.

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  • Remove the keyboard

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  • Disconnect the multi-wire battery plug from the motherboard.

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  • Pull the two tabs holding the battery in place and lift the battery up. It should remove easily.

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Conclusion

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

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