Make sure the device is turned off and disconnected from the battery charger.
  • Make sure the device is turned off and disconnected from the battery charger.

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Remove all the nine screws from the bottom of the device using a T5  screwdriver. Carefully remove the bottom cover. Carefully remove the bottom cover.
  • Remove all the nine screws from the bottom of the device using a T5 screwdriver.

  • Carefully remove the bottom cover.

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Remove the LVDS cable next to the cooling fan. Remove the LVDS cable next to the cooling fan.
  • Remove the LVDS cable next to the cooling fan.

Thank you for burning my nephew's CPU, ifixit) Shouldn't we disconnect the battery before LVDS and the rest?

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Remove the three screws from the hinges using a PH-1 screwdriver. Open the device at a 90 degree angle to free the hinges. Open the device at a 90 degree angle to free the hinges.
  • Remove the three screws from the hinges using a PH-1 screwdriver.

  • Open the device at a 90 degree angle to free the hinges.

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Remove the screw attaching the cooling fan to the motherboard by using a PH-1 screwdriver. Disconnect the wire attaching the cooling fan to the motherboard. Gently lift and pull out the cooling fan.
  • Remove the screw attaching the cooling fan to the motherboard by using a PH-1 screwdriver.

  • Disconnect the wire attaching the cooling fan to the motherboard.

  • Gently lift and pull out the cooling fan.

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Remove the four screws attached to the black covered copper bar next to the cooling fan using a PH-1 screwdriver. Gently lift and remove the copper bar.
  • Remove the four screws attached to the black covered copper bar next to the cooling fan using a PH-1 screwdriver.

  • Gently lift and remove the copper bar.

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Remove the five screws from the battery pack using a PH-1 screwdriver.
  • Remove the five screws from the battery pack using a PH-1 screwdriver.

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Unhook the black, red, and white switch using the tweezers. Detach the positive and negative red, white, yellow, and black switch. Unhook the black and white coiled wire.
  • Unhook the black, red, and white switch using the tweezers.

  • Detach the positive and negative red, white, yellow, and black switch.

  • Unhook the black and white coiled wire.

  • Lift and remove the battery pack.

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Remove the three screws attaching the drive to the motherboard using a PH-1 screwdriver. Gently lift and pull out the drive. Gently lift and pull out the drive.
  • Remove the three screws attaching the drive to the motherboard using a PH-1 screwdriver.

  • Gently lift and pull out the drive.

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Remove the silver tape to free the fourth screw attaching the motherboard. Remove the four screws attaching the motherboard using a PH-1 screwdriver.
  • Remove the silver tape to free the fourth screw attaching the motherboard.

  • Remove the four screws attaching the motherboard using a PH-1 screwdriver.

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Detach the four wires connected to the motherboard using tweezers. Gently lift up and pull out the motherboard.
  • Detach the four wires connected to the motherboard using tweezers.

  • Gently lift up and pull out the motherboard.

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Remove the small piece of the motherboard on the lower left hand corner by removing the four screws using a PH-1 screwdriver. Detach the black and red coiled wire from the motherboard using tweezers. Gently lift and remove the small piece of the motherboard.
  • Remove the small piece of the motherboard on the lower left hand corner by removing the four screws using a PH-1 screwdriver.

  • Detach the black and red coiled wire from the motherboard using tweezers.

  • Gently lift and remove the small piece of the motherboard.

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Place the plastic opening tool under the corners of the keyboard and use it to detach the keyboard all around. Gently lift and remove the keyboard from its place.
  • Place the plastic opening tool under the corners of the keyboard and use it to detach the keyboard all around.

  • Gently lift and remove the keyboard from its place.

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Conclusion

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

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Bianka Castaneda

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Please tell me where did you buy the keyboard replace, I am looking for it in order to do the replacement for an UX303L (with spanish or english layout with big enter key). Thanks.

Pm - Reply

Step 2: There are screws under the rubber pads (at least on the UX303L).

Peter Sutton - Reply

Step 9: Its removing the hard drive/SSD not RAM.

Peter Sutton - Reply

Step 13: Please show me how to remove the keyboard out. It will break some plastic to pull the keyboard out.

Thanks,

Quang

Quang Nguyen - Reply

Battery pack should be removed first (at least before step 3) in order to avoid possible power surge

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