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Chromebook x360 14-da0011dx Motherboard Replacement

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    • Flip the device over with the hinge facing away from you.

    • On the back of the device, remove the two rubber strips on the top and the bottom of the device using a spudger.

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    • Remove the seven 8.0 mm screws located under the two rubber pads and the screws along the back of the device using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

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    • Use a spudger to gently pry the edges of the back cover off the device. Slowly work all the way around the device until the panel comes loose.

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    • Remove the cable attached to the battery.

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    • Remove the five 3.0 mm screws holding the battery in place using the Phillips #1 screwdriver.

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    • Lift the battery out of the chassis.

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    • Remove the two 3.0 mm Phillips #1 screws holding the fan in place.

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    • Disconnect the fan cable from the motherboard.

    • Carefully remove the fan from the computer.

    • Be careful when removing the fan, as it sits under one of the CPU heat pipes and tucks under the ribbon cable that runs to the I/O board.

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    • Lift the ZIF connector locking flaps, then remove the ribbon cables.

    • There are several small connections for the ribbon cables. Exercise extreme caution when disconnecting the cables.

    • One ribbon cable is on the underside of the motherboard and will be removed later.

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    • Remove the three 3.0 mm Phillips #1 screws holding the motherboard in place.

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    • Disconnect the cables attached to the Wi-Fi card and motherboard along the top edge.

    • The leftmost connector is a ribbon-style connector with a metal locking bar that must be unlatched.

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    • Use a spudger to remove the tape and plastic shielding that secure the wires.

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    • Gently lift the motherboard until it is loose.

    • Disconnect the ribbon cable attached to the underside of the motherboard.

    • The locking flap on this ribbon cable must be flipped down to unlock.

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    • Lift the motherboard from the device.

    • Removal of the heat pipes may be necessary for replacement if your new replacement motherboard doesn't have one installed.

Conclusion

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

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