Introduction

The wiring of your motherboard may have been disconnected causing the screen o not function properly. This guide will help you fix that.

Remove the (10) P58F black screws on the back cover using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.
  • Remove the (10) P58F black screws on the back cover using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

  • After removing the screws, remove the back cover using a plastic or metal spudger.

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Unscrew the (6) six black screws outlined using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the (6) six black screws outlined using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

  • Unscrew (4) screws securing the fan using a Phillips #0 head screwdriver.

  • Remove the fan from the motherboard.

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  • Unplug all wires from motherboard, including battery wire, speaker wire, screen wire, and other component wires.

    • Remove the black speaker wire.

    • Remove the white display wire.

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  • (Continued)Unplug all wires from motherboard, including battery wire, speaker wire, screen wire, and other component wires

    • Remove the gold and silver display cables.

    • Remove the white fan cable.

    • Remove the USB-to-motherboard cable

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  • (Continued)Unplug all wires from motherboard, including battery wire, speaker wire, screen wire, and other component wires

    • Remove the black battery cable.

    • Remove the blue ribbon cable.

    • Unscrew and remove hard drive/SSD.

    • Disconnect the hard drive/SSD from the motherboard.

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  • Gently remove the motherboard from the device.

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Conclusion

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

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