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Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove and replace the charging port for your Chromebook 3180.

  1. Remove the 7 screws from the back cover with a Phillips #0 screwdriver Once all 7 screws have been removed, you can start to pry apart the back cover with your Plastic Blade or your fingers. (See pic)
    • Remove the 7 screws from the back cover with a Phillips #0 screwdriver

    • Once all 7 screws have been removed, you can start to pry apart the back cover with your Plastic Blade or your fingers. (See pic)

    • Using a Phillips #0, remove the 2 screws from the right side hinge.

    • Lift the chromebook base in order to force the hinge in an upward position. This will provide you enough room to remove the charging port.

    • Remove the 2 charging port screws

    • Unplug the charging port connector from the Motherboard

    • Disconnect the charging port connector from the motherboard.

    • Replace the charging port if needed by connecting the new charging port connector to the motherboard.

    • Using a Phillips#0, replace the 2 charging port screws.

    • Reset the right side hinge back into place by pressing down so the hinge is flush against the chromebook base.

    • Secure with the 2 screws using your phillips #0.

  2. Secure all 7 screws with a Phillips #0
    • Secure all 7 screws with a Phillips #0

Conclusion

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

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