Parts

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Make sure you have disabled the battery in BIOS/UEFI
  • Make sure you have disabled the battery in BIOS/UEFI

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Make sure your workplace is ESD secured
  • Make sure your workplace is ESD secured

  • An ESD workmat and a ESD wristlet will get you far

  • Don't continue if your knowledge on ESD is lacking !

  • TEXAS instruments ESD guide

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Purple screws dedicated to the keyboard, none of them should  need removal
  • Purple screws dedicated to the keyboard, none of them should need removal

  • The bottom three screws has a rubber head upon them. Make sure you remove them carefully(some kind of adhesive on them).

  • Note that the screws will not jump out easily even though they are loose,

  • Spry very carefully when all screws are removed. Be extra carfeul close to the headphone jack. HAVE PATIENCIE

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Remove the purple cable(battery). Might not be nessesary if you followed step 1 correctly
  • Remove the purple cable(battery). Might not be nessesary if you followed step 1 correctly

  • ESD protect yourself and your tools

  • The blue indicates the M.2. SSD 42mm (2242). 256GB worked perfectly for me. Only exists if you have a version with separate cache.

  • Green box indicates the HDD

  • Red: RAM slot SO-DIMM DDR3 (only one) 8GB

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Conclusion

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

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Endorph

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Since older Lenovo are identical to open just look for an older model in case you have a brand new Lenovo and the hardware manual is not free availabe for download (very unusual).

https://support.lenovo.com/ch/de/solutio...

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