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Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5-1470 Display Replacement

What you need

  1. Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5-1470 Display Replacement, Back Panel: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Remove all ten 6.6 mm screws with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  2. Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5-1470 Display Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5-1470 Display Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Use the plastic opening tool to lift up and remove the casing.

  3. Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5-1470 Display Replacement, Motherboard: step 3, image 1 of 3 Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5-1470 Display Replacement, Motherboard: step 3, image 2 of 3 Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5-1470 Display Replacement, Motherboard: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the three screws securing the fan.

    • Lift the fan up and out.

    • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the three screws securing the hard drive.

    • Lift the hard drive up and out.

  4. Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5-1470 Display Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5-1470 Display Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the single screw securing the Wi-Fi card.

    • The Wi-Fi card will slightly lift away from the motherboard.

    • Pull the Wi-Fi card directly out of its port.

  5. Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5-1470 Display Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 2 Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5-1470 Display Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the three screws securing the motherboard.

    • Gently disconnect the cables and ribbon cables connected to the motherboard.

  6. Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5-1470 Display Replacement, Display: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the four 5 mm screws from the left and right hinges (two screws on each hinge).

  7. Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5-1470 Display Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 3 Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5-1470 Display Replacement: step 7, image 2 of 3 Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5-1470 Display Replacement: step 7, image 3 of 3
    • Disconnect the display assembly from the rest of the device by separating the hinges of the display from the body of the laptop.

    • Use a spudger to carefully pry loose the two screw covers (one on each hinge).

    • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the two 3 mm screws from the display (one on each side).

  8. Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5-1470 Display Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 2 Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5-1470 Display Replacement: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • Use a heat gun or an iOpener to lightly heat the outer edges of the display, loosening the adhesive strips.

    • Wedge a Jimmy or opening picks between the display and display housing, then carefully pry around the entire perimeter until the display separates from the housing.

  9. Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5-1470 Display Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Disconnect the display ribbon cable.

Conclusion

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

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