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Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 6-14IKB Wi-Fi Card Replacement

What you need

  1. Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 6-14IKB Wi-Fi Card Replacement, Base Cover: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the ten 6.5 mm screws that secure the base cover using a T5 Torx screwdriver.

  2. Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 6-14IKB Wi-Fi Card Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Use the plastic opening tool to pry in the seam between the bottom cover and the rest of the laptop.

    • The goal is to unhook the plastic hooks that secure the bottom cover.

    • Work your way around the bottom cover of the laptop in a clockwise rotation until every clip is free.

    • You will feel and hear a clicking noise when the clips are undone.

  3. Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 6-14IKB Wi-Fi Card Replacement, Wi-Fi Card: step 3, image 1 of 2 Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 6-14IKB Wi-Fi Card Replacement, Wi-Fi Card: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Detach the gray and black wires from the Wi-Fi card.

  4. Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 6-14IKB Wi-Fi Card Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 6-14IKB Wi-Fi Card Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the single 3.5 mm screw that secures the Wi-Fi card using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  5. Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 6-14IKB Wi-Fi Card Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 2 Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 6-14IKB Wi-Fi Card Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 2
    Tool used on this step:
    Tweezers
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    • Remove the Wi-Fi card from its slot using tweezers.

    • When reinstalling, the gray wire goes into the connector labeled number 1. The black wire goes into the connector labeled number 2. You will hear an audible click when it is properly clipped back into place.

Conclusion

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

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Where can I buy the chip?

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