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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th Gen Daughterboard Replacement

What you need

  1. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th Gen Daughterboard Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 1 of 2 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th Gen Daughterboard Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to unscrew the five screws that secure the back cover to the laptop.

    • The screws do not completely come off from the back cover. Loosen until the screws are completely loose.

  2. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th Gen Daughterboard Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th Gen Daughterboard Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Use a Jimmy to lift the cover directly up off of the locating pins.

    • Though a metal opening tool is shown in the image, we recommend using plastic opening tools to minimize any cosmetic damage.

    • Remove the back cover.

    • If you encounter resistance when lifting the cover, revisit the screws to see if any of them are still threaded on to the device.

  3. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th Gen Daughterboard Replacement, Battery: step 3, image 1 of 2 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th Gen Daughterboard Replacement, Battery: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Use the Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the four 5 mm screws that secure the battery to the laptop frame.

  4. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th Gen Daughterboard Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Take out the battery by lifting it from the bottom edge of the laptop, and then pulling away from the motherboard.

  5. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th Gen Daughterboard Replacement, Daughterboard [AUX]: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Carefully remove cord from daughterboard.

  6. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th Gen Daughterboard Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Use a PH0 screwdriver to remove the three 2mm screws holding the daughterboard in place.

Conclusion

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

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