Introduction

Use this guide to replace the wireless card in your Lenovo Yoga 3 11.

Remove the eleven 6 mm T5 Torx screws securing the lower case.
  • Remove the eleven 6 mm T5 Torx screws securing the lower case.

  • Gently lift the lower case up and away from the device.

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Remove the two 3 mm Phillips #00 screws securing the battery. There are arrows on the battery indicating the location of the screws. There are arrows on the battery indicating the location of the screws.
  • Remove the two 3 mm Phillips #00 screws securing the battery.

  • There are arrows on the battery indicating the location of the screws.

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Use a pair of tweezers to gently disconnect the battery connector.
  • Use a pair of tweezers to gently disconnect the battery connector.

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Use a pair of tweezers to gently disconnect the speaker cable. Remove the wires from underneath the battery tabs using the tweezers.
  • Use a pair of tweezers to gently disconnect the speaker cable.

  • Remove the wires from underneath the battery tabs using the tweezers.

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Carefully remove the battery from the device.
  • Carefully remove the battery from the device.

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Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the motherboard-size of the trackpad ribbon cable. Gently lift up the black tab, and the cable should come free from the ZIF connector.
  • Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the motherboard-size of the trackpad ribbon cable. Gently lift up the black tab, and the cable should come free from the ZIF connector.

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Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the keyboard ribbon cable from the motherboard ZIF connector. Gently lift up the white tab, and the cable should come free.
  • Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the keyboard ribbon cable from the motherboard ZIF connector. Gently lift up the white tab, and the cable should come free.

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Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the motherboard-side of the SD board ribbon cable. Gently lift up the black tab, and then ribbon cable should come free from the ZIF connector.
  • Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the motherboard-side of the SD board ribbon cable. Gently lift up the black tab, and then ribbon cable should come free from the ZIF connector.

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Use the tweezers to unplug the USB port from the motherboard by gently lifting the white connector up from the black motherboard connector.
  • Use the tweezers to unplug the USB port from the motherboard by gently lifting the white connector up from the black motherboard connector.

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Use a plastic opening tool to gently pry up the screen cable from the motherboard.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to gently pry up the screen cable from the motherboard.

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Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the "I/O Side" of the ribbon cable connecting the audio jack/USB port assembly to the motherboard. Gently lift up the black tab, and the ribbon cable should come free from the ZIF connector. Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the "MB Side" of the ribbon cable connecting the audio jack/USB port assembly to the motherboard. Gently lift up the black tab, and the ribbon cable should come free from the ZIF connector. Remove the ribbon cable from the device.
  • Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the "I/O Side" of the ribbon cable connecting the audio jack/USB port assembly to the motherboard. Gently lift up the black tab, and the ribbon cable should come free from the ZIF connector.

  • Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the "MB Side" of the ribbon cable connecting the audio jack/USB port assembly to the motherboard. Gently lift up the black tab, and the ribbon cable should come free from the ZIF connector.

  • Remove the ribbon cable from the device.

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Remove the single 2 mm Phillips #00 screws securing the wireless card. Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the black and white antenna cables that are connected to the wireless card.
  • Remove the single 2 mm Phillips #00 screws securing the wireless card.

  • Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the black and white antenna cables that are connected to the wireless card.

  • Gently lift the wireless card up and out of the device.

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Conclusion

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

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