Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace your trackpad if it is broken or defective.

  1. Remove the ten 3.3 mm screws from the base cover using the T5 Torx screwdriver.
    • Remove the ten 3.3 mm screws from the base cover using the T5 Torx screwdriver.

  2. Slide opening tool between the base and back cover.
    • Slide opening tool between the base and back cover.

  3. Lift back cover.
    • Lift back cover.

  4. Remove the four 3.5 mm screws around the battery using the Phillips 00 screwdriver.
    • Remove the four 3.5 mm screws around the battery using the Phillips 00 screwdriver.

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  6. Disconnect the battery from the motherboard.
    • Disconnect the battery from the motherboard.

  7. Lift battery up gently to remove.
    • Lift battery up gently to remove.

  8. Use the JIS 1 screwdriver bit to unscrew the 3 screws.
    • Use the JIS 1 screwdriver bit to unscrew the 3 screws.

  9. Grip the tab firmly.
    • Grip the tab firmly.

  10. Pull tab until it disconnects from the trackpad. Be gentle - you do not want to damage any part of the tab.
    • Pull tab until it disconnects from the trackpad. Be gentle - you do not want to damage any part of the tab.

  11. Gently lift the tape with angled tweezers.
    • Gently lift the tape with angled tweezers.

  12. Push the trackpad to remove it.
    • Push the trackpad to remove it.

Conclusion

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

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