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Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove the charging port on the 13 inch Lenovo Yoga 900 (900-13ISK). Luckily, this component is completely modular, so you can replace it without sourcing a new motherboard or daughterboard. If your computer does not charge, or if your computer fails to turn on and you have already ruled out a faulty battery as the cause, replacing the charging port should fix the issue.

Be sure to unplug and completely turn off your device before you start working.

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    • Using a T5 Torx screwdriver, remove the ten 5.5 mm screws from the back case of the laptop.

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    • Use a spudger to pry open the back case at the hinges of the laptop.

    • There are plastic clips around the perimeter of the case holding down the back cover. These will need to be popped off as the cover is removed.

    • Use your fingers to completely pop off the back cover.

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    • Remove the five 3.6 mm screws from the battery with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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    • Grab the bottom corners of the battery and gently pull the battery until the cable disconnects from the connector on the motherboard.

    • While reassembling, use a plastic spudger to push the battery cable into the connector on the underside of the motherboard. This will be easier to do before the screws are replaced.

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    • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the 2.7 mm screw that is holding down the SSD card.

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    • Pull the SSD card out of the port to the right.

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    • Pry up the gray and black coaxial cables from the Wi-Fi card using a spudger.

    • Move the cables to the side.

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    • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the 2.2 mm screw holding down the Wi-Fi card.

    • The Wi-Fi card may pop up to rest at an angle to the motherboard after the screw is removed.

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    • Pull the WiFi card out from the connector on the motherboard.

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    • Using the pointed end of a spudger, flip up the hinged locking tabs of the eight ZIF connectors on the motherboard.

    • Pull the eight cables out from their connectors using a pair of blunt nose tweezers.

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    • Remove the five 3.6 mm screws from the motherboard using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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    • Pull back the interconnect cable on the left side of the motherboard to reveal one of the fan screws for the left fan.

    • Remove the two 3.6 mm screws from the left fan with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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    • Remove the two 3.6 mm screws from the right fan using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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    • Unwind the black and white coaxial cables from the hooks on the right fan casing.

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    • Lift the motherboard from the bottom edge and pull it up and out of the case.

    • If you need to remove the fan assembly to swap it over to your new motherboard, continue to follow along with the heatsink guide.

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    • Remove the two 3.5 mm screws from the charging port with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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    • Peel up the charging port cable and remove the charging port.

Conclusion

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

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