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Introduction

This guide will show how to replace the motherboard in the Lenovo Yoga 920-13IKB.

  1. Flip the device over to access the screws on the back cover. Remove the ten 5mm Torx T5 screws on the back cover to loosen the back cover.
    • Flip the device over to access the screws on the back cover.

    • Remove the ten 5mm Torx T5 screws on the back cover to loosen the back cover.

  2. Slide the iFixit Opening Tool under the back cover to lift it up. Pull up on the cover with your hand to release the tab holding the center of the cover in place. Pull up on the cover with your hand to release the tab holding the center of the cover in place.
    • Slide the iFixit Opening Tool under the back cover to lift it up.

    • Pull up on the cover with your hand to release the tab holding the center of the cover in place.

  3. Remove the twelve 5mm Phillips #00 screws to loosen the motherboard. Remove the twelve 5mm Phillips #00 screws to loosen the motherboard.
    • Remove the twelve 5mm Phillips #00 screws to loosen the motherboard.

  4. Flip up the ten flat connectors holding the motherboard using the iFixit Opening Tool to free the motherboard. Flip up the ten flat connectors holding the motherboard using the iFixit Opening Tool to free the motherboard. Flip up the ten flat connectors holding the motherboard using the iFixit Opening Tool to free the motherboard.
    • Flip up the ten flat connectors holding the motherboard using the iFixit Opening Tool to free the motherboard.

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  6. Pull out the ribbon cables from the opened connectors using the iFixit Tweezers to free up the motherboard. Pull out the ribbon cables from the opened connectors using the iFixit Tweezers to free up the motherboard.
    • Pull out the ribbon cables from the opened connectors using the iFixit Tweezers to free up the motherboard.

  7. Disconnect the battery by pulling the ribbon wire grouping out of the top of the motherboard. Disconnect the battery by pulling the ribbon wire grouping out of the top of the motherboard.
    • Disconnect the battery by pulling the ribbon wire grouping out of the top of the motherboard.

  8. Disconnect the red and black wire from the motherboard using the iFixit Tweezers. Disconnect the red and black wire from the motherboard using the iFixit Tweezers.
    • Disconnect the red and black wire from the motherboard using the iFixit Tweezers.

  9. Lift the motherboard up parallel to the hinge of the device. Gently pull away from the port cutouts of the USB-C and audio jack to remove the motherboard from the device casing. Avoid pulling the motherboard all the way out until the green AC card is disconnected.
    • Lift the motherboard up parallel to the hinge of the device.

    • Gently pull away from the port cutouts of the USB-C and audio jack to remove the motherboard from the device casing.

    • Avoid pulling the motherboard all the way out until the green AC card is disconnected.

  10. Disconnect the green AC card plugged into the motherboard by pulling it out with your hands. Disconnect the green AC card plugged into the motherboard by pulling it out with your hands. Disconnect the green AC card plugged into the motherboard by pulling it out with your hands.
    • Disconnect the green AC card plugged into the motherboard by pulling it out with your hands.

  11. Flip the motherboard over to access the back side.
    • Flip the motherboard over to access the back side.

  12. Remove four 3mm JIS #00 screws with the screwdriver. Remove one 3mm Phillips #00 screw with the screwdriver. The screws stay attached to the speaker when removed from the motherboard.
    • Remove four 3mm JIS #00 screws with the screwdriver.

    • Remove one 3mm Phillips #00 screw with the screwdriver.

    • The screws stay attached to the speaker when removed from the motherboard.

  13. Separate the fans from the motherboard to isolate it for replacement.
    • Separate the fans from the motherboard to isolate it for replacement.

Conclusion

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

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