Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove the motherboard from the Lenovo Yoga-900-13ISK2. As an extra precaution, the battery should be removed first before proceeding with the rest of the device.

Image 1/2: Remove the ten 4.0mm T6 Torx screws from the back of the laptop. Image 2/2: Remove the ten 4.0mm T6 Torx screws from the back of the laptop.
  • Flip the laptop so that the back panel is facing up.

  • Remove the ten 4.0mm T6 Torx screws from the back of the laptop.

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  • Gently lift the back cover off of the laptop.

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  • Push the black battery cable towards the battery to disconnect it.

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  • Remove the six #0 3.8mm Phillips screws from the battery.

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  • Gently lift the battery out of the laptop chassis.

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Image 1/2: Pry the black wire off the wifi card. Image 2/2: Pry the black wire off the wifi card.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, gently pry the grey wire off the wifi card.

  • Pry the black wire off the wifi card.

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  • Remove the one #0 2.9mm Phillips screw from the base of the wifi card.

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  • Gently lift and pull the wifi card out.

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  • Remove the one #0 2.9mm Phillips screw from the SSD.

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  • Gently lift and wiggle the SSD side to side to remove it from the laptop chassis.

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  • Push the cable away from the motherboard.

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  • Remove the two #0 2.9mm Phillips screws from the daughter board.

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Image 1/1: You will hear two clicks when lifting the daughter board.
  • Lift the daughter board with the plastic opening tool.

  • You will hear two clicks when lifting the daughter board.

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  • Lift the daughter board, unrouting the wireless cables from their plastic holders, and place it to the side.

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  • Gently lift the metal tabs on the daughter board to free the wires.

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Image 1/3: 1. Flip the cable holder up with a finger nail Image 2/3: 2. Pull on the tab to remove the cable. Image 3/3: The large black flat flex labeled 'MB' does not have a tab so gently tug the cable free from the end after flipping the cable holder.
  • Detach the five flat flex cables attached to the motherboard as follows:

    • 1. Flip the cable holder up with a finger nail

    • 2. Pull on the tab to remove the cable.

  • The large black flat flex labeled 'MB' does not have a tab so gently tug the cable free from the end after flipping the cable holder.

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Image 1/3: Remove the two #0 2.9mm Phillips screws holding down the fan. Image 2/3: Remove the two #0 2.9mm Phillips screws holding down the fan. Image 3/3: Remove the two #0 2.9mm Phillips screws holding down the fan.
  • Remove the four #0 2.3mm Phillips screws holding down the motherboard.

  • Remove the two #0 2.9mm Phillips screws holding down the fan.

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Image 1/3: Gently lift and flip the motherboard over. Image 2/3: Gently lift and flip the motherboard over. Image 3/3: Gently lift and flip the motherboard over.
  • Make sure the motherboard and fan are not caught on anything when flipping it over.

  • Gently lift and flip the motherboard over.

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Image 1/3: Remove the monitor connector by tugging on the tab. Image 2/3: Remove the monitor connector by tugging on the tab. Image 3/3: Remove the monitor connector by tugging on the tab.
  • Flip the cable lock holding down the monitor connector.

  • Remove the monitor connector by tugging on the tab.

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Conclusion

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

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