Remove the Ni-Cad battery from the PowerBook 180. Slide the arrows toward the front of the computer until the battery can slide out.
  • Remove the Ni-Cad battery from the PowerBook 180.

  • Slide the arrows toward the front of the computer until the battery can slide out.

Removing the screws securing the bottom plate from the PowerBook 180. There are 5 Torx T8 screws, 4 of which are located on the bottom and 1 on the back above the modem port.
  • Removing the screws securing the bottom plate from the PowerBook 180.

  • There are 5 Torx T8 screws, 4 of which are located on the bottom and 1 on the back above the modem port.

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Your computer should look like the two pictures after the bottom plate is removed. Your computer should look like the two pictures after the bottom plate is removed.
  • Your computer should look like the two pictures after the bottom plate is removed.

Locate the modem board, which is next to the DC-in port. There are two Torx T8 screws marked in red in the pictures.  Remove these screws and pull up on the modem board to remove.
  • Locate the modem board, which is next to the DC-in port.

  • There are two Torx T8 screws marked in red in the pictures. Remove these screws and pull up on the modem board to remove.

  • To reassemble your PowerBook, follow these instructions in reverse.

Conclusion

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

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Great guide. Worked for me of the Powerbook 140. Thanks!

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