Introduction

If your laptop does not hold a charge or doesn't turn on unless it is plugged into its charger, the battery may have went bad. To keep your laptop running optimal and maintain a high charge duration, a battery replacement may be necessary.

Place the computer upside down. Remove 2 rubber pads, by prying up on them.
  • Place the computer upside down.

  • Remove 2 rubber pads, by prying up on them.

  • There may be adhesive holding them down. If this is the case, the plastic opening tool may be needed to remove them.

  • Remove the seven 6.5mm screws on exterior of computer.

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Remove the panel by sliding it down and lifting it away from the computer. Remove the four 4.4mm screws that are underneath the panel.
  • Remove the panel by sliding it down and lifting it away from the computer.

  • Remove the four 4.4mm screws that are underneath the panel.

  • Remove the two 6.5mm screws that were underneath the rubber pads.

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Using the plastic opening tool, pry plastic panel away from computer. Start prying at one point and work your way around the entire computer until panel is free come computer.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, pry plastic panel away from computer.

  • Start prying at one point and work your way around the entire computer until panel is free come computer.

  • Remove the panel from computer, once all tabs are broken free.

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Remove the four 3.5mm screws holding the battery.
  • Remove the four 3.5mm screws holding the battery.

  • Peel back the tape securing the wires to the battery.

  • Lift and remove the battery from its location.

  • Don't pull/tear the wires connected to battery harness.

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Disconnect the battery harness from computer.
  • Disconnect the battery harness from computer.

  • Completely remove the battery and replace it.

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Plug battery harness back in.
  • Plug battery harness back in.

  • Assure the wires are pointed up (towards you) then plugging back in, as shown.

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Conclusion

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

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