Introduction

This guide shows how to replace the battery on the Sony Vaio Pro 13. Special care must be taken when handling Lithium-Ion batteries, avoid puncturing or bending the battery pack. Always recycle your old battery pack according to your local regulations.

Remove cover for the extended battery connector. Use your finger nail or a plastic opening tool to remove it. Remove the two rubber feet at the back of the computer, these can be removed in the same way.
  • Remove cover for the extended battery connector. Use your finger nail or a plastic opening tool to remove it.

  • Remove the two rubber feet at the back of the computer, these can be removed in the same way.

Remove the four 5.6mm  Philips #00 screws located at the top of the computer. Remove the eight 3.6mm Philips #00 screws on the base of the computer.
  • Remove the four 5.6mm Philips #00 screws located at the top of the computer.

  • Remove the eight 3.6mm Philips #00 screws on the base of the computer.

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Using a plastic opening tool, pry the plastic casing away from the base of the computer, the remaining clips around the edges can be released using your hands. Leave the side with the USB and audio port until last, then slide the case out and off, so the audio port doesn't get caught.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, pry the plastic casing away from the base of the computer, the remaining clips around the edges can be released using your hands.

  • Leave the side with the USB and audio port until last, then slide the case out and off, so the audio port doesn't get caught.

Once the bottom cover is removed, peel away the piece of tape located near the fan and heat sink assembly.
  • Once the bottom cover is removed, peel away the piece of tape located near the fan and heat sink assembly.

Remove the three 4.2mm Philips #0 screws located at the top of the battery. Simply lift the battery away from the computer.
  • Remove the three 4.2mm Philips #0 screws located at the top of the battery.

  • Simply lift the battery away from the computer.

Conclusion

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

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