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Guide is to replace the hinge of the Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312 . Reasons for replacement would be if the screen will not stay in place being to flimsy because hinge. Tools required for guide are phillips size 0 screwdriver.

Unscrew the one 1.5mm screw using a Philips #0 screwdriver holding the L shape panel. Pry up the panel to gain access to hidden screws. Pry up the panel to gain access to hidden screws.
  • Unscrew the one 1.5mm screw using a Philips #0 screwdriver holding the L shape panel.

  • Pry up the panel to gain access to hidden screws.

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Remove the fourteen (14) screws using a Philips #0 screwdriver for the 1.5mm screws on the underside of casing. Remove the fourteen (14) screws using a Philips #0 screwdriver for the 1.5mm screws on the underside of casing.
  • Remove the fourteen (14) screws using a Philips #0 screwdriver for the 1.5mm screws on the underside of casing.

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Unscrew the nine 1.5mm screws using a Philips #0 screwdriver under the keyboard with the F6 printed next to them. Unplug the three no-fuss ribbon cable connector cables by gently pulling on them away from you towards the keyboard. Unplug the three no-fuss ribbon cable connector cables by gently pulling on them away from you towards the keyboard.
  • Unscrew the nine 1.5mm screws using a Philips #0 screwdriver under the keyboard with the F6 printed next to them.

  • Unplug the three no-fuss ribbon cable connector cables by gently pulling on them away from you towards the keyboard.

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Pry apart the casing with the plastic opening tool. Removing the cover under keyboard.
  • Pry apart the casing with the plastic opening tool.

  • Removing the cover under keyboard.

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Unplug the single no-fuss cable connector using the plastic opening tool pushing the edges towards the fan. Unscrew the two 1.5mm screws using a Philips #0 screwdriver by the  head mounting  holding down the fan. Pull the fan up and remove it from the device.
  • Unplug the single no-fuss cable connector using the plastic opening tool pushing the edges towards the fan.

  • Unscrew the two 1.5mm screws using a Philips #0 screwdriver by the head mounting holding down the fan.

  • Pull the fan up and remove it from the device.

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Turn laptop upside down with the spine facing towards you and locate the microchip. Remove the white and black sliding connector wires by prying upward with tweezers gently pulling the black and white wires upwards. Remove the white and black sliding connector wires by prying upward with tweezers gently pulling the black and white wires upwards.
  • Turn laptop upside down with the spine facing towards you and locate the microchip.

  • Remove the white and black sliding connector wires by prying upward with tweezers gently pulling the black and white wires upwards.

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Unplug the single ZIF connector ribbon by gently pulling up. Pull the white and black wires through from the underside of device.
  • Unplug the single ZIF connector ribbon by gently pulling up.

  • Pull the white and black wires through from the underside of device.

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Unscrew the four hinges mounting the 1.5mm screws on each side from casing using a Philips #0 screwdriver. Remove entire screen assembly from casing. Remove entire screen assembly from casing.
  • Unscrew the four hinges mounting the 1.5mm screws on each side from casing using a Philips #0 screwdriver.

  • Remove entire screen assembly from casing.

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Locate the two black sticker covers on the bottom of both sides of the monitor Using a pair of tweezers, carefully remove black stickers concealing two screws Using a pair of tweezers, carefully remove black stickers concealing two screws
  • Locate the two black sticker covers on the bottom of both sides of the monitor

  • Using a pair of tweezers, carefully remove black stickers concealing two screws

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Using a prying tool, carefully pry along the edges of the screen cover Using a prying tool, carefully pry along the edges of the screen cover Using a prying tool, carefully pry along the edges of the screen cover
  • Using a prying tool, carefully pry along the edges of the screen cover

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Unscrew the two 1.5mm screws at the bottom of monitor using a Philips #0 screwdriver. Unscrew the two 1.5mm screws at the bottom of monitor using a Philips #0 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the two 1.5mm screws at the bottom of monitor using a Philips #0 screwdriver.

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With all the edges of the screen cover pried up, carefully remove the screen cover. With all the edges of the screen cover pried up, carefully remove the screen cover. With all the edges of the screen cover pried up, carefully remove the screen cover.
  • With all the edges of the screen cover pried up, carefully remove the screen cover.

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Using the Philips #0 screwdriver, remove the four 1.5mm screws at the corners of the screen. Using the Philips #0 screwdriver, remove the four 1.5mm screws at the corners of the screen. Using the Philips #0 screwdriver, remove the four 1.5mm screws at the corners of the screen.
  • Using the Philips #0 screwdriver, remove the four 1.5mm screws at the corners of the screen.

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At the top of the screen, using the tweezers, remove the ZIF ribbon connector by gently pushing it up. At the top of the screen, using the tweezers, remove the ZIF ribbon connector by gently pushing it up. At the top of the screen, using the tweezers, remove the ZIF ribbon connector by gently pushing it up.
  • At the top of the screen, using the tweezers, remove the ZIF ribbon connector by gently pushing it up.

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Remove the screen from the device. Make sure to be carful because the screen is very fragile.
  • Remove the screen from the device.

  • Make sure to be carful because the screen is very fragile.

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Remove the three screws on the sides of the screen using the Philips #0 screwdriver. Once unscrewed, pull the frame off along with the hinge. Once unscrewed, pull the frame off along with the hinge.
  • Remove the three screws on the sides of the screen using the Philips #0 screwdriver.

  • Once unscrewed, pull the frame off along with the hinge.

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Conclusion

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

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