Introduction

This guide will show you how replace a faulty mode switch if your device does not properly switch modes.

Image 1/1: A coin can also be used to loosen the screw.
  • To remove the battery door, loosen the screw shown using a Phillips #2 screwdriver.

  • A coin can also be used to loosen the screw.

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Image 1/1: Take out the batteries.
  • Remove the battery door.

  • Take out the batteries.

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Image 1/1: Two 21.6mm (Long)
  • Remove the rear panel screws using a Phillips #2 screwdriver.

    • Two 21.6mm (Long)

    • One 9.8mm (Short)

    • Five 13.8mm (Medium)

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Image 1/2: Be careful not to pull on the wire connections. Image 2/2: Rest the laptop open on the table.
  • Gently pull up on the rear panel.

  • Be careful not to pull on the wire connections.

  • Rest the laptop open on the table.

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  • Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove the three 7.3mm screws.

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Image 1/3: Lay the board down gently and out of the way. Image 2/3: Take care not to damage any of the wires or the board itself. Image 3/3: Take care not to damage any of the wires or the board itself.
  • Once the screws have been removed from the board, use a plastic opening tool to gently pry up the board and expose the mode switch assembly underneath.

  • Lay the board down gently and out of the way.

  • Take care not to damage any of the wires or the board itself.

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Image 1/1: Five 7.3mm
  • Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove the seven screws securing the mode switch assembly to the device.

    • Five 7.3mm

    • Two 6.0mm

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Image 1/1: Take care not to misplace the spring indicated in the picture.
  • Once the screws have been removed, the mode switch assembly can be removed easily.

  • Take care not to misplace the spring indicated in the picture.

  • You need this spring to find a matching replacement if it is in anyway damaged.

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Conclusion

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

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