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Zero insertion force connectors can break easily. Before performing this step, read the iFixit Guide to Recognizing and Disconnecting Cable Connectors to find out how to safely remove them.

Use the tip of the spudger to disconnect the two zero insertion force connectors on the bottom and top of the motherboard.

The first connector is attached to an orange tape, and is located in the bottom-right corner of the motherboard. Remove this connector.

The second connector is long and thin, and is located at the top of the motherboard, a bit to the right of center. Remove this connector.

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