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Lenovo G50-80 80E5 Removing top panel Replacement

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Remove top panel to access internal components

  • Author: Victor
  • Time estimate: 45 minutes
  • Difficulty: Difficult

Step 1 Removing top panel  ¶ 

Remove wifi wires by lifting up

Step 1 Removing top panel  ¶ 

  • Remove wifi wires by lifting up

Step 2  ¶ 

locate power and monitor cable on bottom side next to fan

Step 2  ¶ 

  • locate power and monitor cable on bottom side next to fan

Step 3  ¶ 

remove power cable with tweezers by gently pullying

Step 3  ¶ 

  • remove power cable with tweezers by gently pullying

Step 4  ¶ 

remove monitor cable by gently pulling on tab straight up

Step 4  ¶ 

  • remove monitor cable by gently pulling on tab straight up

Step 5  ¶ 

Monitor and power cable disconnected

Step 5  ¶ 

  • Monitor and power cable disconnected

Step 6  ¶ 

Disconnect the fan wires from the motherboard by lifting upwards

Step 6  ¶ 

  • Disconnect the fan wires from the motherboard by lifting upwards

Step 7  ¶ 

Locate the 3 screws holding fan in place Remove 3 screws fan should lift out of place

Step 7  ¶ 

  • Locate the 3 screws holding fan in place

  • Remove 3 screws

  • fan should lift out of place

Step 8  ¶ 

lift clip to remove ribbon cable for think pad.

Step 8  ¶ 

  • lift clip to remove ribbon cable for think pad.

Step 9  ¶ 

lift clip to remove power button ribbon cable. lift clip to remove power button ribbon cable.

Step 9  ¶ 

  • lift clip to remove power button ribbon cable.

Step 10  ¶ 

Begin by locating screws on bottom panel

Step 10  ¶ 

  • Begin by locating screws on bottom panel

Step 11  ¶ 

Remove screws using a 001 phillips screw driver.

Step 11  ¶ 

  • Remove screws using a 001 phillips screw driver.

Step 12  ¶ 

Once screws are removed,  begin by gently prying up in one corner using a spudge Continue to center and then around to opposite side. once all sides have been pried open, lift top half off

Step 12  ¶ 

  • Once screws are removed, begin by gently prying up in one corner using a spudge

  • Continue to center and then around to opposite side.

  • once all sides have been pried open, lift top half off

Step 13  ¶ 

Top covered removed

Step 13  ¶ 

  • Top covered removed