Asus Chromebook C300MA-BBCLN12 Motherboard Replacement
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Replace the motherboard of the Asus Chromebook C300MA-BBCLN12.
- Author: Brooke Austin
- Time estimate: 30 minutes
- Difficulty: Easy
This guide will show you how to open the casing on your Chromebook and remove your motherboard so that you can replace it.
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Step 1 — Motherboard ¶
Remove the two 6.0mm Phillips #00 screws that secure the metal heat shield to the motherboard.
Remove the metal heat shield.
Step 2 ¶
Peel back the protective tape that covers the display cable connector.
Disconnect the display cable from the motherboard using the plastic spudger tool.
Step 3 ¶
Disconnect the speaker cable from the motherboard using the plastic spudger tool.
Step 4 ¶
Flip back the hinge that secures the blue daughterboard cable to the motherboard using the tweezers.
Disconnect the blue cable connecting the motherboard to the daughterboard by pulling on the blue cable tab.
Step 5 ¶
Remove the four 3.0mm Phillips #00 screws that attach the left hinge.
Remove the large silver 5.0mm Phillips #00 screw from the center-left side of the motherboard.
Step 6 ¶
Remove the three 3.0mm Phillips #00 screws that secure the motherboard to the housing.
Step 7 ¶
Remove the motherboard.