Introduction

Use this guide if your track pad is damaged or unresponsive. Make sure you are wearing the Anti-Static Wrist Strap and remove the battery to avoid damaging the electronics.

Put on Anti Static Wrist Strap. It is always a good idea to ground yourself when working with electronics to prevent static buildup. You wear this strap to protect you and your device from accidental electrostatic discharge (ESD) damage during repairs.]
  • Put on Anti Static Wrist Strap.

    • It is always a good idea to ground yourself when working with electronics to prevent static buildup. You wear this strap to protect you and your device from accidental electrostatic discharge (ESD) damage during repairs.]

  • Flip Computer Upside down.

  • Unscrew the eight 3.3mm black screws on the back casing with the T4 Torx Screwdriver.

Use the plastic opening tool to lift the back case off. Use the plastic opening tools first; metal spudgers can damage your device.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to lift the back case off.

    • Use the plastic opening tools first; metal spudgers can damage your device.

Remove the six 2.0mm silver screws and the  two 3.2 mm black screws using the PH00 Phillips Screw Head.
  • Remove the six 2.0mm silver screws and the two 3.2 mm black screws using the PH00 Phillips Screw Head.

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Gently unplug from CONO851 plug, using the plastic opening tool.
  • Gently unplug from CONO851 plug, using the plastic opening tool.

Gently lift up the battery and remove using the plastic opening tools. Gently lift up the battery and remove using the plastic opening tools.
  • Gently lift up the battery and remove using the plastic opening tools.

Unscrew the  five 2.3 mm screws using the PH000 screw head.
  • Unscrew the five 2.3 mm screws using the PH000 screw head.

Lift up the latch using the nylon spudger.
  • Lift up the latch using the nylon spudger.

Disconnect the ribbon.
  • Disconnect the ribbon.

Lift out the track pad.
  • Lift out the track pad.

Conclusion

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

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