Introduction

Removing the logic board assembly to replace it with a new one.

Unplug all the cables from the computer, including the power cable. Lay the computer face-down, supporting the neck and base with a soft cloth under the screen.
  • Unplug all the cables from the computer, including the power cable. Lay the computer face-down, supporting the neck and base with a soft cloth under the screen.

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Loosen the four Phillips #0 screws.
  • Loosen the four Phillips #0 screws.

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Carefully remove the base access panel.
  • Carefully remove the base access panel.

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Remove the four 25mm T-15 screws. Remove the four 25mm T-15 screws.
  • Remove the four 25mm T-15 screws.

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Open the housing plate. Be gentle with the wires still connected to the logic board  so as not to ruin the cables.
  • Open the housing plate.

  • Be gentle with the wires still connected to the logic board so as not to ruin the cables.

  • A fixed plug connector between the logic board and upper unit will cause some resistance. Pull gently but firmly.

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Gently remove the cables marked in red.
  • Gently remove the cables marked in red.

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Remove the three metal 10mm T-15 screws.
  • Remove the three metal 10mm T-15 screws.

  • Remove the one nylon 10mm T-15 screw.

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Using thumbs and forefingers, firmly grasp the battery holder in one hand while grasping the metal bar in the other. Gently lift and pull the logic board to release it.
  • Using thumbs and forefingers, firmly grasp the battery holder in one hand while grasping the metal bar in the other. Gently lift and pull the logic board to release it.

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Conclusion

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

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We need to say what cables to remove in step 6 of Logic Board Assembly

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