Aspire 4736G/4736Z SeriesService Guide
XTable of Contents
90 Chapter 3Removing the RJ-11 Port1. See “Removing the Mainboard” on page 88.2. Turn the Lower Base over and pull the Modem cable through the casing
Chapter 3 915. Remove the adhesive tape and lift the cable out of the cable channel as shown.6. Detach the adhesive and lift the cable bundle out of t
92 Chapter 3Removing the Thermal Module1. See “Removing the Mainboard” on page 88.2. Turn the Mainboard over and place on a clean surface.3. Hold the
Chapter 3 93WARNING:To prevent damage to the Thermal Module or the CPU, hold and lift the Thermal Module by lifting both ends up and away at the same
94 Chapter 3Removing the CPU 1. See “Removing the Thermal Module” on page 92.2. Using a flat screwdriver, turn the CPU socket latch counter-clockwise
Chapter 3 95 LCD Module Disassembly ProcessLCD Module Disassembly FlowchartScrew ListStep Screw Quantity Part No.LCD Bezel M2.5*5 6 86.AD302.003Camera
96 Chapter 3Removing the LCD Bezel1. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 70.2. Remove the six screw caps and screws as shown. 3. Starting at the cen
Chapter 3 974. Lift the bezel away from the panel.
98 Chapter 3Removing the Camera Module1. See “Removing the LCD Bezel” on page 96.2. Remove the single screw from the Camera Bracket as shown.3. Lift t
Chapter 3 99Removing the LCD Panel1. See “Removing the Camera Module” on page 98.2. Remove the two securing screws from the LCD hinges and the single
Chapter 1 1System SpecificationsFeaturesBelow is a brief summary of the computer’s many features:NOTE: Items marked with * denote only selected models
100 Chapter 34. Lift the LCD Panel out of the casing as shown.
Chapter 3 101Removing the LCD Brackets and FPC Cable1. See “Removing the LCD Panel” on page 99.2. Turn the LCD Panel over on a clean surface, and lift
102 Chapter 3Removing the Antennas 1. See “Removing the LCD Panel” on page 99.2. Remove the strips holding the antenna cables in place. Ensure the cab
Chapter 3 103Removing the MIC Module1. See “Removing the Antennas” on page 102.2. Remove the strips and tape holding the MIC Module cable in place. En
104 Chapter 3LCD Module Reassembly ProcedureReplacing the MIC Module1. Replace the MIC Module in the LCD casing. 2. Run the cable as shown and replace
Chapter 3 105Replacing the Antennas1. Run the right side Antenna cable as shown in the hinge well to avoid trapping.2. Run the cable as shown and repl
106 Chapter 37. Run the left side Antenna cable as shown in the hinge well to avoid trapping.8. Run the cable along the edge of the casing using all a
Chapter 3 10713. Ensure that the securing pin is properly located.
108 Chapter 3Replacing the LCD Panel1. Align the LCD brackets with the six screw holes (three on each side) on the LCD Panel as shown.2.Replace the si
Chapter 3 1097. Replace the Camera Module cable bundle in the casing as shown.8. Replace the three screws to secure the panel and grounding within the
2 Chapter 1Communication• Acer Video Conference, featuring:• Integrated Acer Crystal Eye webcam*• Acer PureZone technology*• Optional Acer Xpress VoIP
110 Chapter 3Replacing the Camera Module1. Reconnect the LCD cable to the Camera Module. 2. Place the Camera Module in the casing as shown.3. Ensure t
Chapter 3 111Replacing the LCD Bezel1. Place the Bezel on the casing bottom edge first and press in the areas marked to snap it into place.2. Press do
112 Chapter 3Main Module Reassembly ProcedureReplacing the CPUIMPORTANT:The CPU has a Pin1 locator that must be positioned corresponding to the marker
Chapter 3 113Replacing the Thermal ModuleWARNING:To prevent damage to the Thermal Module or the CPU, hold the Thermal Module by both ends at the same
114 Chapter 3Replacing the RJ-11 Port1. Replace the RJ-11 Port in the casing as shown. 2. Place the cable bundle in the casing and apply pressure to s
Chapter 3 1157. Insert the cable through the casing to the top side as shown.
116 Chapter 3Replacing the Mainboard1. Ensure that the Mainboard is face up. Place the Mainboard in the chassis, left hand edge first to allow theI/O
Chapter 3 117Replacing the Bluetooth BoardReplacing the Modem Module1. Insert the Bluetooth Module left side first and lower it into place.2. Replace
118 Chapter 3Replacing the USB Board3. Align the screw sockets and replace the two screws.4. Secure the Modem cable in place with the adhesive tape.1.
Chapter 3 119Replacing the Media BoardWARNING:Care must be taken when replacing the Media Board Cover to prevent damage or stress to the surface.1. Pl
Chapter 1 3• Line-in jack• Ethernet (RJ-45) port• Modem (RJ-11) port• DC-in jack for AC adapterEnvironment• Temperature:• Operating: 5 °C to 35 °C• No
120 Chapter 3Step Size Quantity Screw TypeMedia Board M2.5*3 3
Chapter 3 121Replacing the TouchPad BracketReplacing the Finger Print Reader1. Place the TouchPad in the casing. 2. Replace the two securing screws.3.
122 Chapter 33. Replace the FInger Print Reader Bracket rear edge first and lower it into place.4. Replace the single securing screw.
Chapter 3 123Replacing the Upper CoverWARNING:Care must be taken when replacing the Upper Cover to prevent damage or stress to the surface.1. Place th
124 Chapter 33. Reconnect the three FFC cables to the mainboard.Connect and lock connector A as shown. Connect and lock connector B as shown.Connect a
Chapter 3 1254. Replace the two securing screws in the Upper Cover.5. Turn the computer over. Replace the fifteen screws on the bottom panel.
126 Chapter 3Replacing the LCD Module1. Carefully align the LCD module over the hinge sockets and lower the module into the chassis, taking care not t
Chapter 3 127IMPORTANT:Run the cables as shown to avoid trapping when the Switch Cover is replaced.6. Insert the Antenna cables through the casing, as
128 Chapter 3IMPORTANT: Run the cables as shown to avoid trapping when the Switch Cover is replaced.9. Replace the two adhesive strips to secure the c
Chapter 3 12913. Replace the two securing screws.
4 Chapter 1System Block DiagramPower O n/OffCKT.Touch P adpage37CRT Conn.LPCBUSpage38uF C B GA-1329H_A#(3..35)H_D#(0..63)page 23MDC 1.5Connpage39Int.K
130 Chapter 3Replacing the Speaker Module1. Align and replace the Speaker Module in the lower case.IMPORTANT: Run the LCD cables over the Speaker Modu
Chapter 3 131Replacing the Keyboard1. Place the Keyboard on the Upper Cover, face up and reconnect the FFC cable to the Mainboard.2. Insert the Keyboa
132 Chapter 3Replacing the Switch Cover1. Place the Switch Cover on the Upper Case as shown.2. Press down both sides of the Switch Cover to snap it in
Chapter 3 1334. Turn the computer over and replace the six securing screws as shown.
134 Chapter 3Replacing the Hinge CoversIMPORTANT:The left and right Hinge Covers are shaped differently and marked L and R on the inside. Ensure that
Chapter 3 135Replacing the ODD Module1. Align the ODD Bezel as shown and press it into place. Close the ODD drawer.2. Align the ODD Bracket as shown a
136 Chapter 3Replacing the Hard Disk Drive ModuleReplacing the DIMM ModulesNOTE: To replace DIMM Module 2, first remove DIMM Module 1. In this procedu
Chapter 3 137Replacing the WLAN ModuleReplacing the Lower Covers1. Insert the WLAN board into the WLAN socket. 2. Replace the two screws to secure the
138 Chapter 3Replacing the SD Card Dummy TraysReplacing the Battery1. Insert the SD Card and push into the slot until flush with the chassis cover.1.
Chapter 4 139TroubleshootingCommon ProblemsUse the following procedure as a guide for computer problems.NOTE: The diagnostic tests are intended to tes
Chapter 1 5Your Acer Notebook tourAfter knowing your computer features, let us show you around your new computer.Front ViewNo. Icon Item Description1
140 Chapter 4Power On IssueIf the system doesn’t power on, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-de
Chapter 4 141No Display IssueIf the Display doesn’t work, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-def
142 Chapter 4Abnormal Video DisplayIf video displays abnormally, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem.1. Reboot the comp
Chapter 4 143LCD FailureIf the LCD fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs:Buil
144 Chapter 4Touchpad FailureIf the Touchpad doesn’t work, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-de
Chapter 4 145Sound ProblemsIf sound problems are experienced, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem.1. Reboot the compute
146 Chapter 4Internal Microphone FailureIf the internal Microphone fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not r
Chapter 4 147HDD Not Operating CorrectlyIf the HDD does not operate correctly, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 1.
148 Chapter 4ODD FailureIf the ODD fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRUs:ODD
Chapter 4 149a. Double-click lDE ATA/ATAPI controllers. If a device displays a down arrow, right-click on the device and click Enable.b. Double-click
6 Chapter 1Closed Front View5 Status indicators Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) that light up to show the status of the computer's functions and com
150 Chapter 4b. Double-click IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers, then right-click ATA Device 0. c. Click Properties and select the Advanced Settings tab. Ensur
Chapter 4 151USB Failure (Rightside)If the rightside USB port fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replac
152 Chapter 4Wireless Function FailureIf the WLAN/WiMAX fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a no
Chapter 4 153EasyTouch Button FailureIf the Acer EasyTouch buttons fail, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not re
154 Chapter 4Fingerprint Reader FailureIf the Fingerprint Reader fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not rep
Chapter 4 155External Mouse FailureIf an external Mouse fails, perform the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. 1. Try an alternati
156 Chapter 4Intermittent ProblemsIntermittent system hang problems can be caused by a variety of reasons that have nothing to do with a hardware defe
Chapter 4 157POST Codes TablesThese tables describe the POST codes and descriptions during the POST.Sec:NO_EVICTION_MODE_DEBUG EQU 1 (CommonPlatform\s
158 Chapter 4BDS & Specific action:0x27 Enable DRAM Channel I/O Buffers0x28 Enable all clocks on populated rows0x29 Perform JEDEC memory initializ
Chapter 4 159Each PEIM entry point used in 80_PORTEach Driver entry point used in 80_PORTCode Description0x000x01 PEI_EVENT_LOG0xA1 PEI_OEM_SERVICE0xA
Chapter 1 7Left ViewNo. Icon Item Description1 DC in jack Connects to an AC adapter2 Ethernet (RJ-45) portConnects to an Ethernet 10/100/1000-based ne
160 Chapter 40xC4 SECURITY_STUB0xC5 DXE_CPU_IO0xC6 CF9_RESET0xC7 PC_RTC0xC8 STATUS_CODE0xC9 VARIABLEEMU_VARIABLE0xD9 DXE_CHIPSET_INIT0x45 DXE_ALERT_FO
Chapter 4 1610x72 MONITER_KEY0x73 LEGACY_BIOS0x75 LEGACY_BIOS_PLATFORM0x76 PCI_PLATFORM0x6C ISA_FLOOPY0x6D PS2_MOUSE0x6E USB_BOT0x6F USB_CBI00x74 USB_
162 Chapter 4Each SmmDriver entry point used in 80_PORTCode Description0xD4 SMM_ACCESS0xDE SMM_CONTROL0xCC SMM_BASE0xD2 SMM_RUNTIME0xDF SB_SMM_DISPATC
Chapter 5 163Jumper and Connector LocationsTop ViewItem Pin Description Item Pin Description1 JPJ1 RJ-45 Connector 15 JP16 FP Board Connector2 LED5 AC
164 Chapter 5Bottom ViewItem Pin Description Item Pin Description1 JDIMM2 DDR3 Socket 13 JCRT1 D-Sub Connector2 PJP2 Battery Connector 14 JP17 eSATA/U
Chapter 2 165Clearing Password Check and BIOS RecoveryThis section provide you the standard operating procedures of clearing password and BIOS recover
166 Chapter 5BIOS Recovery by Crisis DiskBIOS Recovery Boot Block:BIOS Recovery Boot Block is a special block of BIOS. It is used to boot up the syste
Chapter 6 167FRU (Field Replaceable Unit) ListThis chapter gives you the FRU (Field Replaceable Unit) listing in global configurations of Aspire 4736G
168 Chapter 6Aspire 4736G/4736Z Series Exploded DiagramsMain ModuleItem Description Part No. Item Description Part No.1 Switch Cover 60.AD302.001 8 Me
Chapter 6 169Aspire 4736G/4736Z Series FRU ListCategory Description Acer P/NAdapterADAPTER 65W 3PIN DELTA SADP-65KB DFJ AP.06501.022ADAPTER 65W 3PIN
8 Chapter 1Right ViewRear ViewNo. Icon Item Description1 USB 2.0 port Connect to USB 2.0 devices (e.g. USB mouse, USB camera).2 Optical drive Internal
170 Chapter 6BLUETOOTH CABLE 50.AD302.001RJ11 CABLE 50.AD302.002TP FFC 50.AD302.003Case/Cover/Bracket AssemblySTRIP COVER 60.AD302.001UPPER CASE ASSY
Chapter 6 171HINGE CAP R&L 42.AD302.003HDD DOOR 42.AD302.004RAM DOOR 42.AD302.005MINI DOOR 42.AD302.006CPU/ProcessorCPU INTEL P8400 2.26G AW80577S
172 Chapter 6DVD SUPER MULTI DRIVE MODULE 6M.AD302.002DVD SUPER MULTI DRIVE TS-L633A TSST KU.00801.021DVD SUPER MULTI DRIVE GT10N HLDS KU.0080D.039DVD
Chapter 6 173HDD BRACKET 33.AD302.004KeyboardKEYBOARD INTE(UI) KB.INT00.261KEYBOARD (GK) GREEK KB.INT00.282KEYBOARD (ARE) ARABIC ENGLISH KB.INT00.293K
174 Chapter 6ASSY LCD MODULE 14.1 IN. WXGA GLARE W/ANTENNA CCD6M.AD302.004LED PANEL 14 AUO B140XW01 V0 LK.14005.006LED PANEL 14 CMO N140B6-L02 LK.1400
Chapter 6 175Screw ListMemoryRAM 512M DDRII 667 SAMSUNG M470T6464QZ3-CE6 KN.5120B.026RAM 512M DDRII 667 HYNIX HYMP164S64CP6-Y5 KN.5120G.024RAM 1G DDRI
Appendix A 176Model Definition and ConfigurationAspire 4736G/4736Z SeriesAppendix A
Appendix B 177Test Compatible ComponentsThis computer’s compatibility is tested and verified by Acer’s internal testing department. All of its system
178 Appendix BMicrosoft® Windows® Vista Environment TestVendor Type DescriptionAdapter10001081 DELTA65W Adapter DELTA 65W 19V 1.7x5.5x11 Yellow SADP-6
Appendix B 17910001067 INTELC2DT5800 CPU Intel Core2Dual T5800 PGA 2.0G 2M 800 MV, TJ, noVT10001067 INTELC2DT5900 CPU Intel Core2Dual T5900 PGA 2.2G 2
Chapter 1 9Bottom ViewNo. Icon Item Description1 Battery bay Houses the computer's battery pack.2 Battery release latchReleases the battery for r
180 Appendix B60001994 WDN250GB5.4KS HDD WD 2.5" 5400rpm 250GB WD2500BEVT-22ZCT0 ML160 SATA LF F/W:11.01A1160002036 SEAGATEN320GB5.4KS HDD SEAGAT
Appendix B 181Modem23707801 FOXCONN TWFox+Con MC4Z 1.5_3.3V AusFoxconn Conexant -Unizion 1.5_3.3v AUS T60M955.0xNorhtbridge10001067 INTELPM45 NB Chips
182 Appendix BVRAM10000981 MISC256M-GD2 ODM 256M-GD2 256M GDDR310000981 MISC256M-DDR3 (32*16*4)256M-DDR3 32*16*410000981 MISC512M-DDR3 (64*16*4)512M-D
Appendix C 183Online Support InformationThis section describes online technical support services available to help you repair your Acer Systems.If you
184 Appendix C
185AAntennas 102BBattery Pack 52BIOS Utility 29–39Advanced 32Boot 37Exit 38Navigating 29Power 35Save and Exit 38Security 32System Security 38Bluetooth
186Mainboard 88media accesson indicator 10MediaTouch Button Failure 153Memory Check 140MIC Module 103Model Definition 176Modem Module 86NNo Display Is
IIRevision HistoryPlease refer to the table below for the updates made to this service guide.Date Chapter Updates
10 Chapter 1IndicatorsThe computer has several easy-to-read status indicators:The front panel indicators are visible even when the computer cover is c
Chapter 1 11Touchpad Basics (with fingerprint reader)The following items show you how to use the touchpad with Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader:
12 Chapter 1Using the KeyboardThe keyboard has full-sized keys and an embedded numeric keypad, separate cursor, lock, Windows, function and special ke
Chapter 1 13Windows KeysThe keyboard has two keys that perform Windows-specific functions.Key DescriptionWindows key Pressed alone, this key has the s
14 Chapter 1Hot KeysThe computer employs hotkeys or key combinations to access most of the computer’s controls like screen brightness, volume output a
Chapter 1 15Special KeyYou can locate the Euro symbol and the US dollar sign at the upper-center and/or bottom-right of your keyboard.The Euro symbol1
16 Chapter 1Using the System UtilitiesAcer Bio-Protection (only for certain models) Acer Bio-Protection Fingerprint Solution is a multi-purpose finger
Chapter 1 17Double (vertical), Triple (primary at left), Triple (primary at right), or Quad Acer Gridvista is dual-display compatible, allowing two di
18 Chapter 1Hardware Specifications and ConfigurationsProcessorProcessor SpecificationsSystem Board Major ChipsCPU Fan True Value Table• Throttling 50
Chapter 1 19BIOS Version V0.09BIOS ROM Type Flash ROMBIOS ROM Size 1 MBSupported Protocols• Support ISIPP• Support Acer UI• Support multi-boot• Suspe
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20 Chapter 1System MemoryMemory Combinations NOTE: Above table lists some system memory configurations. You may combine DIMMs with various capacities
Chapter 1 21Hard Disk Drive InterfaceItem SpecificationsVendor & Model NameSeagateST9250827ASSeagateST9320320ASST9160310ASSeagateST9500325ASTosh i
22 Chapter 1Super-Multi Combo ModuleItem SpecificationVendor & model name Philips DS-8A2S, Toshiba Digi/TS-L633APerformance Specification With CD
Chapter 1 23Super-Multi Combo Module (continued)Item SpecificationVendor & model name HLDS GT10N Sony AD7580SPerformance SpecificationWith CD Disk
24 Chapter 1Blueray Combo DriveItem SpecificationManufacturer and Model Sony NEC Optiarc BC-5500S-ARType Drawer loadingInterface SATAData Transfer Mod
Chapter 1 25LCD 14” Item SpecificationVendor/model name• Samsung LTN140AT01-G01• AUO B140XW01• LG LP140WH1• CMO N140B6 - L02Screen Diagonal (mm) 355.6
26 Chapter 1VGA Graphic ControllerKeyboardMedia Card ReaderAudio InterfaceLANCIRBluetoothItem SpecificationType NB10MGE1-512MB-DDR3Features•PowerPacka
Chapter 1 27Finger Print ReaderWLANBatteryItem SpecificationType AES1610PowerPackage Item SpecificationChipset•ProtocolInterfaceAntennaItem Specificat
28 Chapter 1
Chapter 2 29System UtilitiesBIOS Setup UtilityThe BIOS Setup Utility is a hardware configuration program built into your computer’s BIOS (Basic Input/
IVConventionsThe following conventions are used in this manual:SCREEN MESSAGES Denotes actual messages that appear on screen.NOTE Gives bits and piece
30 Chapter 2InformationThe Information screen displays a summary of your computer hardware information.NOTE: The system information is subject to diff
Chapter 2 31MainThe Main screen allows the user to set the system time and date as well as enable and disable boot option and recovery.NOTE: The scree
32 Chapter 2SecurityThe Security screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use.The table below descri
Chapter 2 33Setting a PasswordFollow these steps as you set the user or the supervisor password:1. Use the ↑ and ↓ keys to highlight the Set Superviso
34 Chapter 2Changing a Password1. Use the ↑ and ↓ keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the Enter key. The Set Password bo
Chapter 2 35PowerThe Power screen allows the user to configure CPU and power management options.The table below describes the parameters in this scree
36 Chapter 2Platform Power ManagementEnter the Platform Power Management menu. • PCI Clock RunBreak Event Enter the Break Event menu. • Storage Break
Chapter 2 37BootThis menu allows the user to decide the order of boot devices to load the operating system. Bootable devices includes the USB diskette
38 Chapter 2ExitThe Exit screen allows you to save or discard any changes you made and quit the BIOS Utility.The table below describes the parameters
Chapter 2 39BIOS Flash UtilityThe BIOS flash memory update is required for the following conditions:• New versions of system programs• New features or
VPrefaceBefore using this information and the product it supports, please read the following general information.1. This Service Guide provides you wi
40 Chapter 2DOS Flash UtilityPerform the following steps to use the DOS Flash Utility:1. Press F2 during boot to enter the Setup Menu.2. Select Boot M
Chapter 2 41Plug in the AC power to continue.5. Flash is complete when the message Flash programming complete displays.
42 Chapter 2WinFlash UtilityPerform the following steps to use the WinFlash Utility:1. Double click the WinFlash executable.2. Click OK to begin the u
Chapter 2 43Remove HDD/BIOS Password UtilitiesThis section provide you with removing HDD/BIOS method:Remove HDD Password:When the user keys in the wro
44 Chapter 2Removing BIOS Passwords:If you key in the wrong Supervisor Password three times, System Disabled displays on the screen. See the image bel
Chapter 2 45Cleaning BIOS PasswordsTo clear the password, perform the following steps:1. From a DOS prompt, Execute clnpwd.exe2. Press 1 or 2 to clean
46 Chapter 2Miscellaneous UtilitiesUsing Boot Sequence SelectorBoot Sequence Selector allows the boot order to be changes without accessing the BIOS.
Chapter 2 47Example 2: Write Product Name to EEPROMInput:dmitools /wp AcerExample 3: Write Serial Number to EEPROMInput:dmitools /ws 01234567890123456
48 Chapter 2
Chapter 3 49Machine Disassembly and ReplacementThis chapter contains step-by-step procedures on how to disassemble the notebook computer for maintenan
50 Chapter 3General InformationPre-disassembly InstructionsBefore proceeding with the disassembly procedure, make sure that you do the following:1. Tu
Chapter 3 51External Module Disassembly ProcessExternal Modules Disassembly FlowchartThe flowchart below gives you a graphic representation on the ent
52 Chapter 3Removing the Battery Pack1. Turn computer over. 2. Slide the battery lock/unlock latch to the unlock position. 3. Slide and hold the batte
Chapter 3 53Removing the SD dummy card1. Push the SD dummy card all the way in to eject it.2. Pull it out from the slot.
54 Chapter 3Removing the Lower Covers1. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 52.2. See “Removing the SD dummy card” on page 53.3. Loosen the five c
Chapter 3 556. Carefully open the HDD Cover.
56 Chapter 3Removing the WLAN Module1. See “Removing the Lower Covers” on page 54.2. Disconnect the two antenna cables.3. Remove the two securing scre
Chapter 3 57Removing the DIMM Modules1. See “Removing the Lower Covers” on page 54.2. Push out the release latches on both sides of the DIMM socket to
58 Chapter 3Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module 1. See “Removing the Lower Covers” on page 54.2. Hold the Pull Tab and slide the HDD away from the con
Chapter 3 594. Remove the four screws (two each side) securing the HDD to the carrier.5. Lift the HDD carrier to remove.Step Size Quantity Screw TypeH
VIITable of ContentsSystem Specifications 1Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
60 Chapter 3Removing the Optical Disk Drive Module1. See “Removing the Lower Covers” on page 54.2. Remove the screw securing the ODD module.3. Insert
Chapter 3 614. Remove the two screws securing the ODD bracket and remove the ODD bracket from the optical disk drive module. 5. Insert a pin in the ej
62 Chapter 3Main Unit Disassembly ProcessMain Unit Disassembly FlowchartScrew ListStep Screw Quantity Part No.Hinge Covers M2*3 2 86.AD302.001Switch C
Chapter 3 63Finger Print Reader M2*3 1 86.AD302.001TouchPad Bracket M2*3 2 86.AD302.001USB Board M2.5*3 1 86.AD302.002Modem Module M2*3 2 86.AD302.001
64 Chapter 3Removing the Hinge Covers1. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 52.2. Remove the two screw caps and screws from the Hinge Covers.3. Sl
Chapter 3 65Removing the Switch CoverCAUTION: Using tools to remove the Switch Cover may cause damage to the outer casing. It is recommended that only
66 Chapter 36. Using both hands, lift both sides of the rear edge of the Switch Cover upward as shown.7. Lift the left side of the Switch Cover first
Chapter 3 67Removing the Keyboard1. See “Removing the Switch Cover” on page 65.2. Lift the keyboard from both sides to clear the securing tabs on both
68 Chapter 3Removing the Speaker Module1. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 67.2. Remove the two securing screws from the Speaker Module.3. Remove t
Chapter 3 695. Rotate the Speaker Module upward, rear edge first to clear the LCD cables, and remove it from the chassis.
VIIITable of ContentsRemoving the Hinge Covers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64Removing the Switch C
70 Chapter 3Removing the LCD Module1. See “Removing the WLAN Module” on page 56.2. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 67.3. Turn the computer over. R
Chapter 3 716. Completely remove the Antenna cable from the cable channel.7. Turn the computer over. Remove the two adhesive strips from the Antenna c
72 Chapter 39. Completely remove the Antenna from the cable channel.10. Disconnect the LCD cables from the Mainboard as shown.
Chapter 3 7311. Remove the two securing screws from the left LCD hinge.12. Peel back the adhesive strip from the LCD Hinge as shown.Step Size Quantity
74 Chapter 313. Remove the two securing screws from the right LCD hinge.14. Carefully remove the LCD Module from the chassis.Step Size Quantity Screw
Chapter 3 75Removing the Upper Base1. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 70.2. Turn the computer over. Remove the ten screws on the bottom panel. 3
76 Chapter 34. Turn the computer over and disconnect the three FFC cables from the mainboard.Unlock the connector and disconnect A as shown. Unlock th
Chapter 3 77WARNING:Care must be taken when removing v from the Lower Base to prevent damage or stress to the surface.5. Ease the lower casing outward
78 Chapter 3Removing the Finger Print ReaderNOTE: Only the Discrete SKU supports Finger Print Reader technology.1. See “Removing the Upper Base” on pa
Chapter 3 794. Lift the FFC, as shown, to disengage the adhesive and remove the Finger Print Reader Board from the casing.
IXTable of ContentsTroubleshooting 139Common Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
80 Chapter 3Removing the TouchPad Bracket1. See “Removing the Upper Base” on page 75.2. Lift the FFC, as shown, to disengage the adhesive.3. Open the
Chapter 3 815. Remove the TouchPad Bracket from the Upper Base.
82 Chapter 3Removing the Media BoardWARNING:Care must be taken when removing the Media Board Cover from the Upper Base to prevent damage or stress to
Chapter 3 83Step Size Quantity Screw TypeMedia Board M2.5*3 3
84 Chapter 3Removing the USB Board1. See “Removing the Upper Base” on page 75.2. Remove the single securing screw from the USB board.3. Open the FFC l
Chapter 3 855. Lift the USB Board clear of the casing.
86 Chapter 3Removing the Modem Module1. Remove the Upper Base. See “Removing the Upper Base” on page 75.2. Remove the adhesive tape securing the cable
Chapter 3 87Removing the Bluetooth Module1. See “Removing the Upper Base” on page 75.2. Grasp the cable as shown and pull to disconnect from the Bluet
88 Chapter 3Removing the Mainboard1. See “Removing the Upper Base” on page 75.2. See “Removing the USB Board” on page 84.3. See “Removing the Modem Mo
Chapter 3 897. Lift the mainboard right side first to remove from the base.