Hard disk drive (HDD) and solid state drive (SSD) removal and installation - ThinkPad T420, T420i
- Do not drop the drive or apply any physical shock to it. The drive is sensitive to physical shock. Improper handling can cause damage and permanent loss of data.
- Before removing the drive, have the user make a backup copy of all the information on it if possible.
- Never remove the drive while the system is operating or is in suspend mode.
For access, remove this FRU:
Note: Loosen the screw , but do not remove it.
Please perform the following steps as shown in the pictures below.
||Capture screw (1)
||0.181 Nm (1.85 kgfcm)
For HDD and HDD rubber rails (9.5mm):
For HDD and HDD rubber rails (7.0mm) :
For SSD and spacers:
When installing: Make sure that the SSD connector or HDD connector is attached firmly.
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