Note: Field Replacement Units (FRU) that are identified in the CRU column by 1 or 2 are Customer Replaceable Units.
Each FRU is available for all types or model, unless specific types or models are specified.
A CRU (Customer Replaceable Units) is identified 1 or 2 in the CRU ID column. 1 means that the part is a Tier 1 CRU; 2 means that the part is a Tier 2 CRU. An N in the CRU ID column means that the part is not a CRU.
Tier 1 CRU:
No tools required.
A coin or a thumb screw is acceptable.
Minimal technical expertise is required.
Minimal problem determination is required-less than 5 minutes.
Tier 2 CRU:
Up to 4 screws or fasteners have to be removed.
Some technical experience is required.
IBM Support Center assistance may be used.
Problem determination can be done by customer, either on site or with IBM Support Center assistance.
NMB Service part number (FRU) for 15 inch models
ALPS Service part number (FRU) for 15 inch models
NMB Service part number (FRU) for 14.1 inch models