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Structure frame removal and installation - ThinkPad T500, W500
Structure frame removal and installation

For access, remove these FRUs, in order:

Structure frame removal step 1

StepScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
1M2 x 3 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (1)Silver0.189 Nm(1.85 kgfcm)

Remove the AC power jack cable [a].

Structure frame removal step 2 and 3

When installing: Make sure the connector is attached firmly, and that the cable is routed as in the figure above.

Remove the CPU support plate.

Structure frame removal step 4 and 5

StepScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
4M2 x 5 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (1)Black0.189 Nm(1.85 kgfcm)

Structure frame removal step 6, 7, 8 and 9

StepScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
6M2 x 3.5 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (4)Black0.189 Nm(1.85 kgfcm)
7M2 x 9.5 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (1)Black0.189 Nm(1.85 kgfcm)
8M2 x 3 mm, small-head, nylon-coated (1)Silver0.189 Nm(1.85 kgfcm)

In step [9], loosen the hex screws.

When installing: When attaching the system board to the frame, adjust the placement with the small projection [a]. Then secure the system board with the screws.

Remove the system board and the PC Card/ExpressCard slots assembly from the structure frame together.

Structure frame installation step 10 and 11

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Document ID : PD001529
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-71411
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