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CPU removal and installation - ThinkPad SL400, SL500

For access, remove these FRUs in order:

  1. Battery.
  2. Thermal door
  3. Fan assembly.
  4. CPU thermal module

Attention: CPU is extremely sensitive. When you service the CPU, avoid any kind of rough handling.

Rotate the head of the screw in the direction shown by arrow (1) to release the lock; then remove the CPU.


When installing: Place the CPU on the CPU socket (a), and then rotate the head of the screw in the direction shown by arrow (b) to secure the CPU.

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Legacy Document ID : MIGR-71471
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