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Wireless LAN antenna assembly and wireless USB antenna removal - Thinkpad W700, W700ds, W701, W701ds
Wireless LAN antenna assembly and wireless USB antenna removal

For access, remove these FRUs in order:

Note: The red cable is the wireless WAN antenna cable (MAIN). The blank cover of the wireless WAN does not have this cable.




Wireless LAN antenna assembly and wireless USB antenna installation

When installing: As you route the cables, make sure that they are not subjected to any tension. Tension could cause the cables to be damaged by the cable guides, or a wire to be broken. When attaching the antenna cable, route the cable as shown in this figure:

[a] Wireless USB antenna (only for W700 and W700ds)
[b] Wireless LAN antenna assembly
Note: Some models do not have the Wireless USB antenna [a].


  • For models with a damaged wireless USB antenna installed, remove the damage antenna and should NOT replace it.
  • For models with a non-damaged wireless USB antenna installed, leave it installed in the computer.
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Document ID : PD005484
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-71758
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