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Wireless WAN (WWAN) slot cover and PCI Express Mini Card for WWAN removal and installation - ThinkPad Edge 14 and 15

For access, remove these FRUs in order:

Note: Loosen the screw [1], but do not remove it.

Loosen the screw

Remove slot cover

In step [3a] and [3b], unplug the jacks by using the removal tool antenna RF connector (part number: 08K7159) or pick the connectors with your fingers and gently unplug them in direction of the arrow.

Unplug jacks

When installing: Plug the red cable [3a] into the jack labeled MAIN, and the blue cable [3b] into the jack labeled AUX on the card.

StepScrew (quantity)Color
Torque
4M2 × 3 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (2)Black0.181 Nm (1.85 kgfcm)

Some models of ThinkPad Edge 14", Edge 15", E40, and E50 might have the SIM card that the customer has been installed. If you need to replace the system board in those models, remove the SIM card as follows:

After you finish the servicing, make sure that you insert the card back into the slot firmly.



Remove SIM card

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