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LCD panel, LCD cable, hinges, and ALPET sheets removal and installation - ThinkPad R500

For access, remove these FRUs in order:

  1. Battery.
  2. Palm rest or palm rest with fingerprint reader.
  3. Keyboard.
  4. PCI Express Mini Card for wireless LAN
  5. Keyboard bezel and speakers
  6. LCD assembly.
  7. LCD front bezel.

Image 1

StepScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
1M2.5 × 4 mm, flat-head, nylon-coated (3)Silver0.167 Nm(1.7 kgfcm)

Remove the hinges (a).

Image 2

StepScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
5M2 × 2.8 mm, flat-head, nylon-coated (4)Black0.167 Nm(1.7 kgfcm)

Cable routing: When you install the LCD panel, make sure that the antenna cables are routed as shown in this figure.

ALPET sheets 1

Remove the ALPET sheets (b).

ALPET sheets 2

Note: The ALPET sheets are secured with a double-faced adhesive tape.

ALPET sheets 3

ALPET sheets 3

Remove the LCD cable (c).

LCD Cable

When installing: Make sure that the connector is attached firmly.

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  • Alias ID: MIGR-71416
  • Document ID: PD009760
  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
  • (c) 2014 Lenovo