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Palm rest removal and installation - ThinkPad SL300

For access, remove:

  1. Battery pack
  2. Optical Drive
  3. Hard disk drive (HDD) cover

Note:

In models with the fingerprint reader, the sensor is attached to the palm rest FRU. If the fingerprint reader has any defects, you can replace it by the procedures given in this section, which are the same for a palm rest with or without a fingerprint reader.

Removal steps of palm rest

Palm rest

StepIconScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
[1]IconM2 × 3 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (2)Black0.167 Nm(1.7 kgfcm)
[2]M2 × 5 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (1)Black0.167 Nm(1.7 kgfcm)

Palm rest

StepIconScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
[3]IconM2 × 9 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (4)Black0.167 Nm(1.7 kgfcm)
[4]M2 × 8 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (1)Black0.167 Nm(1.7 kgfcm)

Palm rest

Palm rest

 

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