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Replacing the front audio and USB assembly - ThinkStation E20 (type 4215, 4219, 4220, 4221, 4222)

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Do not open your computer or attempt any repair before reading and understanding the "Important safety information" in the ThinkStation Safety and Warranty Guide that came with your computer. To obtain a copy of the ThinkStation Safety and Warranty Guide, go to Lenovo Support Website

This section provides instructions on how to replace the front audio and USB assembly.

To replace the front audio and USB assembly, do the following:

  1. Remove all media from the drives and turn off all attached devices and the computer. Then, disconnect all power cords from electrical outlets and disconnect all cables that are connected to the computer.
  2. Remove the computer cover. See "Removing the computer cover".
  3. Remove the front bezel. See "Removing and reinstalling the front bezel".
  4. Locate the front audio and USB assembly. See "Locating components".
  5. Disconnect the front audio and USB assembly cables from the system board. See "Locating parts on the system board".
    Note: Make sure you note the locations of the cables when you disconnect the cables from the system board.
  6. Remove the hard disk drive cage from the chassis by sliding it outward.

Removing the securing screw of the front audio and USB assembly

  1. Remove the front audio and USB assembly from the chassis.
  2. Install a new front audio and USB assembly into the chassis and align the screw hole in the front audio and USB assembly with the hole in the chassis.
  3. Install the screw to secure the new front audio and USB assembly to the chassis.
  4. Reconnect the front audio and USB assembly cables to the front audio connector and the front USB connector on the system board. See "Locating parts on the system board".
  5. To complete the replacement, go to "Completing the FRU replacement".
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  • Alias ID: MIGR-74658
  • Document ID: PD010834
  • Last Updated :6/17/2014
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