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Palm rest or palm rest with fingerprint reader removal and installation - ThinkPad X300

Removing the palm rest

For access, remove these FRUs in order:

  1. Remove battery.
  2. Remove keyboard.

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.

palm rest1

StepScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
2M2 × 3 mm, small-head, nylon-coated (1)Black0.167 Nm(1.7 kgfcm)

palm rest2

StepScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
2M2 × 6 mm, bind-head, nylon-coated (4)Black0.167 Nm(1.7 kgfcm)
3M2 × 4 mm, bind-head, nylon-coated (4)Black0.167 Nm(1.7 kgfcm)
4M2, shoulder, nylon-coated (2)Black0.167 Nm(1.7 kgfcm)

palm rest3

palm rest4

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