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Antenna assembly, LCD cable, camera cable, and hinges removal and installation - ThinkPad SL300

For access, remove these FRUs in order:

  1. Battery pack.
  2. Optical drive.
  3. Hard disk drive (HDD) cover and HDD.
  4. DIMM slot cover.
  5. PCI Express Mini Card for wireless WAN.
  6. Palm rest.
  7. PCI Express Mini Card for wireless LAN/WiMAX.
  8. Keyboard.
  9. Top case sub assembly.
  10. LCD unit.
  11. LCD front bezel.
  12. LCD panel.

In step (1), remove the tapes securing the antenna cables.

Step 1

When installing: As you route the cables, make sure that they are not subjected to any tension. Tension could cause the cables to be damaged by the cable guides, or a wire to be broken.

Step 2

Step 3 - 5

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

Step 6

When you install the antenna assembly and the camera cable, place them as shown in this figure.

(a) Wireless LAN antenna, AUX (black)
(b) Wireless WAN antenna, AUX (blue)
(c) Camera cable (some models)
(d) Wireless WAN antenna, MAIN (red)
(e) Wireless LAN antenna, MAIN (gray)
(f) MIMO antenna (white)

antenna assembly and the camera cable

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