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      Base cover and USB sub card with cable removal and installation - ThinkPad T500, W500

      Base cover removal

      For access, remove these FRUs, in order:

      Base cover and USB sub card with cable removal step 1 and 2.

      StepScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
      1M2 x 5 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (8)Black0.189 Nm (1.85 kgfcm)
      2M2 x 3.5 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (1)Black0.189 Nm (1.85 kgfcm)

      Base cover and USB sub card with cable step 3 and 4.

      StepScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
      3M2 x 9.5 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (1)Black0.189 Nm (1.85 kgfcm)
      4M2 x 14 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (2)Black0.189 Nm (1.85 kgfcm)

      Base cover and USB sub card with cable step 5 and 6.

      StepScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
      5M2 x 3 mm, small-head, nylon-coated (1)Silver0.189 Nm (1.85 kgfcm)


      Base cover and USB sub card with cable installation

      When installing: Make sure that the connectors are attached firmly.

      Attention: Before step [7], be sure that the Serial Ultrabay Slim device eject lever has not popped out. It must be housed in its position as shown in the figure [a].

      Base cover and USB sub card with cable installation step 7 and 8.

       

      USB sub card with cable removal

      Remove the USB sub card with cable as shown in this figure.

      USB sub card removal step 1 and 2.

      StepScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
      1M2 x 3.5 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (2)Black0.189 Nm (1.85 kgfcm)

       

      Note: Applying labels to the base cover.

      The new base cover FRU is shipped with a kit containing labels of several kinds. When you replace the base cover, you need to apply the following labels:

      1Product label
      1aNon-mercury label
      Note: If the computer you are servicing is an LED-backlight LCD model, you need to paste this label so that the notice for mercury on the product label is covered.
      2Homologation label

      Following labels need to be peeled off from the old base cover, and need to be put on the new base cover.

      3Wireless LAN LMA label
      4SIM ICCID label
      5Windows license label (COA)
      6Wireless WAN LMA label
      7SIRIM label
      8Israel label
      9China modem label
      10Wireless WAN IMEI label or wireless WAN ESN label
      11Wireless WAN MAC address label
      12MAC address label
      13Serial number label

      For some models, you also need to apply one or two FCC labels. Check the old base cover; if it has one or two FCC labels, find duplicates of them in the label kit and apply them to the new base cover.

      For the location of each label, refer the following figure:

      Base cover label location

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      • Alias ID: MIGR-71405
      • Document ID: PD002251
      • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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