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      Hard disk drive cover, hard disk drive, and hard disk rubber rails removal and installation - ThinkPad R500

      For access, remove these FRUs in order:

      1. Remove battery.


      • Do not drop the hard disk drive or apply any physical shock to it. The hard disk drive is sensitive to physical shock. Improper handling can cause damage and permanent loss of data.
      • Before removing the drive, have the user make a backup copy of all the information on it if possible.
      • Never remove the drive while the system is operating or is in suspend mode.

      Step 1

      StepScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
      1Hard disk drive screw (M2 × 17 mm), pan-head, nylon-coated (1)Black0.167 Nm(1.7 kgfcm)

      Step 2

      Step 3

      When installing: Make sure that the hard disk drive connector is attached firmly.

      Step 4

      When installing: The rubber rails on the hard disk drive must be attached to the replacement drive. Otherwise the drive cannot be installed properly.

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      • Alias ID: MIGR-71240
      • Document ID: PD012000
      • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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