LCD assembly removal and installation - ThinkPad R500

For access, remove these FRUs in order:

  1. Battery.
  2. Palm rest or palm rest with fingerprint reader.
  3. Keyboard.
  4. PCI Express Mini Card for wireless LAN
  5. Keyboard bezel and speakers

Step 1

StepScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
12 × 9.5 mm, pan-head, nylon-coated (2)Black0.167 Nm(1.7 kgfcm)

Step 3

StepScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
3M2.5 × 6.5 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (2)Black0.167 Nm(1.7 kgfcm)

In step (4), strip off the tapes securing the antenna cables, and release the cables from the cable guides of the frame.

Step 4

When installing:

  1. Route the antenna cables along the cable guides and secure them with the tapes. 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.
  2. Make sure that the LCD connector is attached firmly.


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  • Alias ID: MIGR-71284
  • Document ID: PD013303
  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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