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      Keyboard bezel and speakers 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.

      Note: Speakers are attached to the underside of the keyboard bezel.

      Step 1

      StepScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
      1M2 × 3 mm, flat-head, nylon-coated (1)Silver0.167 Nm(1.7 kgfcm)

      Step 2

      StepScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
      2M2 × 17 mm, pan-head, nylon-coated (2)Black0.167 Nm(1.7 kgfcm)

      Step 3

      In step (3), release the wireless antenna cables from the cable guide.

      StepScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
      4M2 × 3 mm, flat-head, nylon-coated (6)Silver0.167 Nm(1.7 kgfcm)

      In step (5), strip the securing tapes off. Then detach the speaker connector (6).

      Step 4

      When installing: Make sure that speaker connector is attached firmly.

      In step (7), detach the claws. Then remove the keyboard bezel in the direction shown by arrow (8).

      Step 5

      When installing: Make sure that all the claws are attached firmly.

      Step 6

      StepScrew (quantity)ColorTorque
      9M2 × 3 mm, flat-head, nylon-coated (4)Silver0.167 Nm(1.7 kgfcm)

       

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      • Alias ID: MIGR-71275
      • Document ID: PD014051
      • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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