Battery removal movie - ThinkCentre A52 (8288, 8297, 8326, 8329, 8342, 8380)


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Battery installation movie


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To remove the battery:

  1. Remove the side cover.
  2. Remove two rear screws.
  3. Grasp the handle and slide the cover approximately 1/2 inch to the rear.
  4. Rotate the cover out and lift off.
  5. Place the system in the service position.
  6. Turn off the system and all attached peripheral devices.
  7. Disconnect all power cords and all external signal cables. For easier access to components, place the system on its side, this is the recommended service position.
  8. Remove the battery. Using a flat bladed probe release the spring retainer. the battery will pop free.
  9. Grasp the battery and lift it out.