Power switch LED removal movie - ThinkCentre A51, A52, M52, M52e

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Power switch LED installation movie


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To remove the power switch LED assembly:

  1. Place the system in the service position.
  2. Turn off the system and all attached peripheral devices.
  3. 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.
  4. Remove the side cover. Press the cover-release button on the right side cover, slide the cover to the rear and lift it off.
  5. Remove the bezel. Release the two latching tabs on the bottom of the bezel.
  6. Pull the bottom of the bezel away from the system, pull down slightly and then away from the system to remove it.Here is a closer look at a bezel release latches.
  7. Remove the drive cage. Remove the power cables for the drives.
  8. Remove the SATA signal cable from the disk.
  9. Remove the signal cable from the diskette.
  10. Remove the thumb screw to release the cage from the chassis.
  11. Slide the assembly to the rear and out of the system.
  12. Remove power switch LED. Squeeze to release the latches and then disconnect the power switch and LED assembly cable from the front panel card.
  13. Release the two latching tabs on the front of the chassis.
  14. Rotate the assembly back and lift it out of the system
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