Remove the battery (see
Remove the hinge cover (see
Remove the rear cover:
Position the computer with the front toward you.
Remove the seven Phillips PM2.5×8.0 screws (1) that secure the rear cover to the computer.
Remove the Mylar screw cover (2) in the optical drive bay. This screw cover is available in the Rubber
Feet Kit, spare part number 452320-001.
Remove the Phillips PM2.5×4.0 screw (3) that secures the rear cover to the computer.
Remove the four Phillips PM3.0×12.0 screws (1) that secure the rear cover to the computer.
Remove the four Phillips PM2.5×4.0 broad-head screws (2) that secure the rear cover to the
Turn the computer right-side up, with the front toward you.
Open the computer as far as possible.
Chapter 4 Removal and replacement procedures
Battery on page
Hinge cover on page