Contents Contents Chapter 1. About this manual ..........1 Important Safety Information ..............1 Using eSupport ....................2 Important information about replacing RoHS compliant FRUs .. 2 Chapter 2. Safety information ..........4 General safety ....................... 4 Electrical safety ....................5 Safety inspection guide ...................
Hardware Maintenance Manual Selecting a temporary startup device ................ 20 Selecting or changing the startup device sequence .......... 21 Exiting from the Setup Utility program ..........21 Chapter 6. Symptom-to-FRU Index........22 Hard disk drive boot error ................22 Power Supply Problems ................23 Beep symptoms ....................
It is intended only for trained servicers who are familiar with Lenovo computer products. Before servicing a Lenovo product, be sure to read the Safety Information. This manual includes a complete FRU part number listing for each machine type and model listed on the cover.
Electronic Equipment Directive (2002/95/EC) is a European Union legal requirement affecting the global electronics industry. RoHS requirements must be implemented on Lenovo products placed on the market after June 2006. Products on the market before June 2006 are not required to have RoHS compliant parts.
Chapter 1. About this manual implementation date and expects its suppliers to be ready to support Lenovo’s requirements and schedule. Products sold in 2005, will contain some RoHS compliant FRUs. The following statement pertains to these products and any product Lenovo produces containing RoHS compliant parts.
Hardware Maintenance Manual Safety information This chapter contains the safety information that you need to be familiar with before servicing a computer. General safety Follow these rules to ensure general safety: • Observe good housekeeping in the area of the machines during and after maintenance.
Chapter 2. Safety information • Wear safety glasses when you are: hammering, drilling soldering, cutting wire, attaching springs, using solvents, or working in any other conditions that might be hazardous to your eyes. • After service, reinstall all safety shields, guards, labels, and ground wires. Replace any safety device that is worn or defective.
Hardware Maintenance Manual • If you need to work on a machine that has exposed electrical circuits, observe the following precautions: – Ensure that another person, familiar with the power-off controls, is near you. Remember: Another person must be there to switch off the power, if necessary.
Chapter 2. Safety information Safety inspection guide The intent of this inspection guide is to assist you in identifying potentially unsafe conditions on these products. Each machine, as it was designed and built, had required safety items installed to protect users and service personnel from injury.
Hardware Maintenance Manual Handling electrostatic discharge-sensitive devices Any computer part containing transistors or integrated circuits (ICs) should be considered sensitive to electrostatic discharge (ESD). ESD damage can occur when there is a difference in charge between objects. Protect against ESD damage by equalizing the charge so that the machine, the part, the work mat, and the person handling the part are all at the same charge.
Chapter 2. Safety information Safety notices The caution and danger safety notices in this section are provided in the the language of English. DANGER Electrical current from power, telephone and communication cables is hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: • Do not connect or disconnect any cables or perform installation, maintenance, or reconfiguration of this product during an electrical storm.
Hardware Maintenance Manual CAUTION: When replacing the lithium battery, use only Part Number 33F8354 or an equivalent type battery recommended by the manufacturer. If your system has a module containing a lithium battery, replace it only with the same module type made by the same manufacturer. The battery contains lithium and can explode if not properly used, handled, or disposed of.
Chapter 2. Safety information CAUTION: Use safe practices when lifting. CAUTION: The power control button on the device and the power switch on the power supply do not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device. The device also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source.
This chapter provides general information that applies to all machine types supported by this publication. Specifications This section lists the physical specifications for your computer. Type Lenovo 3000K This section lists the physical specifications. Dimensions Width: 180 mm Height: 388 mm Length: 436.5 mm...
Chapter 4. General Checkout General Checkout Attention The drives in the computer you are servicing might have been rearranged or the drive startup sequence changed. Be extremely careful during write operations such as copying, saving, or formatting. Data or programs can be overwritten if you select an incorrect drive.
Hardware Maintenance Manual 5. Power-on the computer. • Look for displayed error codes • Listen for beep codes • Look for readable instructions or a main menu on the display. If you did not receive the correct response, proceed to step 6. If you do receive the correct response, proceed to step 7. 6. Look at the following conditions and follow the instructions: •...
Chapter 4. General Checkout Comparing the configuration and software set-up between “working and non-working” systems will often lead to problem resolution.
Hardware Maintenance Manual Using the Setup Utility The Setup Utility program is used to view and change the configuration settings of your computer, regardless of which operating system you are using. However, the operating-system settings might override any similar settings in the Setup Utility program. Starting the Setup Utility program To start the Setup Utility program, do the following: 1.
Chapter 5. Using the Setup Utility keyboard. The keys used to perform various tasks are displayed on the right side of each screen. Using passwords By using the Setup Utility program, you can set passwords to prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to your computer and data. See “Starting the Setup Utility program.
Hardware Maintenance Manual password. However, to change any configuration settings, you must use your supervisor password. Setting, changing, and deleting a Supervisor password To set, change, or delete a password, do the following: Note: A password can be any combination of up to ten characters (A- Z, a-z, and 0-9).
Chapter 5. Using the Setup Utility program”.) 2. From the Setup Utility program menu, selet Security. 3. Select Change User Password and press Enter. 4. The password dialog box will be displayed. Type the new password, and press Enter. 5. when prompted to confirm the password, type the password again. If you type the password correctly, the password will be installed.
Hardware Maintenance Manual Using Device Device is used to enable or disable user access to the following device: Floppy Driver Setup When this feature is set to Disable, the diskette drive cannot be accessed. To set Device, do the following: 1.
Chapter 5. Using the Setup Utility 3. Select the desired startup device from the Startup Device Menu and press Enter to begin. Note: Selecting a startup device from the Startup Device menu does not permanently change the startup sequence. Selecting or changing the startup device sequence To view or permanently change the configured startup device sequence, do the following: 1.
Hardware Maintenance Manual Symptom-to-FRU Index The Symptom-to-FRU index lists error symptoms and possible causes. The most likely cause is listed first. Always begin with Chapter 4, “General Checkout, ” on page 13. This index can also be used to help you decide which FRUs to have available when servicing a computer.
Chapter 6. Symptom-to-FRU Index Error FRU/Action The boot sector on the start-up The drive must be formatted do the drive is corrupted. following: 1. Attempt to back-up the data on the failing hard disk drive. 2. Using the operating systems programs format the hard disk drive.
Hardware Maintenance Manual Beep symptoms Beep symptoms are tones or a series of tones separated by pauses (intervals without sound) during POST. The following tables describes beep symptoms. Beep Symptom FRU/Action 1 beep Reseat the memory, or replace with Memory refresh timer error known good modules.
Chapter 6. Symptom-to-FRU Index Beep Symptom FRU/Action 9 beeps Fatal error indicating a serious AMIBIOS ROM checksum error problem with the system. Consult your system manufacturer. Before declaring the motherboard beyond all hope, eliminate the possibility of interference by a malfunctioning add-in card.
Hardware Maintenance Manual POST Error Message Description/Action CMOS Date/Time Not Set The CMOS Date and/or Time are invalid. This error can be resolved by readjusting the system time in AMIBIOS Setup. CMOS Battery Low The CMOS battery is no longer functional.
Chapter 6. Symptom-to-FRU Index POST Error Message Description/Action Reboot and Select proper Boot The BIOS was unable to find a device or Insert Boot Media in suitable boot device. selected Boot device Make sure the boot drive is properly connected to the computer. Make sure you have bootable media.
“Safety information” . These precautions and guidelines will help you work safely. Note Use only parts provided by Lenovo. Removing the computer cover Important Turn off the computer and wait 3 to 5 minutes to let the computer cool before removing the computer cover.
Chapter 7. Replacing hardware Removing and replacing the front bezel To remove and replace the front bezel: 1. Remove the computer cover. Refer to “Removing the computer cover”. 2. Remove the front bezel by releasing the three plastic tabs inside the chassis and push the bezel outward as shown.
Hardware Maintenance Manual 3. To reinstall the bezel, align the plastic tabs on the bottom of the bezel with the corresponding holes in the chassis, then snap it into position at the bottom and top of the chassis. 4. Refer to the “Completing the installation”. Replacing the power supply Attention Do not remove the computer cover or attempt any repair before...
6. Install the four screws to secure the power supply. Note: Use only the screws provided by Lenovo. 7. Reconnect the power supply connectors to the system board. 8. Reconnect a power supply connector to each of the drives.
Hardware Maintenance Manual board. 5. Remove the four screws securing the heat sink and fan assembly to the system board. 6. Lift the failing heat sink and fan assembly off the system board. 7. Use the thermal grease syringe to place five drops of grease on the top of the microprocessor.
Chapter 7. Replacing hardware Replacing a memory module Attention Do not remove the computer cover or attempt any repair before reading the “Safety information” . To replace a memory module: 1. Remove the computer cover. Refer to “Removing the computer cover”. Note: For this procedure, it helps to lay the computer on its side.
Hardware Maintenance Manual Replacing an adapter Attention Do not remove the computer cover or attempt any repair before reading the “Safety information” . To replace an adapter: 1. Remove the computer cover. Refer to “Removing the computer cover”. 2. At the rear of the computer, press the release button to open the adapter latch and remove the adapter by pulling it straight out of the...
Chapter 7. Replacing hardware 4. Ensure the adapter is fully seated into the adapter connector. 5. At the rear of the computer, pivot the adapter latch to the closed position to secure the adapter. 6. Refer to the “Completing the installation”. Note: Replacement of some models equipped with graphic adapter bracket is different.
Let the slot on the bracket clip the adapter. 2. Install the two screws to secure the bracket. Note: Use only the screws provided by Lenovo. Replacing the hard disk drive Attention Do not remove the computer cover or attempt any repair before...
Chapter 7. Replacing hardware Important When you receive a new hard disk drive, you will also receive a set of Operating System Recovery CD. The set of Operating System Recovery CD will enable you to restore the Operating System of the hard disk. For more information on recovering factory-installed software, refer to “OneKey Recovery”...
Hardware Maintenance Manual Replacing an optical drive Attention Do not remove the computer cover or attempt any repair before reading the “Safety information” . To replace an optical drive 1. Remove the computer cover. Refer to “Removing the computer cover”. 2.
Chapter 7. Replacing hardware Replacing the system fan assembly Attention Do not remove the computer cover or attempt any repair before reading the “Safety information” . To replace the system fan assembly: 1. Remove the computer cover. Refer to “Removing the computer cover”. 2.
Hardware Maintenance Manual 6. Pull on the tips of the rubber mounts until the fan assembly is in place. 7. Connect the system fan assembly cable to the system fan connector on the system board. 8. Refer to the “Completing the installation”. Replacing the keyboard Attention Do not remove the computer cover or attempt any repair before...
Chapter 7. Replacing hardware connector at the rear of the computer or to a USB connector at either the front or rear of the computer. 4. Disconnect the failing keyboard cable from the computer and connect the new keyboard cable to the same connector. 5.
Hardware Maintenance Manual Replacing the External speaker 1. Remove any media (diskettes, CDs, or tapes) from the drives, shut down the computer, and turn off all attached devices. 2. Unplug all power cords from electrical outlets. 3. Locate the Speaker. Your speaker might be connected to the Audio connector to an Audio connector at either the front or rear of the computer.
6. To update your configuration settings, refer to “Starting the Setup Utility”. Note: In most areas of the world, Lenovo requires the return of the defective CRU. Information about this will come with the CRU or will come a few days after the CRU arrives.
Hardware Maintenance Manual Additional Service Information This chapter provides additional information that the service representative might find helpful. Power management Power management reduces the power consumption of certain components of the computer such as the system power supply, processor, hard disk drives, and some monitors. Automatic configuration and power interface (ACPI) BIOS Being an ACPI BIOS system, the operating system is allowed to control...
Chapter 8. Additional Service Information on when it receives a specific signal from another computer on the local area network (LAN). • Wake up on USB :This feature allows USB Device to wake the System from S3.
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