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  • Page 1 Hardware Maintenance Manual ThinkPad Edge E145...
  • Page 2 Appendix A “Notices” on page 85. First Edition (August 2013) © Copyright Lenovo 2013. LIMITED AND RESTRICTED RIGHTS NOTICE: If data or software is delivered pursuant a General Services Administration “GSA” contract, use, reproduction, or disclosure is subject to restrictions set forth in Contract No. GS-35F-05925.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Checkout guide ....Locating computer controls, connectors, and Lenovo Solution Center ..indicators....
  • Page 4 1020 Bottom cover ... . . 1150 LCD unit ....1030 Backup battery ... . 1160 DC-in connector .
  • Page 5: About This Manual

    About this manual ® This manual contains service and reference information for the following ThinkPad products: ThinkPad Edge E145 Machine Type (MT) 20BC Use this manual along with the advanced diagnostic tests to troubleshoot problems. Important: This manual is intended only for trained service technicians who are familiar with ThinkPad products. Use this manual along with the advanced diagnostic tests to troubleshoot problems effectively.
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  • Page 7: Chapter 1. Safety Information

    • Fan louvers on the machine help to prevent overheating of internal components. Do not obstruct fan louvers or cover them with labels or stickers. Electrical safety Observe the following rules when working on electrical equipment. © Copyright Lenovo 2013...
  • Page 8 Important: • Use only approved tools and test equipment. Some hand tools have handles covered with a soft material that does not insulate you when working with live electrical currents. • Many customers have, near their equipment, rubber floor mats that contain small conductive fibers to decrease electrostatic discharges (ESD).
  • Page 9: Safety Inspection Guide

    0.1 ohm or less between the external ground pin and the frame ground. b. The power cord should be the authorized type specified for your computer. Go to: http://www.lenovo.com/serviceparts-lookup. c. Insulation must not be frayed or worn. 4. Check for cracked or bulging batteries.
  • Page 10: Grounding Requirements

    When handling ESD-sensitive parts: • Keep the parts in protective packages until they are inserted into the product. • Avoid contact with other people. • Wear a grounded wrist strap against your skin to eliminate static on your body. • Prevent the part from touching your clothing. Most clothing is insulative and retains a charge even when you are wearing a wrist strap.
  • Page 11 DANGER DANGER DANGER DANGER DANGER Chapter 1 Safety information...
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  • Page 16 DANGER DANGER VORSICHT VORSICHT VORSICHT Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 17 VORSICHT VORSICHT VORSICHT VORSICHT VORSICHT Chapter 1 Safety information...
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  • Page 25: Chapter 2. Important Service Information

    UEFI BIOS downloads. Telephone numbers for Lenovo Support are available at: http://www.lenovo.com/support/phone • System disassembly and reassembly videos that show the FRU removal or replacement procedures for the Lenovo authorized service technicians are available at: http://www.lenovoservicetraining.com/ion/ Strategy for replacing FRUs Before replacing parts: Ensure that all software fixes, drivers, and UEFI BIOS downloads are installed before you replace any FRUs listed in this manual.
  • Page 26: Strategy For Replacing A Hard Disk Drive

    Dynamic Configure To Order (CTO) This model provides the ability for a customer to configure a Lenovo solution from a Web site, and have this configuration sent to fulfillment, where it is built and shipped directly to the customer. The machine label, iBase, and eSupport will load these products as the 4-character MT, 4-character model, and 2-character country code.
  • Page 27: Fru Identification

    FRU identification Use Lenovo eSupport to identify major FRUs, FRU part numbers, and FRU descriptions for a product at an MT - serial number level. Examples of major FRUs are hard disk drive, system board, liquid crystal display (LCD), and memory module.
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  • Page 29: Chapter 3. General Checkout

    This chapter presents following information: • “What to do first” on page 23 • “Checkout guide” on page 24 – “Lenovo Solution Center” on page 24 – “Quick test programs” on page 24 – “UEFI diagnostic program” on page 25 –...
  • Page 30: Checkout Guide

    The Lenovo Solution Center program is available for download at http://www.lenovo.com/diags. To run the Lenovo Solution Center program, go to Control Panel and click System and Security ➙ Lenovo - System Health and Diagnostics, and then follow the instructions on the screen.
  • Page 31: Uefi Diagnostic Program

    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 To download and install a quick test program, go to http://www.lenovo.com/diags and follow the instructions on the Web site. To run a test using a quick test program, do the following: 1.
  • Page 32: Power System Checkout

    To create a bootable diagnostic medium, do the following: 1. Go to http://www.lenovo.com/diags. 2. Click Lenovo Bootable Diagnostics. 3. Follow the instructions on the Web site to create a bootable diagnostic medium on a USB device. To use the diagnostic medium you have created, do the following: •...
  • Page 33: Checking Operational Charging

    To check for detailed battery status information, do the following: • For Windows 7: Open the Power Manager program and click the Battery tab. • For Windows 8: Open the Lenovo Support program and click Battery Health, or open the Lenovo Settings program and click Power.
  • Page 34: Checking The Backup Battery

    Terminal Voltage (V dc) + 0 to + 12.6 7(-) Ground (-) 6(-) 2(+) 1(+) 3. If the voltage is less than +11.0 V dc, the battery pack has been discharged. Note: Recharging will take at least 3 hours, even if the indicator does not turn on. If the voltage is still less than +11.0 V dc after recharging, replace the battery.
  • Page 35: Chapter 4. Related Service Information

    Service Web site: When the latest maintenance diskette and the system program service diskette become available, they will be posted on http://www.lenovo.com/support. Restoring the factory contents by using the Recovery Disc Set When the main storage drive is replaced because of a failure, no product recovery program is on the new drive.
  • Page 36: Recovery Overview For The Windows 8 Operating System

    9. When the recovery process completes, the Welcome to Microsoft Windows screen is displayed. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the Windows setup. 10. After you have completed the Windows setup, you might want to restore the original startup sequence. Start the ThinkPad Setup program and then press F9 to restore the default settings.
  • Page 37: Using The Advanced Startup Options

    4. Follow the instructions on the screen to reset your computer to the factory default settings. Using the advanced startup options With the advanced startup options, you can change the firmware settings of the computer, change the startup settings of the Windows operating system, start the computer from an external device, or restore the Windows operating system from a system image.
  • Page 38: Passwords

    from the recovery media, but you might be unable to recover your computer if the recovery partition on your computer is damaged. 5. Connect a proper USB drive then click Next. 6. Click Create in the Recovery Drive window. The creation of the recovery media starts. 7.
  • Page 39: Supervisor Password

    If a master hard disk password has been set, it can be used to access the hard disk drive. If no master hard disk password is available, neither Lenovo nor Lenovo authorized service technicians provide any services to reset either the user hard disk password or the master hard disk password, or to recover data from the hard disk drive.
  • Page 40: How To Remove The Hard Disk Password

    Attention: If User only mode is selected and the user hard disk password has been forgotten and cannot be made available to the service technician, neither Lenovo nor Lenovo authorized service technicians provide any services to reset the user hard disk password, or to recover data from the hard disk drive. The hard disk drive can be replaced for a scheduled fee.
  • Page 41: Hibernation Mode

    • Press the Fn key. • Open the LCD cover. • Turn on the power switch. Also, in either of the following events, the computer automatically returns from sleep mode and resumes operation: • The ring indicator (RI) is signaled by a serial device or a PC Card device. •...
  • Page 42: Numeric Error Codes

    A numeric error is displayed for each error detected in POST or system operation. In the displays, n can be any number. If no numeric code is displayed, check the narrative descriptions of symptoms. If the symptom is not described there, go to “Intermittent problems” on page 39. Note: For a device not supported by diagnostic codes in the ThinkPad notebooks, see the manual for that device.
  • Page 43: Error Messages

    The battery installed is not supported by this system and Replace the battery. will not charge. Please replace the battery with the correct Lenovo battery for this system. Press the ESC key to continue This system does not support batteries that are not Replace the battery.
  • Page 44: Beep Symptoms

    If the LCD you are servicing has two or less visible defective pixels, it should not be considered faulty. However, if the LCD has three or more visible defective pixels, it will be deemed as defective by Lenovo and it should be replaced.
  • Page 45: Intermittent Problems

    Table 6. LCD-related symptoms FRU or action, in sequence Symptom or error No beep, power-on indicator on, and a blank LCD during System board. POST. • LCD backlight not working. 1. Reseat the LCD connectors. • LCD too dark. 2. LCD assembly. •...
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  • Page 47: Chapter 5. Status Indicators

    You can type all alphabetic characters (A-Z) in uppercase directly. Wireless status indicator Press F9 to enable or disable the wireless features. Power status indicator • Green: The ac power adapter is connected. • Off: The ac power adapter is not connected. © Copyright Lenovo 2013...
  • Page 48 Table 7. Status indicators (continued) Indicator Meaning System status indicator The illuminated dot in the ThinkPad logo on the outer lid of the computer and on the palm rest works as a system status indicator: it shows whether the computer is in sleep, hibernation, or normal mode.
  • Page 49: Chapter 6. Special Keys

    (F7) is to change the brightness level temporarily. To change the default brightness level, use the Power Manager program, or go into Control Panel ➙ Performance and Maintenance ➙ Power Options and make changes as desired. © Copyright Lenovo 2013...
  • Page 50 Table 8. Special keys (continued) Description Special key Display brightness up When you press this key, the computer display becomes brighter. The purpose of this method (F8) is to change the brightness level temporarily. To change the default brightness level, use the Power Manager program, or go into Control Panel ➙...
  • Page 51: Chapter 7. Locations

    Always on USB connector UltraNav pointing device HDMI connector Microphone Media card reader slot Power button System status indicator : For the description of the system status indicator, see Chapter 5 “Status indicators” on page 41. © Copyright Lenovo 2013...
  • Page 52: Rear View

    Rear view System status indicator USB 3.0 connectors Fan louver Combo audio connector Ethernet connector VGA connector : For the description of the system status indicator, see Chapter 5 “Status indicators” on page 41. Bottom view Battery pack Bottom cover Battery pack latches Stereo speakers Locating FRUs and CRUs...
  • Page 53 CRUs, you can either install the CRU yourself or you can request that a Service Provider install the CRU according to the warranty service for your product. If you intend on installing the CRU, Lenovo will ship the CRU to you. CRU information and replacement instructions are shipped with your product and are available from Lenovo at any time upon request.
  • Page 54: Major Frus And Crus

    Major FRUs and CRUs Table 9. Major FRUs and CRUs FRU description Self-service CRU Optional-service CRU LCD unit Keyboard bezel Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 55 Table 9. Major FRUs and CRUs (continued) FRU description Self-service CRU Optional-service CRU Microphone Battery pack DC-in connector I/O card with USB connector Hard disk drive Wireless LAN card Bottom cover Speaker assembly Base cover assembly Memory module Power and VGA card assembly Backup battery System board assembly Thermal fan assembly...
  • Page 56: Lcd Frus And Crus

    LCD FRUs and CRUs Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 57: Miscellaneous Parts And Other Frus

    LCD screw cap (4) Screw kit Table 12. Other FRUs FRU description Self-service CRU Optional-service CRU ac power adapter Power cord Looking up FRU information For detailed FRU information, including part numbers, descriptions, and substitution part numbers, go to http://www.lenovo.com/serviceparts-lookup. Chapter 7 Locations...
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  • Page 59: Chapter 8. Fru Replacement Notices

    Lenovo will ship the CRU to you. CRU information and replacement instructions are shipped with your product and are available from Lenovo at any time upon request. You can find a list of CRUs for your product in this Hardware Maintenance Manual. An electronic version of this manual can be found at http://www.lenovo.com/support.
  • Page 60: Retaining Serial Numbers

    ThinkPad Setup program is set to UEFI Only. 1. Connect a USB memory key to the computer. 2. Go to http://www.lenovo.com/maintenanceutilities and follow the instructions on the screen to create a Maintenance key. Note: Only an authorized Lenovo service technician can access the above Web site.
  • Page 61: Retaining The Uuid

    ThinkPad Setup program is set to UEFI Only. 1. Connect a USB memory key to the computer. 2. Go to http://www.lenovo.com/maintenanceutilities and follow the instructions on the screen to create a Maintenance key. Note: Only an authorized Lenovo service technician can access the above Web site.
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  • Page 63: Chapter 9. Removing Or Replacing A Fru

    Lenovo will ship the CRU to you. CRU information and replacement instructions are shipped with your product and are available from Lenovo at any time upon request. You can find a list of CRUs for your product in this Hardware Maintenance Manual. An electronic version of this manual can be found at http://www.lenovo.com/support.
  • Page 64: 1010 Battery Pack

    • If the Lenovo Solution Center program is not installed in the computer, the customer should download this program before a non-physically damaged battery pack is replaced. Note that a physically damaged battery pack is not covered by the warranty.
  • Page 65: 1030 Backup Battery

    Removal steps of the bottom cover Note: Loosen the screws and then remove the bottom cover 1030 Backup battery For access, remove this FRU: • “1010 Battery pack” on page 58 • “1020 Bottom cover” on page 58 Chapter 9 Removing or replacing a FRU...
  • Page 66: 1040 Memory Modules

    Removal steps of the backup battery DANGER Use only the authorized battery specified for your computer. Any other battery could ignite or explode. Detach the connector and then remove the backup battery 1040 Memory modules For access, remove these FRUs in order: •...
  • Page 67: 1050 Hard Disk Drive

    Removal steps of memory modules When installing: Note: If only one memory module is to be installed into the computer you are servicing, the memory module must be installed in SLOT , but not in SLOT Insert the notched end of the memory module into the slot. Press the memory module firmly, and pivot it downward until it snaps into place.
  • Page 68 • “1010 Battery pack” on page 58 • “1020 Bottom cover” on page 58 Attention: • Do not drop the drive or apply any physical shock to it. The drive is sensitive to physical shock. Improper handling can cause damage and permanent loss of data. •...
  • Page 69: 1060 Wireless Lan Card

    Removal steps of the hard disk drive bracket Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M3 × 0.5+3.5 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (2) Silver 0.392 Nm (4 kgfcm) 1060 Wireless LAN card For access, remove these FRUs in order: • “1010 Battery pack” on page 58 •...
  • Page 70: 1070 Keyboard

    Removal steps of the wireless LAN card In step , unplug the connectors by using the antenna RF connector removal tool or pick the connectors with your fingers and gently unplug them as shown. Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 3 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (1) Black 0.181 Nm (1.85 kgfcm)
  • Page 71 • “1010 Battery pack” on page 58 • “1020 Bottom cover” on page 58 Removal steps of the keyboard When installing: Ensure that the screws are fastened and the keyboard is secured. Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque 0.181 Nm M2 × 8 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (2) Silver (1.85 kgfcm) Chapter 9...
  • Page 72: 1080 Keyboard Bezel

    When installing: 1. Attach the keyboard connectors firmly. 2. Attach the keyboard so that the keyboard edge is under the frame. 3. When the front edge of the keyboard is housed firmly, gently press the keys with your palms to slide the keyboard toward you until it snaps into position.
  • Page 73 • “1070 Keyboard” on page 64 Removal steps of the keyboard bezel Torque Step Screw (quantity) Color M2.5 × 6mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (2) Silver 0.181 Nm (1.85 kgfcm) M2 × 5mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (3) Black 0.181 Nm (1.85 kgfcm) Chapter 9 Removing or replacing a FRU...
  • Page 74: 1090 Microphone

    Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque Black 0.181 Nm M2 × 5 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (3) (1.85 kgfcm) In step , release the keyboard bezel from the frame using a plastic pry tool and then completely remove the keyboard bezel. 1090 Microphone For access, remove these FRUs in order: •...
  • Page 75: 1100 Speaker Assembly

    Removal steps of the microphone When installing: Ensure that the microphone is attached firmly. 1100 Speaker assembly For access, remove these FRUs in order: • “1010 Battery pack” on page 58 • “1020 Bottom cover” on page 58 • “1070 Keyboard” on page 64 •...
  • Page 76: 1110 I/O Card With Usb Connector

    Removal steps of the speaker assembly Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 5.5 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated, big head (4) Black 0.181 Nm (1.85 kgfcm) When installing: Attach the speaker assembly and route the cable as shown in the following illustration, and ensure that the speaker connector is attached firmly.
  • Page 77: 1120 Power And Vga Card Assembly

    Removal steps of the I/O card with USB connector When installing: Ensure that the connector is attached firmly to the system board. Torque Step Screw (quantity) Color M2 × 3 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (1) Black 0.181 Nm (1.85 kgfcm) 1120 Power and VGA card assembly For access, remove these FRUs in order: •...
  • Page 78: 1130 System Board Assembly

    Removal steps of the power and VGA card assembly When installing: Ensure that the connector is attached firmly to the system board. Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 3 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (2) Black 0.392 Nm (4 kgfcm) 1130 System board assembly Important notices for handling the system board: When handling the system board, bear the following in mind: •...
  • Page 79 • “1080 Keyboard bezel” on page 66 Attention: The following component soldered on the top side of the system board are extremely sensitive. When you service the system board, avoid any kind of rough handling. Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) Removal steps of the system board assembly Chapter 9 Removing or replacing a FRU...
  • Page 80: 1140 Thermal Fan Assembly

    When installing: Ensure that the connectors are attached firmly to the system board. Torque Step Screw (quantity) Color M2 × 3 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (2) Black 0.181 Nm (1.85 kgfcm) When installing: Ensure that the connectors are attached firmly to the system board. 1140 Thermal fan assembly •...
  • Page 81: 1150 Lcd Unit

    Removal steps of the thermal fan assembly Detach the connector . Then loosen the screws in ascending alphabetical order as illustrated. Remove the thermal fan assembly When installing: Ensure that the connector is attached firmly. 1150 LCD unit For access, remove these FRUs in order: •...
  • Page 82 When installing: • Ensure that the cables are attached to the cable guides firmly. • When you route the cables, ensure that they are not subject to any tension. Tension could cause the cables to be damaged by the cable guides, or a wire to be broken. Step Screw (quantity) Color...
  • Page 83: 1160 Dc-In Connector

    1160 DC-in connector For access, remove these FRUs in order: • “1010 Battery pack” on page 58 • “1020 Bottom cover” on page 58 • “1050 Hard disk drive” on page 61 • “1060 Wireless LAN card” on page 63 •...
  • Page 84 • “1020 Bottom cover” on page 58 • “1050 Hard disk drive” on page 61 • “1060 Wireless LAN card” on page 63 • “1070 Keyboard” on page 64 • “1080 Keyboard bezel” on page 66 • “1130 System board assembly” on page 72 •...
  • Page 85: 2010 Lcd Bezel Assembly

    If the removed base cover has two FCC labels, apply both to the new base cover. The following labels need to be peeled off from the old base cover, and need to be adhered to the new base cover. Asset tag Genuine Microsoft label Indonesia POSTEL label China GEO label...
  • Page 86: 2020 Lcd Panel, Lcd Cable, And Hinges

    When installing: Ensure that all the latches are attached firmly. Then secure the bezel with the screws. 2020 LCD panel, LCD cable, and hinges For access, remove these FRUs in order: • “1010 Battery pack” on page 58 • “1020 Bottom cover” on page 58 •...
  • Page 87: 2030 Camera Module

    When installing: Ensure that the LCD connector is attached firmly. Removal steps of hinges Torque Step Screw (quantity) Color M2.5 × 4 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (2) Black 0.181 Nm (1.85 kgfcm) 2030 Camera module For access, remove these FRUs in order: •...
  • Page 88: 2040 Wireless Antenna Assembly And Lcd Rear Cover Assembly

    Removal steps of the camera module When installing: Ensure that the connector is attached firmly. 2040 Wireless antenna assembly and LCD rear cover assembly For access, remove these FRUs in order: • “1010 Battery pack” on page 58 • “1020 Bottom cover” on page 58 •...
  • Page 89 Removal steps of the wireless antenna assembly and the LCD rear cover assembly Release the antenna cables from the cable guides on the LCD rear cover assembly. Chapter 9 Removing or replacing a FRU...
  • Page 90 Cable routing: When you install the wireless antenna assembly, route the cables as shown in the following illustrations. Attention: When you route the cables, ensure that they are not subject to any tension. Tension could cause the cables to be damaged by the cable guides, or a wire to be broken. Wireless LAN antenna (auxiliary) Wireless LAN antenna (main) Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 91: Appendix A. Notices

    Lenovo representative for information on the products and services currently available in your area. Any reference to a Lenovo product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that Lenovo product, program, or service may be used. Any functionally equivalent product, program, or service that does not infringe any Lenovo intellectual property right may be used instead.
  • Page 92: Electronic Emission Notices

    For electronic emission information on Class B digital devices, refer to the corresponding information in the User Guide. EU contact: Lenovo, Einsteinova 21, 851 01 Bratislava, Slovakia Trademarks The following terms are trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries or both: Lenovo ThinkPad TrackPoint UltraNav Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.
  • Page 93 Abbreviation Term Emergency power-off Electrostatic discharge European Union Federal Communications Commission Field Replaceable Unit General Announce Variant Graphics Processing Unit Hard Disk Drive HDMI High-definition multimedia interface Integrated circuits ICCID Integrate circuit card identity International Standardization Organization Local area network Liquid Crystal Display Media Access Control Machine type...
  • Page 94 Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 96 Part Number: SP40A25392 Printed in China (1P) P/N: SP40A25392 *1PSP40A25392*...