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IBM Mobile Systems
ThinkPad Computer
Hardware Maintenance Manual
January 2005
This manual supports:
ThinkPad T43/T43p
(MT 2668/2669/
ThinkPad Dock II (MT 2877)
2686/2687
)

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  • Page 1 IBM Mobile Systems ThinkPad Computer Hardware Maintenance Manual January 2005 This manual supports: ThinkPad T43/T43p (MT 2668/2669/ 2686/2687 ThinkPad Dock II (MT 2877)
  • Page 2 IBM products, programming, or services in your country. Requests for technical information about IBM products should be made to your IBM authorized dealer or your IBM marketing representative. © Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2005. All rights reserved.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    . 38 Testing the computer . . 38 Detecting system information with PC-Doctor . . 41 Power system checkout . . 42 ThinkPad T43/T43p Series . . 45 Product overview . . 47 Specifications . . 47 Status indicators .
  • Page 4 FRU replacement notices . 67 Screw notices . . 67 Retaining serial numbers . . 68 Removing and replacing a FRU . . 71 1010 Battery pack (14.1-in. LCD models) . . 72 1020 Battery pack (15.0-in. LCD models) . .
  • Page 5 Rear view . . 182 Bottom view . . 183 Parts list . . 184 Overall . 185 14.1-in. LCD FRUs . . 200 15.0-in. LCD FRUs . . 205 Keyboard . . 210 Recovery CDs . 214 Miscellaneous parts . .
  • Page 6 MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 7: About This Manual

    About this manual This manual contains service and reference information for IBM ThinkPad T43/T43p series (MT 2668, 2669, 2686, and 2687), and ThinkPad Dock II (MT 2877) products. Use this manual along with the advanced diagnostic tests to troubleshoot problems.
  • Page 8 MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 9: Introduction

    Important service information Important BIOS and device driver fixes are customer-installable. The BIOS and device drivers are posted on the IBM support site http://www.ibm.com/pc/support Advise customers to contact the IBM Support Center at 800-426-7378 (800-IBM-Serv) if they need assistance in obtaining or installing any diskette fixes.
  • Page 10: Strategy For Replacing A Hard Disk Drive

    CMV, and GAV Product definition Dynamic Configure To Order (CTO) This provides the ability for a customer to configure an IBM solution from an eSite, and have this configuration sent to fulfillment, where it is built and shipped directly to the customer.
  • Page 11: Fru Identification For Cto, Cmv, And Gav Products

    Loc ID, MT and Serial, and the key commodities will be returned in the Eclaim record under SYSTEM DETAILS. v Authorized IBM Business Partners can access Eclaim at the following Web site: https://wca.eclaim.com Using eSupport For Key Commodities (Examples - hard disk drive,...
  • Page 12 (this is the same record found in PEW). v eSupport can be accessed at the following Web site: http://www.ibm.com/pc/support v To view the key commodities, click on PARTS INFORMATION, then PARTS LOOKUP. Type in the model type and serial number.
  • Page 13: Important Information About Replacing Rohs Compliant Frus

    IBM plans to transition to RoHS compliance well before the implementation date and expects its suppliers to be ready to support IBM's requirements and schedule. Products sold in 2005, will contain some RoHS compliant FRUs.
  • Page 14: Diskette Compatibility Matrix

    Note: A direct substitution is a part with a different FRU part number that is automatically shipped by the distribution center at the time of the order. Related web URLs are: v IBM Information for Suppliers website: http://www-03.ibm.com/procurement/proweb.nsf/ ContentDocsByTitle/United+States~Information+for +suppliers v RoHS Directive: http://europa.eu.int/eur-lex/pri/en/oj/dat/2003/...
  • Page 15 Safety notices Safety notice 1 Before the computer is powered on after FRU replacement, make sure all screws, springs, and other small parts are in place and are not left loose inside the computer. Verify this by shaking the computer and listening for rattling sounds.
  • Page 16 Die Bereitschaftsbatterie, die sich unter dem Diskettenlaufwerk befindet, kann geringe Mengen Nickel und Cadmium enthalten. Sie darf nur durch die Verkaufsstelle oder den IBM Kundendienst ausgetauscht werden. Sie darf nicht zerlegt, wiederaufgeladen, kurzgeschlossen, oder Feuer oder Wasser ausgesetzt werden. Die Batterie kann schwere Verbrennungen oder Verätzungen...
  • Page 17 Safety notices (continuation of safety notice 2) Alcune batterie di riserva contengono una piccola quantità di nichel e cadmio. Non smontarle, ricaricarle, gettarle nel fuoco o nell’acqua né cortocircuitarle. Smaltirle secondo la normativa in vigore (DPR 915/82, successive disposizioni e disposizioni locali).
  • Page 18 Safety notices Safety notice 3 DANGER The battery pack contains small amounts of nickel. Do not disassemble it, throw it into fire or water, or short-circuit it. Dispose of the battery pack as required by local ordinances or regulations. Use only the battery in the appropriate parts listing when replacing the battery pack.
  • Page 19 Safety notices (continuation of safety notice 3) La batteria contiene piccole quantità di nichel. Non smontarla, gettarla nel fuoco o nell’acqua né cortocircuitarla. Smaltirla secondo la normativa in vigore (DPR 915/82, successive disposizioni e disposizioni locali). Quando si sostituisce la batteria, utilizzare soltanto i tipi inseriti nell’appropriato Catalogo parti.
  • Page 20 Safety notices Safety notice 4 DANGER The lithium battery can cause a fire, an explosion, or a severe burn. Do not recharge it, remove its polarized connector, disassemble it, heat it above 100°C (212°F), incinerate it, or expose its cell contents to water.
  • Page 21 Safety notices (continuation of safety notice 4) La batteria di supporto e una batteria al litio e puo incendiarsi, esplodere o procurare gravi ustioni. Evitare di ricaricarla, smontarne il connettore polarizzato, smontarla, riscaldarla ad una temperatura superiore ai 100 gradi centigradi, incendiarla o gettarla in acqua.
  • Page 22 Safety notices Safety notice 5 If the LCD breaks and the fluid from inside the LCD gets into your eyes or on your hands, immediately wash the affected areas with water for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical care if any symptoms from the fluid are present after washing.
  • Page 23 Safety notices Safety notice 6 DANGER To avoid shock, do not remove the plastic cover that protects the lower part of the inverter card. Afin d’éviter tout risque de choc électrique, ne retirez pas le cache en plastique protégeant la partie inférieure de la carte d’alimentation.
  • Page 24 Safety notices Safety notice 7 DANGER Though the main batteries have low voltage, a shorted or grounded battery can produce enough current to burn personnel or combustible materials. Bien que le voltage des batteries principales soit peu élevé, le court-circuit ou la mise à la masse d’une batterie peut produire suffisamment de courant pour brûler des matériaux combustibles ou causer des brûlures corporelles graves.
  • Page 25 Safety notices Safety notice 8 DANGER Before removing any FRU, power off the computer, unplug all power cords from electrical outlets, remove the battery pack, and then disconnect any interconnecting cables. Avant de retirer une unité remplaçable en clientèle, mettez le système hors tension, débranchez tous les cordons d’alimentation des socles de prise de courant, retirez la batterie et déconnectez tous les cordons d’interface.
  • Page 26: Safety Information

    Safety information Safety information The following section presents safety information with which you need to be familiar before you service an IBM mobile computer. General safety Follow these rules to ensure general safety: v Observe good housekeeping in the area of the machines during and after maintenance.
  • Page 27: Electrical Safety

    Safety information v After service, reinstall all safety shields, guards, labels, and ground wires. Replace any safety device that is worn or defective. v Reinstall all covers correctly before returning the machine to the customer. v Fan louvers on the machine help to prevent overheating of internal components.
  • Page 28 Safety information – Ensure that another person, familiar with the power-off controls, is near you. Attention: Another person must be there to switch off the power, if necessary. – Use only one hand when working with powered-on electrical equipment; keep the other hand in your pocket or behind your back.
  • Page 29: Safety Inspection Guide

    This guide addresses only those items. You should use good judgment to identify potential safety hazards due to attachment of non-IBM features or options not covered by this inspection guide. If any unsafe conditions are present, you must determine how serious the apparent hazard could be and whether you can continue without first correcting the problem.
  • Page 30: Handling Devices That Are Sensitive To Electrostatic Discharge

    Safety information 8. Check that the power-supply cover fasteners (screws or rivets) have not been removed or tampered with. Handling devices that are sensitive to electrostatic discharge 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.
  • Page 31: Grounding Requirements

    Safety information – Use the round ground prong of the ac plug on ac-operated computers. Grounding requirements Electrical grounding of the computer is required for operator safety and correct system function. Proper grounding of the electrical outlet can be verified by a certified electrician.
  • Page 32: Laser Compliance Statement

    Laser compliance statement Laser compliance statement Some IBM Personal Computer models are equipped from the factory with an optical storage device such as a CD-ROM drive or a DVD-ROM drive. Such devices are also sold separately as options. If one of these drives is installed, it is certified in the U.S.
  • Page 33 Laser compliance statement If a CD-ROM drive, a DVD-ROM drive, or another laser device is installed, note the following: CAUTION: Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein might result in hazardous radiation exposure. O uso de controles, ajustes ou desempenho de procedimentos diferentes daqueles aqui especificados pode resultar em perigosa exposição...
  • Page 34 Laser compliance statement A CD-ROM drive, a DVD-ROM drive, or any other storage device installed may contain an embedded Class 3A or Class 3B laser diode. Note the following: DANGER Emits visible and invisible laser radiation when open. Do not stare into the beam, do not view directly with optical instruments, and avoid direct exposure to the beam.
  • Page 35: General Descriptions

    What to do first When you do return a FRU, you must include the following information in the parts exchange form or parts return form that you attach to it: __ 1. Name and phone number of servicer © Copyright IBM Corp. 2005...
  • Page 36 Read this first __ 2. Date of service __ 3. Date on which the machine failed __ 4. Date of purchase __ 5. Failure symptoms, error codes appearing on the display, and beep symptoms __ 6. Procedure index and page number in which the failing FRU was detected __ 7.
  • Page 37: 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.ibm.com/pc/partner/spm Restoring the pre-installed system When the hard disk drive is replaced because of a failure, no Product Recovery program is on the new hard disk. In this case, you must use the recovery CD for the computer.
  • Page 38: Passwords

    HDP has been set. If it has, it can be used for access to the hard disk drive. If no master HDP is available, IBM does not provide any services to reset either the user or the master HDP, or to recover data from the hard disk drive.
  • Page 39 Related service information information stored in the IBM BIOS Setup Utility. The user must enter the SVP in order to get access to the IBM BIOS Setup Utility and change the system configuration. Attention: If the SVP has been forgotten and cannot be made available to the servicer, there is no service procedure to reset the password.
  • Page 40 If User only mode is selected and the user HDP has been forgotten and cannot be made available to the servicer, IBM does not provide any services to reset the user HDPs or to recover data from the hard disk drive.
  • Page 41: Power Management

    Screen blank mode has three variants, as follows: 1. If you press Fn+F3, or if the time set on the “LCD off timer” in IBM BIOS Setup Utility expires, v The LCD backlight turns off. v The hard disk drive motor stops.
  • Page 42: Hibernation Mode

    Related service information Note for the APM operating system: Even if you do not set the low-battery alarm, the charge indicator notifies you when the battery is low, and then the computer enters the power-saving mode automatically. This default low-battery behavior is independent of the operating system;...
  • Page 43 Related service information To cause the computer to enter hibernation mode, do any of the following: v Press the Fn+F12 keys. v If you are using the APM operating system and have set the mode to Power switch mode [Hibernation], turn off the power switch.
  • Page 44: Checkout Guide

    For some possible configurations of the computer, PC-Doctor might not run correctly. To avoid this problem, you need to initialize the computer setup by use of the IBM BIOS Setup Utility before you run PC-Doctor. On the IBM BIOS Setup Utility screen, press F9, Enter, F10, and then Enter.
  • Page 45 Checkout guide 4. A batch file automatically starts up to prompt you through the process of creating diskettes. You are notified of how many diskettes you will need. a. You are prompted to insert each diskette in sequence. b. Typically, all you need to do is to press the Enter key for the floppy drive;...
  • Page 46 ThinkPad computer. If you have an external monitor attached to your computer, detach it before running PC-Doctor DOS. v When Legacy Floppy Drives is enabled in the IBM BIOS Setup Utility, the Diskette Drives test is activated even if no legacy diskette drive is attached to the ThinkPad computer.
  • Page 47: Detecting System Information With Pc-Doctor

    Checkout guide Note: After running PC-Doctor, check the time and date on the system and reset them if they are incorrect. Detecting system information with PC-Doctor PC-Doctor can detect the following system information: Hardware Info v System Configuration v Memory Contents v Physical Disk Drives v Logical Disk Drives v VGA Information...
  • Page 48: Power System Checkout

    Checkout guide Power system checkout To verify a symptom, do the following: 1. Turn off the computer. 2. Remove the battery pack. 3. Connect the ac adapter. 4. Check that power is supplied when you turn on the computer. 5. Turn off the computer. 6.
  • Page 49: Checking Operational Charging

    Checkout guide Checking operational charging To check whether the battery charges properly during operation, use a discharged battery pack or a battery pack that has less than 50% of the total power remaining when installed in the computer. Perform operational charging. If the battery status indicator or icon does not turn on, remove the battery pack and let it return to room temperature.
  • Page 50: Checking The Backup Battery

    Checkout guide 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. 4. If the voltage is more than +11.0 V dc, measure the resistance between battery terminals 4 and 5.
  • Page 51: Thinkpad T43/T43P Series

    1200 LCD assembly (15.0-in. LCD models) . . 120 1210 CPU . 125 1220 Ultrabay Slim guide rail assembly (14.1-in. LCD models) . . 126 1230 Ultrabay Slim guide rail assembly (15.0-in. LCD models) . . 128 © Copyright IBM Corp. 2005...
  • Page 52 1240 VGA and Ultrabay Slim device eject button cable . . 131 1250 System board and base cover (14.1-in. LCD models) . 133 1260 System board, interposer card, and base cover (15.0-in. LCD models) . 140 2010 LCD front bezel (14.1-in. LCD models) 2020 LCD front bezel (15.0-in.
  • Page 53: Product Overview

    15.0-inch, 16M colors, UXGA (1600 × 1200 resolution) IPS TFT color LCD Standard memory v 256-MB DDR2-533 SDRAM SO-DIMM (PC2-4200) card × 1 v 512-MB DDR2-533 SDRAM SO-DIMM (PC2-4200) card × 1 v 1-GB DDR2-533 SDRAM SO-DIMM (PC2-4200) card × 1 (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 54 Product overview Feature Description Optional memory v 256-MB DDR2-533 SDRAM SO-DIMM (PC2-4200) card × 1 v 512-MB DDR2-533 SDRAM SO-DIMM (PC2-4200) card × 1 v 1-GB DDR2-533 SDRAM SO-DIMM (PC2-4200) card × 1 (maximum of 2048 MB) CMOS RAM v 242 bytes Hard disk drive v 30.0 GB, 4200 rpm, 9.5 mm high, IDE interface...
  • Page 55 PRO Wireless 2200BG Mini-PCI Adapter ® v Intel PRO Wireless 2915ABG Mini-PCI Adapter v IBM 11b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Adapter v IBM 11a/b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Adapter II PC Card v ExpressCard (34 module, 54 module) for /ExpressCard slots...
  • Page 56: Status Indicators

    Product overview Status indicators The system status indicators show the status of the computer, as follows: MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 57 Power on Green: The computer is on and ready to use. This indicator stays lit whenever the computer is on and is not in standby mode. (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 58 Product overview Indicator Meaning Drive in Green: Data is being read from or written to the hard disk drive, the diskette drive, or the drive in the Ultrabay Slim device. When this indicator is on, do not put the computer into standby mode or turn off the computer.
  • Page 59: Fru Tests

    Protection Test. Note: Do not apply any physical shock to the computer while the test is running. Power Diagnostics --> Other Devices --> IBM AC Adapter, IBM Battery 1 (IBM Battery 2) LCD unit 1. Diagnostics --> Video Adapter 2. Interactive Tests --> Video Modem 1.
  • Page 60 1. Turn on the computer and check the air turbulence at the louver near the PC Card slot. 2. Run Diagnostics --> Other Devices --> IBM Fan. TrackPoint or If the TrackPoint does not work, check the pointing device configuration as specified in the ThinkPad Configuration program.
  • Page 61: Fn Key Combinations

    (the IEEE 802.11 standard) and the Bluetooth wireless features. To use this function, the following drivers must be installed. v IBM ThinkPad Power Management driver v OnScreen Display utility v Wireless device drivers Fn+F6 Reserved.
  • Page 62 Product overview Description combination Fn+F7 Switch a display output location v External monitor (CRT display) v Computer display and external monitor (LCD + CRT display) v Computer display (LCD) Note: For any operating system other than Windows 2000 or Windows XP, no additional procedure is needed;...
  • Page 63 Note: To use Fn+F12 for hibernation in Windows 2000 or Windows XP, you must have the IBM PM device driver installed on the computer. Fn+PgUp Turn the ThinkLight on or off.
  • Page 64: Symptom-To-Fru Index

    If the symptom is not described there, go to “Intermittent problems” on page 66. Note For an IBM device not supported by diagnostic codes in the ThinkPad notebook computers, see the manual for that device. Numeric error codes...
  • Page 65 Symptom-to-FRU index Symptom or error FRU or action, in sequence 0182 1. Run IBM BIOS Setup Bad CRC2. Enter BIOS Setup Utility. Press F9, and and load Setup defaults.—The Enter to load the default checksum of the CRS2 setting setting. Then save the in the EEPROM is not correct.
  • Page 66 FRU or action, in sequence 0200 1. Reseat the hard disk Hard disk error—The hard disk drive. is not working. 2. Load Setup Defaults in IBM BIOS Setup Utility. 3. Hard disk drive. 4. System board. 021x Run interactive tests of the Keyboard error.
  • Page 67 Symptom-to-FRU index Symptom or error FRU or action, in sequence 02F4 1. Load Setup Defaults in EISA CMOS not writable. IBM BIOS Setup Utility. 2. Replace the backup battery. 3. System board. 02F5 1. DIMM. DMA test failed. 2. System board.
  • Page 68 1. If the Access IBM Hard disk partition layout error. Predesktop Area has been previously disabled, then go to the IBM BIOS Setup Utility by pressing F1 to open the IBM BIOS Setup Utility. Select Security --> IBM Predesktop Area -->...
  • Page 69: Error Messages

    3. System board. Operating system not found. 1. Check that the operating system has no failure and is installed correctly. 2. Enter IBM BIOS Setup Utility and see whether the hard disk drive and the diskette drive are properly identified.
  • Page 70: Beep Symptoms

    Only the cursor appears. Reinstall the operating system. Four cycles of four short beeps System board (IBM security and a blank screen. chip) Five short beeps and a blank System board screen. No-beep symptoms...
  • Page 71: Lcd-Related Symptoms

    1. See important note for v Characters missing pixels. “LCD-related symptoms.” v Screen abnormal. 2. Reseat all LCD connectors. v Wrong color displayed. 3. LCD assembly. 4. System board. Horizontal or vertical lines LCD assembly. displayed on LCD. ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 72: Intermittent Problems

    2. Visually check each FRU for damage. Replace any damaged FRU. 3. Remove or disconnect all of the following devices: a. Non-IBM devices b. Devices attached to the port replicator c. Printer, mouse, and other external devices d. Battery pack e.
  • Page 73: Fru Replacement Notices

    Read this section carefully before replacing any FRU. Screw notices Loose screws can cause a reliability problem. In the IBM ThinkPad computer, this problem is addressed with special nylon-coated screws that have the following characteristics: v They maintain tight connections.
  • Page 74: Retaining Serial Numbers

    FRU replacement notices v Make sure that you use the correct screw. If you have a torque screwdriver, tighten all screws firmly to the torque shown in the table. Never use a screw that you removed. Use a new one. Make sure that all of the screws are tightened firmly.
  • Page 75: Retaining The Uuid

    ECA applied to it. 1. Insert the ThinkPad Hardware Maintenance Diskette Version 1.71 or later, and restart the computer. 2. From the main menu, select 6. Set ECA Information. ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 76 FRU replacement notices 3. To write ECA information, select 1. Write ECA/rework number from EEPROM, and follow the instruction. 4. To write box build date, select 4. Write box build date from EEPROM, and follow the instruction on the screen. If the system board is being replaced, try to read the ECA information from the old system board and transfer the information to the new system.
  • Page 77: Removing And Replacing A Fru

    The system board is sensitive to, and can be damaged by, electrostatic discharge. Before touching it, establish personal grounding by touching a ground point with one hand or by using an electrostatic discharge (ESD) strap (P/N 6405959). ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 78: 1010 Battery Pack (14.1-In. Lcd Models)

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1010 Battery pack (14.1-in. LCD models) DANGER Use only the battery specified in the parts list for your computer. Any other battery could ignite or explode. (continued) MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 79 When installing: Install the battery pack along the slide rails on the left and right sides of the battery-pack slot. Then make sure that both battery latches, a and b , are locked, as in the following figure. ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 80: 1020 Battery Pack (15.0-In. Lcd Models)

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1020 Battery pack (15.0-in. LCD models) DANGER Use only the battery specified in the parts list for your computer. Any other battery could ignite or explode. Holding the battery release lever in the unlocked position 1 , remove the battery pack 2 .
  • Page 81: 1030 Ultrabay Slim Device

    For devices compatible with the Ultrabay Slim bay, see “Optional FRUs” on page 220. Note: When you release the switch in step 1 , the lever pops out. In step 2 , pull the lever a little to release the device from the bay. ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 82: 1040 Hard Disk Drive

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1040 Hard disk drive Attention v Do not drop the hard disk drive or apply any physical shock to it. The hard disk drive is sensitive to physical shock. Improper handling can cause damage and permanent loss of data. v Before removing the drive, have the user make a backup copy of all the information on it if possible.
  • Page 83 Removing and replacing a FRU When installing: Make sure that the hard-disk connector is attached firmly. ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 84: 1050 Dimm (Optional)

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1050 DIMM (optional) For access, remove this FRU: v “1010 Battery pack (14.1-in. LCD models)” on page 72 v “1020 Battery pack (15.0-in. LCD models)” on page 74 Note: Loosen the screw 1 , but do not remove it. (continued) MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 85 When installing: Insert the notched end of the DIMM into the socket. Press the DIMM firmly, and pivot it until it snaps into the place. Make sure that it is firmly fixed in the slot and does not move easily. ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 86: 1060 Keyboard

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1060 Keyboard For access, remove this FRU: v “1010 Battery pack (14.1-in. LCD models)” on page 72 v “1020 Battery pack (15.0-in. LCD models)” on page 74 Note: Screw 1a is only for the models with 14.1-in. LCD. Other models do not have this screw.
  • Page 87 Removing and replacing a FRU Press the part indicated by the arrow 2 in the direction of the arrow. This releases the latches of the keyboard from the frame, so that the front side of the keyboard pops out. (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 88 Removing and replacing a FRU Pull the keyboard a little in the direction of the arrow 3 , and then detach the connector 4 . MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 89 Removing and replacing a FRU When installing: 1. Attach the connector 1 . 2. Make sure that the keyboard edges, marked a in the figure, are under the frame. (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 90 Removing and replacing a FRU 3. To make sure that the front side of the keyboard is housed firmly, gently press the keys with your fingers and try to slide the keyboard towards you. 4. Make sure that all the projections on the front side of the keyboard b are firmly attached under the frame.
  • Page 91: 1070 Dimm (Standard)

    When installing: Insert the notched end of the DIMM into the socket. Press the DIMM firmly, and pivot it until it snaps into the place. Make sure that it is firmly fixed in the slot and does not move easily. ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 92: 1080 Modem Daughter Card (Mdc-2)

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1080 Modem daughter card (MDC-2) For access, remove these FRUs in order: v “1010 Battery pack (14.1-in. LCD models)” on page 72 v “1020 Battery pack (15.0-in. LCD models)” on page 74 v “1060 Keyboard” on page 80 Step Screw (quantity) Color...
  • Page 93 Removing and replacing a FRU Turn the card over 3 , and detach the modem connector When installing: Make sure that connector 4 and the connector on the underside of the card are firmly attached. ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 94: 1090 Bluetooth/Modem Daughter Card (Bmdc-3)

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1090 Bluetooth/Modem daughter card (BMDC-3) For access, remove these FRUs in order: v “1010 Battery pack (14.1-in. LCD models)” on page 72 v “1020 Battery pack (15.0-in. LCD models)” on page 74 v “1060 Keyboard” on page 80 Step Screw (quantity) Color...
  • Page 95 5 . When installing: Make sure that connector 4 , the jack 5 , and the connector on the underside of the card are firmly attached. ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 96: 1100 Palm Rest Or Palm Rest With Fingerprint Reader (14.1-In. Lcd Models)

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1100 Palm rest or Palm rest with fingerprint reader (14.1-in. LCD models) For access, remove these FRUs in order: v “1010 Battery pack (14.1-in. LCD models)” on page 72 v “1040 Hard disk drive” on page 76 v “1060 Keyboard”...
  • Page 97 (4) M2 × 5 mm, Silver 0.245 Nm bind-head, (2.5 kgfcm) nylon-coated (1) — M2 × 14 mm, Black 0.204 Nm bind-head, (2.0 kgfcm) nylon-coated (2) — Special screw (1) Black 0.204 Nm (2.0 kgfcm) (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 98 Removing and replacing a FRU For a model with a touch pad, detach the touch pad connector by pulling the tab with your fingers in the direction of arrow 4 . Then remove the palm rest in the direction of arrow 5 . For other models, skip step 4 . When installing: On a model with a touch pad, make sure that connector 4 is firmly attached.
  • Page 99: 1110 Keyboard Bezel Or Keyboard Bezel With Fingerprint Reader (15.0-In. Lcd Models)

    Step Icon Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 5 mm, flat-head, Black 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (6) (2.5 kgfcm) (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 100 Removing and replacing a FRU Step Icon Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 14 mm, bind-head, Black 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (6) (2.5 kgfcm) MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 101 When installing: 1. Place the keyboard bezel so that the three latches are fixed in place 1 . While inserting the three latches, align the top-left corner of the keyboard bezel as in figure a . (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 102 Removing and replacing a FRU 2. Press the left edges 2 and the front edges 3 of the keyboard bezel until the latches are snapped. 3. Attach the touch pad connector 4 . (continued) MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 103 Removing and replacing a FRU 4. Secure the keyboard bezel from the underside of the computer with the screws b and c . 5. Attach the keyboard. (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 104 Removing and replacing a FRU 6. Secure the keyboard bezel from the underside of the computer with the screw d . This screw cannot be fastened properly without attaching keyboard. MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 105: 1120 Mini Pci Adapter

    (15.0-in. LCD models)” on page 93 Unplug the jacks by using the removal tool antenna RF connector (P/N: 08K7159) or pick the connectors with your fingers and gently unplug it in direction of the arrow 1 and 2 . (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 106 Removing and replacing a FRU When installing: 1. Plug the gray cable to jack M, and the black cable to jack A. 2. Insert the notched end of the card into the socket, and then press the card firmly. Pivot the card until it snaps into place.
  • Page 107: 1130 Fan Assembly

    (14.1-in. LCD models)” on page 90 v “1110 Keyboard bezel or Keyboard bezel with fingerprint reader (15.0-in. LCD models)” on page 93 Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 10 mm, flat-head, Black 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (3) (2.5 kgfcm) (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 108 Removing and replacing a FRU Important In step 2 , insert the tip of the tool horizontally between the fan assembly and the CPU, as indicated by arrow a . Then slightly push the tool into the gap until the fan assembly comes off. Do not move the tool upward or downward to remove the fan assembly between the gap.
  • Page 109 Step 2a is for the fan assembly, long and for the fan assembly, long M10. Step 2b is for the fan assembly, short. Distortion of the fan assembly may cause a thermal problem. (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 110 Removing and replacing a FRU When installing: v Before you attach the fan assembly to the computer, apply thermal grease on the part marked a as in the following figures. v Make sure that the connector 4 is firmly attached. MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 111: 1140 Backup Battery

    “1060 Keyboard” on page 80 v “1100 Palm rest or Palm rest with fingerprint reader (14.1-in. LCD models)” on page 90 v “1110 Keyboard bezel or Keyboard bezel with fingerprint reader (15.0-in. LCD models)” on page 93 (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 112 Removing and replacing a FRU When installing: Make sure that the battery connector 2 is firmly attached. MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 113: 1150 Speaker Assembly

    (2) (2.5 kgfcm) For 15.0-in. LCD models: Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 10 mm, bind-head, Black 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (1) (2.5 kgfcm) M2 × 14 mm, flat-head, Black 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (1) (2.5 kgfcm) (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 114 Removing and replacing a FRU In step 3 , release the speaker cables from the cable guide. When installing: Make sure that the connector 4 is firmly attached. Then route the cable as in 3 . MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 115: 1160 Keyboard Bezel (14.1-In. Lcd Models)

    “1060 Keyboard” on page 80 v “1100 Palm rest or Palm rest with fingerprint reader (14.1-in. LCD models)” on page 90 Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 19 mm, bind-head, Black 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (2) (2.5 kgfcm) (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 116 Removing and replacing a FRU Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 4 mm, bind-head, Black 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (1) (2.5 kgfcm) In step 3 , make sure that all the latches marked a are detached, and then remove the bezel. When installing: Make sure that all the latches marked a are firmly attached.
  • Page 117: 1170 Pc Card/Expresscard Slots (14.1-In. Lcd Models)

    (14.1-in. LCD models)” on page 90 v “1150 Speaker assembly” on page 107 v “1160 Keyboard bezel (14.1-in. LCD models)” on page Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 4 mm, bind-head, Black 0.204 Nm nylon-coated (2) (2.0 kgfcm) (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 118 Removing and replacing a FRU When installing: Make sure that the connector on the underside of the PC Card/ExpressCard slots 2 is firmly attached, and then secure the slots with the screws. MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 119: 1180 Pc Card/Expresscard Slots (15.0-In. Lcd Models)

    “1110 Keyboard bezel or Keyboard bezel with fingerprint reader (15.0-in. LCD models)” on page 93 v “1150 Speaker assembly” on page 107 Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 5 mm, flat-head, Black 0.204 Nm nylon-coated (2) (2.0 kgfcm) (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 120 Removing and replacing a FRU Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 4 mm, bind-head, Black 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (1) (2.5 kgfcm) When installing: Make sure that the connector on the underside of the PC Card/ExpressCard slots 2 is firmly attached, and then secure the slots with the screws.
  • Page 121: 1190 Lcd Assembly (14.1-In. Lcd Models)

    (14.1-in. LCD models)” on page 90 v “1120 Mini PCI adapter” on page 99 v “1160 Keyboard bezel (14.1-in. LCD models)” on page Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2.5 × 4.8 mm, bind-head, Black 0.392 Nm nylon-coated (4) (4 kgfcm) (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 122 Removing and replacing a FRU Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 14 mm, bind-head, Black 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (1) (2.5 kgfcm) After removing the screw, remove bracket 3 . Then detach the LCD connector 4 . When installing: Make sure that the bracket 3 and the connector 4 are firmly attached, and then secure them with the screw.
  • Page 123 Removing and replacing a FRU Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 10 mm, flat-head, Black 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (1) (2.5 kgfcm) (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 124 Removing and replacing a FRU Release the antenna cables from the cable guide 6 . When installing: Make sure that the antenna cables are correctly routed and securely in place. (continued) MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 125 Removing and replacing a FRU When installing: Make sure that the security keyhole which is on the left-rear corner of the base cover and the keyhole of the bracket inside are aligning firmly. ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 126: 1200 Lcd Assembly (15.0-In. Lcd Models)

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1200 LCD assembly (15.0-in. LCD models) For access, remove these FRUs in order: v “1020 Battery pack (15.0-in. LCD models)” on page 74 v “1040 Hard disk drive” on page 76 v “1060 Keyboard” on page 80 v “1090 Bluetooth/Modem daughter card (BMDC-3)”...
  • Page 127 Removing and replacing a FRU Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 12 mm, flat-head, Black 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (1) (2.5 kgfcm) When installing: Make sure that the connector 3 is firmly attached, and then secure it with the screw. (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 128 Removing and replacing a FRU Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 10 mm, flat-head, Black 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (3) (2.5 kgfcm) (continued) MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 129 Removing and replacing a FRU Release the antenna cables from the cable guide 5 . When installing: Make sure that the antenna cables are correctly routed and securely in place. (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 130 Removing and replacing a FRU When installing: Make sure that the security keyhole which is on the left-rear corner of the base cover and the keyhole of the bracket inside are aligning firmly. MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 131: 1210 Cpu

    1 to release the lock; then remove the CPU 2 . When installing: Place the CPU on the CPU socket a , and then rotate the head of the screw in the direction shown by arrow b to secure the CPU. ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 132: 1220 Ultrabay Slim Guide Rail Assembly (14.1-In. Lcd Models)

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1220 Ultrabay Slim guide rail assembly (14.1-in. LCD models) For access, remove these FRUs in order: v “1010 Battery pack (14.1-in. LCD models)” on page 72 v “1040 Hard disk drive” on page 76 v “1060 Keyboard” on page 80 v “1100 Palm rest or Palm rest with fingerprint reader (14.1-in.
  • Page 133 (2.5 kgfcm) In step 5 , remove the Ultrabay Slim guide rail assembly and the hard disk drive guide rail together. Separate the Ultrabay Slim guide rail assembly a and the hard disk drive guide rail b . ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 134: 1230 Ultrabay Slim Guide Rail Assembly (15.0-In. Lcd Models)

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1230 Ultrabay Slim guide rail assembly (15.0-in. LCD models) For access, remove these FRUs in order: v “1020 Battery pack (15.0-in. LCD models)” on page 74 v “1040 Hard disk drive” on page 76 v “1060 Keyboard” on page 80 v “1110 Keyboard bezel or Keyboard bezel with fingerprint reader (15.0-in.
  • Page 135 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (5) (2.5 kgfcm) M2 × 3 mm, small-head, Black 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (2) (2.5 kgfcm) In step 5 , remove the Ultrabay Slim guide rail assembly and the hard disk drive guide rail together. (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 136 Removing and replacing a FRU Separate the Ultrabay Slim guide rail assembly a and the hard disk drive guide rail b . MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 137: 1240 Vga And Ultrabay Slim Device Eject Button Cable

    “1220 Ultrabay Slim guide rail assembly (14.1-in. LCD models)” on page 126 v “1230 Ultrabay Slim guide rail assembly (15.0-in. LCD models)” on page 128 Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque Hex stud (2) Silver 0.392 Nm (4 kgfcm) (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 138 Removing and replacing a FRU Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 4 mm, bind-head, Black 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (1) (2.5 kgfcm) When installing: Make sure that the connector 1 is firmly attached. MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 139: 1250 System Board And Base Cover (14.1-In. Lcd Models)

    “1190 LCD assembly (14.1-in. LCD models)” on page v “1210 CPU” on page 125 v “1220 Ultrabay Slim guide rail assembly (14.1-in. LCD models)” on page 126 v “1240 VGA and Ultrabay Slim device eject button cable” on page 131 ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 140 Important notice for handling the system board: The security chip a is soldered on the underside of the system board as in this figure. The accelerometer chip for the IBM HDD Active Protection System b is also soldered on the topside of the system board.
  • Page 141 If a system board is dropped, you must test it, using PC-Doctor DOS, to make sure that the IBM HDD Active Protection still functions (see below). Note: If the test shows that IBM HDD Active...
  • Page 142 Removing and replacing a FRU Before removing the system board, remove the support structure ( a ) and the cable guide ( b ). When installing: Make sure that the connectors 2 are firmly attached to the system board. Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque...
  • Page 143 (1) (2.5 kgfcm) M2 × 10 mm, flat-head, Black 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (1) (2.5 kgfcm) In step 8 , remove the I/O plate bracket ( c ) and the system board ( d ) together. (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 144 Removing and replacing a FRU Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque Hex stud (2) Silver 0.392 Nm (4 kgfcm) M2.5 × 3 mm, bind-head, Gold 0.392 Nm nylon-coated (1) (4 kgfcm) When installing: Attach the system board so that the two small projections on the base cover fit into the holes provided, and then secure the system board with the screw.
  • Page 145 FCC labels on it, find the same one from the label kit and stick it on the new base cover. Stick the labels on the new base cover as shown in this figure. ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 146: Cover (15.0-In. Lcd Models)

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1260 System board, interposer card, and base cover (15.0-in. LCD models) For access, remove these FRUs, in order: v “1020 Battery pack (15.0-in. LCD models)” on page 74 v “1030 Ultrabay Slim device” on page 75 v “1040 Hard disk drive”...
  • Page 147 Important notice for handling the system board: The security chip a is soldered on the underside of the system board as in this figure. The accelerometer chip for the IBM HDD Active Protection System b is also soldered on the topside of the system board.
  • Page 148 If a system board is dropped, you must test it, using PC-Doctor DOS, to make sure that the IBM HDD Active Protection still functions (see below). Note: If the test shows that IBM HDD Active...
  • Page 149 Removing and replacing a FRU Remove the support structure a and the EMI bracket Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 10 mm, flat-head, Black 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (1) (2.5 kgfcm) (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 150 Removing and replacing a FRU Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 10 mm, flat-head, Black 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (1) (2.5 kgfcm) M2.5 × 4.8 mm, bind-head, Black 0.392 Nm nylon-coated (1) (4 kgfcm) Remove two connectors 6 and then remove the cable guide c in the direction of arrow 7 .
  • Page 151 ( e ) together. When installing: Attach the system board so that the two small projections on the base cover fit into the holes provided, and then secure the system board with the screw. (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 152 Removing and replacing a FRU Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque Hex stud (2) Silver 0.392 Nm (4 kgfcm) M2.5 × 3 mm, flat-head, Gold 0.392 Nm nylon-coated (1) (4 kgfcm) Remove the system board g from the I/O plate bracket f in the direction of arrow 12 .
  • Page 153 FCC labels on it, find the same one from the label kit and stick it on the new base cover. Stick the labels on the new base cover as shown in this figure. ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 154: 2010 Lcd Front Bezel (14.1-In. Lcd Models)

    Removing and replacing a FRU 2010 LCD front bezel (14.1-in. LCD models) For access, remove these FRUs in order: v “1010 Battery pack (14.1-in. LCD models)” on page 72 v “1040 Hard disk drive” on page 76 v “1060 Keyboard” on page 80 v “1090 Bluetooth/Modem daughter card (BMDC-3)”...
  • Page 155 Removing and replacing a FRU ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 156: 2020 Lcd Front Bezel (15.0-In. Lcd Models)

    Removing and replacing a FRU 2020 LCD front bezel (15.0-in. LCD models) For access, remove these FRUs in order: v “1020 Battery pack (15.0-in. LCD models)” on page 74 v “1040 Hard disk drive” on page 76 v “1060 Keyboard” on page 80 v “1090 Bluetooth/Modem daughter card (BMDC-3)”...
  • Page 157 Removing and replacing a FRU ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 158: 2030 Inverter Card (14.1-In. Lcd Models)

    Removing and replacing a FRU 2030 Inverter card (14.1-in. LCD models) For access, remove these FRUs in order: v “1010 Battery pack (14.1-in. LCD models)” on page 72 v “1040 Hard disk drive” on page 76 v “1060 Keyboard” on page 80 v “1090 Bluetooth/Modem daughter card (BMDC-3)”...
  • Page 159 Removing and replacing a FRU Cable routing: When replacing the inverter card, route the connector cable as in this figure: ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 160: 2040 Inverter Card (15.0-In. Lcd Models)

    Removing and replacing a FRU 2040 Inverter card (15.0-in. LCD models) For access, remove these FRUs in order: v “1020 Battery pack (15.0-in. LCD models)” on page 74 v “1040 Hard disk drive” on page 76 v “1060 Keyboard” on page 80 v “1090 Bluetooth/Modem daughter card (BMDC-3)”...
  • Page 161: 2050 Wireless Antenna Assemblies, Lcd Panel, Lcd Cable Assembly, Hinges, And Lcd Cover (14.1-In. Lcd Models)

    “2010 LCD front bezel (14.1-in. LCD models)” on page v “2030 Inverter card (14.1-in. LCD models)” on page 152 Note: Step 1 to 5 are only for the models with the Bluetooth wireless features. For the other models, skip step 1 to 5 . (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 162 Removing and replacing a FRU Peel the tape securing the Bluetooth wireless antenna assembly 3 . Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 2.7 mm, small-head, Yellow 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (2) (2.5 kgfcm) (continued) MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 163 In step 6 , remove the latch bar as in this figure. Lift the latch bar in the direction of the arrow 7 , and then remove the left latch in the direction of the arrow 8 . (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 164 Removing and replacing a FRU Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 3 mm, small-head, Silver 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (1) (2.5 kgfcm) (continued) MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 165 ( 10b ). Lift the LCD panel in the direction of arrow 11 , and detach the wireless LAN antenna 12 and the ThinkLight 13 . Then remove the LCD panel in the direction of arrow 14 . (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 166 Removing and replacing a FRU Remove the antenna assembly a and hinges b from the LCD assembly. Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 3 mm, small-head, Silver 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (4) (2.5 kgfcm) Remove two screws c , and detach the wireless AUX antenna cable ( c ) from the right hinge.
  • Page 167 Removing and replacing a FRU Turn over the LCD panel and strip off the tape 15 securing the FPC ( c ). Then detach the connector 16 in the direction of the arrow. (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 168 Removing and replacing a FRU Remove the right latch from the LCD cover. MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 169 Removing and replacing a FRU When installing: Follow these steps when you reassemble the LCD unit. 1. Attach the left latch to the LCD cover. (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 170 Removing and replacing a FRU 2. Paste three gaskets only for the models with Bluetooth wireless features. For the other models, skip this step. 95.5 mm 68.5 mm 41.5 mm 3. Connect the LCD cable assembly to the LCD panel and secure it with the tape.
  • Page 171 Removing and replacing a FRU 6. Route the wireless LAN antenna cables as in the following drawings: (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 172 Removing and replacing a FRU (continued) MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 173 Removing and replacing a FRU d. Coil the spiral tube round the antenna cables 6 . e. Slide the spiral tube in the direction shown by arrow 7 . (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 174 Removing and replacing a FRU Move the spiral tube until it reaches at the cable guide of the LCD cover as in this figure. Make sure that the antenna cable is not pinched by cable clip ( a ). 7. Secure the LCD panel with the screws. 8.
  • Page 175: 2060 Wireless Antenna Assemblies, Lcd Panel, Lcd Cable Assembly, Hinges, And Lcd Cover (15.0-In. Lcd Models)

    “2020 LCD front bezel (15.0-in. LCD models)” on page v “2040 Inverter card (15.0-in. LCD models)” on page 154 Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 4 mm, bind-head, Black 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (7) (2.5 kgfcm) (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 176 Removing and replacing a FRU Release the antenna cables 2 . At the parts indicated by arrows a , the antenna cables go through the hinges. When you route the antenna cables, attach the cables firmly. (continued) MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 177 Removing and replacing a FRU Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 3 mm, bind-head, Silver 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (4) (2.5 kgfcm) (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 178 Removing and replacing a FRU Turn over the LCD panel, and detach the connector 8 in the direction of the arrow. When installing: Make sure that the FPC connector is firmly attached to the LCD panel. (continued) MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 179 For the other models, skip this step. Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 4 mm, bind-head, Black 0.245 Nm nylon-coated (2) (2.5 kgfcm) Remove the hinges 10a , 10b and the wireless LAN antenna cables 11 , 12 (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 180 Removing and replacing a FRU Cable routing: When you reassemble the LCD unit, do as follows: At the left-top corner of the LCD unit, route the antenna cable as in a . Do not route the cable over the bracket. To do so, the cable might be pinched between the LCD front bezel and the LCD cover, and the cable or the other parts might be damaged or might not be installed properly.
  • Page 181 Removing and replacing a FRU Then route the cables to along the cable guides of the LCD cover. When you route the cables around the LCD hinges, do as shown in c . ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 182: 3010 Thinkpad Dock Ii Pci Cover

    Removing and replacing a FRU 3010 ThinkPad Dock II PCI cover (Bottom view) MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 183: 3020 Thinkpad Dock Ii Top Cover

    Removing and replacing a FRU 3020 ThinkPad Dock II top cover (Rear view) Step Screw (quantity) Torque M2.5 × 4.8 mm (3) 0.392 Nm (4 kgfcm) Step Screw (quantity) Torque M2.5 × 4.8 mm (4) 0.392 Nm (4 kgfcm) (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 184 Removing and replacing a FRU (Bottom view) Step Screw (quantity) Torque M2.5 × 4.8 mm (6) 0.392 Nm (4 kgfcm) (continued) MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 185 Make sure that the system lock key A is set to the Unlock position. Release the front latches in step 4 , and then remove the top cover 5 . Then detach the connector cable 6 as in the figure. ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 186: Locations

    Ultrabay Slim status indicator Ultrabay Slim latch Ultrabay Slim device eject lever Ultrabay Slim TrackPoint pointing stick Fingerprint reader (for some models) TrackPoint buttons Touch pad buttons Touch pad UltraNav Access IBM button Volume control buttons Power switch ThinkLight MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 187 Locations ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 188: Rear View

    Locations Rear view Power status indicators Bluetooth wireless status indicator (for some models) PC Card/ExpressCard eject buttons PC Card/ExpressCard slots Microphone jack Stereo headphone jack RJ-45 (Ethernet) connector RJ-11 (modem) connector TV-out connector Universal serial bus (USB) connectors Security keyhole Parallel connector AC power connector MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 189: Bottom View

    Locations Bottom view Hard disk drive Optional DIMM slot Battery pack Battery pack lock (only for 14.1-in LCD models) Docking connector Battery pack latch Infrared port Built-in stereo speakers LCD latch ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 190: Parts List

    Parts list Parts list v Each FRU is available for all types or models, unless specific types or models are specified. v A CRU (customer replaceable unit) is identified by a single asterisk (*) or two asterisks (**) in the CRU ID column.
  • Page 191: Overall

    Parts list Overall ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 192 Parts list No. FRU See “Miscellaneous parts” on page 216. LCD unit (see “14.1-in. LCD FRUs” on page 200 and “15.0-in. LCD FRUs” on page 205.) Keyboard bezel assembly (14.1-in.) 91P9540 v 2668-CTO, 1Ax, 1Bx, 1Cx, 1Dx, 1Ex, 1Fx, 41x, 42x, 43x, 44x, 45x, 46x, 47x, 49x, 4Dx, 4Ex, 4Fx, 4Gx, 4Hx, 4Jx, 4Kx, 4Lx, 4Mx, 4Nx, 71x, 72x, 73x, 74x, 75x, 76x, 77x, 78x, A1x,...
  • Page 193 2669-CTO, C4x, C5x, C6x, C9x, CAx, v 2686-DGx, DJx, F3x, F6x, F7x, F8x v 2687-D5x, D8x, DDx Travel cover 13N5108 v 2668-CTO, xxE, xxJ, xxU v 2669-CTO, xxE, xxJ, xxU For optional Ultrabay devices, see “Optional FRUs” on page 220. (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 194 Parts list No. FRU Hard disk drive, 30 GB, 9.5 mm, 4,200 rpm v 2668-CTO v 2669-CTO Fujitsu 13N6903 HGST 13N6883 Hard disk drive, 40 GB, 9.5 mm, 4,200 rpm v 2668-CTO v 2669-CTO Fujitsu 13N6885 HGST 13N6905 Hard disk drive, 40 GB, 9.5 mm, 5,400 rpm v 2668-CTO, 1Bx, 1Cx, 1Dx, 1Fx, 21x, 28x, 29x, 41x, 42x, 43x, 44x, 45x, 46x, 47x, 49x, 4Dx, 4Ex, 4Jx, 81x, 82x, 83x, 84x, 85x, 87x, 88x, 8Dx...
  • Page 195 A2x, C2x, C5x, C6x, F2x, F3x, G1x, G2x, G3x, G4x, G5x, G6x, G7x, G8x, G9x, GAx, GBx v 2669-CTO, 42x, 43x, 44x, 46x, 4Dx, C2x, C5x, C6x, C7x, C8x v 2686-DFx, DGx, E6x, E7x, F2x, F3x v 2687-D7x, D8x, DEx, E8x, E9x (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 196 2686-DFx, DGx, DHx, DJx, E2x, E6x, E7x, EGx v 2687-D4x, D7x, D8x, DDx, DEx, E3x, E8x, E9x, EHx IBM Integrated Bluetooth IV with 56K 39T0022 Modem (BMDC-3) v 2668-CTO, 1Ax, 45x, 4Ex, 4Gx, 4Mx, 4Nx, 84x, 8Ax, 8Dx, 71x, 72x, 73x,...
  • Page 197 2669-CTO, 42x, 43x, 44x, 46x, 4Dx, 83x, 84x, C2x, C3x, C4x, C5x, C6x, C7x, C8x, C9x, CAx v 2686-DFx, DGx, DHx, DJx, F2x, F3x, F5x, F6x, F7x, F8x v 2687-D4x, D7x, D8x, DDx, DEx Sanyo 92P1087 Sony 92P1089 Panasonic 92P1091 (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 198 Parts list No. FRU Battery pack, Li-ion (9 cell) 7.2 Ah OP v 2668-CTO, G1x, G2x, G3x, G4x, G5x, G6x, G7x, G8x, G9x, GAx, GBx, H1x, H2x, H3x, H4x, H5x, H6x, H7x, H8x, H9x, HAx, HBx v 2669-CTO, H2x v 2687-D5x Sanyo 92P1077 Sony...
  • Page 199 F7x, F8x, H1x, H2x, H3x, H4x, H5x, H6x, H7x, H8x, H9x, HAx, HBx v 2669-CTO, 83x, 84x, C3x, C4x, C9x, CAx, H2x v 2686-DHx, DJx, E2x, EGx, F5x, F6x, F7x, F8x v 2687-D4x, D5x, DDx, E3x, E4x, EHx, (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 200 Parts list No. FRU ® Intel PRO Wireless 2200BG Mini-PCI Adapter 39T0077 v 2668-CTO, 1Bx, 1Cx, 1Dx, 1Ex, 1Fx, (*1) 21x, 28x, 29x, 2Ax, 43x, 44x, 46x, 47x, 4Dx, 4Fx, 4Hx, 4Jx, 4Lx, 4Mx, 82x, 83x, 84x, 8Bx, 8Cx, 8Dx, 77x, 78x, 99x, 9Ax, H2x for xxU, xxF, xxV v 2669-CTO, 43x, 44x, 46x, 4Dx, 83x, 84x, H2x, C7x, C8x, C9x, CAx for...
  • Page 201 2686-F2x, F3x, F5x, F6x, F7x, F8x for xxE, xxJ v 2687-D4x, D5x D7x, D8x, DDx, DEx for xxE, xxJ *1: These Mini PCI Adapters are only CRUs in the 14.1-in. LCD models. They are not CRUs in the 15.0-in. LCD models. (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 202 Parts list No. FRU IBM 11a/b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Adapter II 27K9944 v 2668-CTO, 74x, 75x, 76x, 95x, 96x, (*1) 97x, 98x, G5x, G6x, G7x, G8x, G9x, GAx, GBx, H3x, HBx, H7x, H8x, H9x for xxU, xxF, xxL, xxS, xxM, xxB, xxH...
  • Page 203 2668-CTO, C4x, F8x, G1x, G2x, G3x, G4x, G5x, G6x, G7x, G8x, G9x, GAx, GBx, H1x, H2x, H3x, H4x, H5x, H6x, H7x, H8x, H9x, HAx, HBx v 2669-CTO, H2x, C4x, CAx v 2686-F8x v 2687-D5x, E4x, EJx PC Card/ExpressCard slots 91P8833 (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 204 Parts list No. FRU ® ® CPU assembly, Intel Pentium 39T0045 processor 730 (1.6 GHz) v 2668-CTO, 1Ax, 1Bx, 1Cx, 1Dx, 1Ex, 1Fx, 21x, 28x, 29x, 2Ax v 2669-CTO ® ® CPU assembly, Intel Pentium 39T0046 processor 740 (1.73 GHz) v 2668-CTO v 2669-CTO v 2686-DFx, DHx...
  • Page 205 H6x, H7x, H8x, H9x, HAx, HBx v 2669-CTO, 83x, 84x, C3x, C4x, C9x, CAx, H2x v 2686-DHx, DJx, E2x, EGx, F5x, F6x, F7x, F8x v 2687-D4x, D5x, DDx, E3x, E4x, EHx, — Telephone cable (SAN TAI) 91P6839 — Thermal grease 46L4855 ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 206: 14.1-In. Lcd Frus

    Parts list 14.1-in. LCD FRUs MT 2668/2669/2686/2687...
  • Page 207: 14.1-In. Xga Tft

    Inverter card, 14.1-in. 27K9972 v 2668-CTO, 1Ax, 1Bx, 1Cx, 1Dx, 1Fx, 41x, 42x, 43x, 44x, 45x, 47x, 49x, 4Gx, 4Jx, 4Kx, C5x, F2x, F3x v 2669-CTO, 42x, 43x, 44x, C5x, C7x v 2686-DFx, F2x, F3x v 2687-DEx (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 208 Parts list No. FRU LCD panel, 14.1-in. XGA v 2668-CTO, 1Ax, 1Bx, 1Cx, 1Dx, 1Fx, 41x, 42x, 43x, 44x, 45x, 47x, 49x, 4Gx, 4Jx, 4Kx, C5x, F2x, F3x v 2669-CTO, 42x, 43x, 44x, C5x, C7x v 2686-DFx, F2x, F3x v 2687-DEx 92P6765 92P6731 HYDIS...
  • Page 209: In. Sxga+ Tft

    74x, 75x, 76x, 77x, 78x, A1x, A2x, C2x, C6x, G1x, G3x, G2x, G4x, G5x, G6x, G7x, G8x, G9x, GAx, GBx v 2669-CTO, 46x, 4Dx, C2x, C6x, C8x, v 2686-DGx, E6x, E7x v 2687-D7x, D8x, E8x, E9x (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 210 Parts list No. FRU Inverter card, 14.1-in. 27K9972 v 2668-CTO, 1Ex, 46x, 4Dx, 4Ex, 4Fx, 4Hx, 4Lx, 4Mx, 4Nx, 71x, 72x, 73x, 74x, 75x, 76x, 77x, 78x, A1x, A2x, C2x, C6x, G1x, G2x, G3x, G4x, G5x, G6x, G7x, G8x, G9x, GAx, GBx v 2669-CTO, 46x, 4Dx, C2x, C6x, C8x v 2686-DGx, E6x, E7x v 2687-D7x, D8x, E8x, E9x...
  • Page 211: 15.0-In. Lcd Frus

    Parts list 15.0-in. LCD FRUs ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 212: 15.0-In. Xga Tft

    Parts list 15.0-in. XGA TFT No. FRU LCD cover kit, 15.0-in. (WW) 13R2917 v 2668-CTO, 21x, 28x, 29x, 81x, 82x, 83x, 87x, 8Ax, 8Dx, 8Ex, F5x, F6x v 2669-CTO, 83x v 2686-DHx, E2x, EGx, F5x, F6x Hinges, 15.0-in. 13R2918 v 2668-CTO, 21x, 28x, 29x, 81x, 82x, 83x, 87x, 8Ax, 8Dx, 8Ex, F5x, F6x v 2669-CTO, 83x v 2686-DHx, E2x, EGx, F5x, F6x...
  • Page 213: In. Sxga+ Ips Tft

    2668-CTO, 2Ax, 84x, 85x, 88x, 89x, 8Bx, 8Cx, 9xx, 91x, 92x, 93x, 94x, 95x, 96x, 97x, 98x, 99x, 9Ax, B1x, B2x, C3x, F7x v 2669-CTO, 84x, C3x, C9x v 2686-F7x, DJx v 2687-D4x, DDx, E3x, EHx (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 214 Parts list No. FRU LCD panel, 15.0 SXGA+ v 2668-CTO, 2Ax, 84x, 85x, 88x, 89x, 8Bx, 8Cx, 91x, 92x, 93x, 94x, 95x, 96x, 97x, 98x, 99x, 9Ax, C3x, B1x, B2x, v 2669-CTO, 84x, C3x, C9x v 2686-F7x, DJx v 2687-D4x, DDx, E3x, EHx ID TECH 92P6680 92P6761...
  • Page 215: 15.0-In. Uxga Ips Tft

    2687-D5x, E4x, EJx LCD panel, 15.0 UXGA (ID Tech) 92P6753 v 2668-CTO, C4x, F8x, H1x, H3x, H2x, HAx, HBx, H4x, H5x, H6x, H7x, H8x, v 2669-CTO, C4x, CAx, H2x v 2686-F8x v 2687-D5x, E4x, EJx Clear plate 13R2455 ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 216: Keyboard

    Parts list Keyboard Keyboards for 15.0-in. LCD models Language P/N (NMB) P/N (ALPS) (Chicony) Arabic 39T0664 39T0725 39T0786 93P4801 93P4861 13N9914 Belgian 39T0659 39T0720 39T0781 93P4796 93P4856 13N9909 Chinese, 39T0661 39T0722 39T0783 Traditional 93P4798 93P4858 13N9911 Czech 39T0665 39T0726 39T0787 93P4802 93P4862 13N9915...
  • Page 217 39T0657 39T0718 39T0779 American 93P4794 93P4854 13N9907 Swedish or Finnish 39T0650 39T0711 39T0772 93P4787 93P4847 13N9900 Swiss 39T0655 39T0716 39T0777 93P4792 93P4852 13N9905 Thai 39T0671 39T0732 39T0793 93P4808 93P4868 13N9921 Turkish 39T0660 39T0721 39T0782 93P4797 93P4857 13N9910 ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 218 Parts list Keyboards for 14.1-in. LCD models Language P/N (NMB) P/N (ALPS) (Chicony) Arabic 39T0540 13N9978 39T0602 08K5065 — 13N9852 Belgian 39T0535 13N9973 39T0597 08K5060 — 13N9847 Chinese, 39T0537 13N9975 39T0599 Traditional 08K5062 — 13N9849 Czech 39T0541 13N9979 39T0603 08K5066 —...
  • Page 219 39T0533 13N9971 39T0595 American 08K5058 — 13N9845 Swedish or Finnish 39T0526 13N9964 39T0588 08K5051 — 13N9838 Swiss 39T0531 13N9969 39T0593 08K5056 — 13N9843 Thai 39T0547 13N9985 39T0609 08K5072 — 13N9859 Turkish 39T0536 13N9974 39T0598 08K5061 — 13N9848 ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 220: Recovery Cds

    Parts list Recovery CDs Windows XP Professional Windows XP Professional is preinstalled as the operating system in the following models: v 2668-1xx, 2xx, 4xx, 7xx, 8xx, 9xx, Cxx, Fxx, Gxx, Hxx v 2669-4xx, 8xx, Cxx, Hxx v 2686-Dxx, Fxx v 2687-Dxx Language Arabic 39K6673...
  • Page 221: Windows Xp Home Edition (For Custom Model)

    39K6847 English, U.S. 24R8108 Finnish 39K6855 French 39K6848 German 39K6849 Greek 39K6869 Hebrew 39K6862 Hungarian 39K6868 Italian 39K6851 Japanese 39K6861 Korean 39K6870 Norwegian 39K6856 Polish 39K6863 Portuguese, Brazilian 39K6852 Russian 39K6866 Spanish 39K6850 Swedish 39K6853 Turkish 39K6867 ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 222: Miscellaneous Parts

    Parts list Miscellaneous parts Screw kit (including nylon-coated screws): 13R2916 v M2 × 2.7 mm (silver), small head (10) v M2 × 3 mm (silver), small head (20) v M2 × 3 mm (from outside), pan head (10) v M2 × 4 mm (black), bind head (30) v M2 ×...
  • Page 223 (b) Antenna cable guide v Bracket holder, LCD cable v (d) EMI spring, CDC v Connector bag v Screw cap (square, thin) Note: Italicized letters in parentheses are references to the exploded view on page 185. (continued) ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 224 Parts list System miscellaneous parts (15.0-in. LCD 13R2915 models): v Cable, RJ11-docking connector on system board v DC in cable v (c) Hard disk drive guide rail v Sheet for DSP connector v (e) I/O plate bracket v (f) Support structure v Harness (left) v (b) Antenna cable guide v Bracket holder, LCD cable...
  • Page 225: Ac Adapters

    DELTA OP 92P1019 08K8207 SANKEN OP 92P1023 08K8211 2-pin (72W) slim adapter for non-PFC model (models CTO, xxE, xxF, xxJ, xxL, xxP, xxS, xxU, xxY) ASTEC OP 92P1017 08K8205 DELTA OP 92P1021 08K8209 SANKEN OP 92P1025 08K8213 ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 226: Optional Frus

    Parts list Optional FRUs Hard disk drive, 80 GB, 9.5 mm, 4200 rpm, 08K9863 IBM STD Ultrabay Slim hard disk drive adapter 62P4553 Ultrabay Slim Li Polymer battery (2nd bay 08K8191 battery), Sanyo (WW) ThinkPad Dock II 67P9010 Top cover and screw kit for ThinkPad Dock II...
  • Page 227: Common Parts List

    1/4" Sq. to 1/4" hex torx adapter 93F2838 TR7-TR-10 tamper resistant torx bits 00P6967 Removal tool antenna RF connector 08K7159 PCI-Express/USB wrap card 27K9813 ThinkPad Hardware Maintenance Diskette Version — 1.71 or later Note: Download the file from the following Web site: http://www.ibm.com/pc/partner/spm ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 228: Power Cords (System)

    Parts list Power cords (system) An IBM power cord for a specific country or region is usually available only in that country or region: For 2-pin power cords: Region Canada, U.S. 13H5264 * v models -CTO, xxF, xxL, xxS, xxU...
  • Page 229: Power Cords (Thinkpad Dock And Thinkpad Dock Ii)

    Parts list Power cords (ThinkPad Dock and ThinkPad Dock II) An IBM power cord for a specific country or region is usually available only in that country or region: For 3-pin power cords: Region Argentina 36L8868 Australia, New Zealand 75H8988...
  • Page 230: Notices

    Notices Notices References in this publication to IBM products, programs, or services do not imply that IBM intends to make these available in all countries in which IBM operates. Any reference to an IBM product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that IBM product, program, or service may be used.
  • Page 231 Notices ThinkPad T43/T43p Series...
  • Page 232 Part Number: 27R0700 (1P) P/N: 27R0700...

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