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Hardware Maintenance Manual
May 2007
This manual supports:
ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
(MT 8895, 8896, 8897, 8898, 8899, 8900, and 8938)
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T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)

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  • Page 1 ® ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch) Hardware Maintenance Manual May 2007 This manual supports: ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch) (MT 8895, 8896, 8897, 8898, 8899, 8900, and 8938)
  • Page 3 ® ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch) Hardware Maintenance Manual...
  • Page 4 RESTRICTED RIGHTS. Use, duplication or disclosure by the Government is subject to the GSA ADP Schedule contract with Lenovo, if any, or the standard terms of this commercial license, or if the agency is unable to accept this Program under these terms, then we provide this Program under the provisions set forth in Commercial Computer Software–Restricted Rights at FAR 52.227-19, when applicable, or under Rights in...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    . 112 Power system checkout . . 30 Rear view . 113 Bottom view . . 113 ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch) . . 33 Parts list . . 114 Product overview . . 34 Overall . 115 Specifications .
  • Page 6 MT 8895, 8896, 8897, 8898, 8899, 8900, and 8938...
  • Page 7: About This Manual

    Before servicing a ThinkPad product, be sure to review the safety information under “Safety notices: multilingual translations” on page 7, “Safety information” on page 13, and “Laser compliance statement” on page 17. © Copyright Lenovo 2007...
  • Page 8 MT 8895, 8896, 8897, 8898, 8899, 8900, and 8938...
  • Page 9: Introduction

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

    MT and 3-digit model, where model = “CTO” (Example: 1829-CTO). Custom Model Variant (CMV) This is a unique configuration that has been negotiated between IBM or Lenovo and the customer. A unique 4-digit MT and 3-digit model is provided to the customer to place orders (Example: 1829-W15).
  • Page 11: Fru Identification For Cto, Cmv, And Gav Products

    (this is the same record found in PEW). v eSupport can be accessed at the following Web site: http://www.lenovo.com/ support v To view the key commodities, click on PARTS INFORMATION, then PARTS LOOKUP.
  • Page 12: Important Information About Replacing Rohs Compliant Frus

    RoHS compliant. Lenovo plans to transition to RoHS compliance well before the implementation date and expects its suppliers to be ready to support Lenovo's requirements and schedule. Products sold in 2005 and 2006, will contain some RoHS compliant FRUs.
  • Page 13: Diskette Compatibility Matrix

    Diskette compatibility matrix Diskette compatibility matrix The compatibility of each of the drives with the diskettes for it is as follows: Diskette Diskette Compatibility drive capacity 3.5-inch 1.0 MB Read and write 2.0 MB Read and write 4.0 MB Not compatible Safety notices: multilingual translations In this manual, safety notices appear in English with a page number reference to the appropriate multilingual, translated safety notice found in this section.
  • Page 14 Safety notices Safety notice 2 DANGER Some standby batteries contain a small amount of nickel and cadmium. Do not disassemble a standby battery, recharge it, throw it into fire or water, or short-circuit it. Dispose of the battery as required by local ordinances or regulations. Use only the battery in the appropriate parts listing.
  • Page 15 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 16 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. Dispose of the battery as required by local ordinances or regulations.
  • Page 17 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. Si le panneau d’affichage à...
  • Page 18 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...
  • Page 19: Safety Information

    Safety information Safety information The following section presents safety information with which you need to be familiar before you service a ThinkPad 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 20 Safety information 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.
  • Page 21: Safety Inspection Guide

    Safety information v Do not service the following parts with the power on when they are removed from their normal operating places in a machine: – Power supply units – Pumps – Blowers and fans – Motor generators and similar units. (This practice ensures correct grounding of the units.) v If an electrical accident occurs: –...
  • Page 22: Handling Devices That Are Sensitive To Electrostatic Discharge

    Safety information 9. 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 23: Laser Compliance Statement

    Laser compliance statement Laser compliance statement Some models of ThinkPad computer 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 24 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 25: General Descriptions

    Note for warranty: During the warranty period, the customer may be responsible for repair costs if the computer damage was caused by misuse, accident, modification, unsuitable physical or operating environment, or improper maintenance by the customer. © Copyright Lenovo 2007...
  • Page 26 Read this first Following is a list of some common items that are not covered under warranty and some symptoms that might indicate that the system was subjected to stress beyond normal use. Before checking problems with the computer, determine whether the damage is covered under the warranty by referring to the following list: The following are not covered under warranty: v LCD panel cracked from the application of excessive force or from being...
  • Page 27: Related Service Information

    “Power management” on page 24 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/spm Restoring the factory contents by using Product Recovery discs When the hard disk drive is replaced because of a failure, no Product Recovery program is on the new hard disk.
  • Page 28: Passwords

    Related service information A total progress bar allows you to audit this process, which will take about 8 minutes. The final recovery disc may be safely removed during this time, but may also be left in the optical drive since it is not bootable. 7.
  • Page 29: How To Remove The Power-On Password

    If it has, it can be used for access to the hard disk drive. If no master HDP is available, neither Lenovo nor Lenovo authorized servicers provide any services to reset either the user or the master HDP, or to recover data from the hard disk drive.
  • Page 30: Power Management

    Attention: If User only mode is selected and the user HDP has been forgotten and cannot be made available to the servicer, neither Lenovo nor Lenovo authorized servicers provide any services to reset the user HDPs or to recover data from the hard disk drive.
  • Page 31 Related service information To enter standby mode, press Fn+F4. Note: If you are using the ACPI operating system, you can change the action of Fn+F4. In certain circumstances, the computer goes into standby mode automatically: v If a “suspend time” has been set on the timer, and the user does not do any ®...
  • Page 32 Related service information v If you are using the APM operating system and have set the mode to Power switch mode [Hibernation], turn off the power switch. v If you are using the ACPI operating system and have defined one of the following actions as the event that causes the system to go into hibernation mode, perform that action.
  • Page 33: Checkout Guide

    If you test one of these devices, you will need to enable it by using Configuration utility for DOS. The utility is available on the following Web site: http://www.lenovo.com/support PC-Doctor cannot be used to test a device that is in the ThinkPad Advanced Dock, even if the computer supports the ThinkPad Advanced Dock.
  • Page 34 Checkout guide To run the test, do as follows: Note: In the following procedure, you can select an item not only with the arrow keys, but also with the TrackPoint pointer. Instead of pressing Enter, click the left button. 1. Insert the PC-Doctor disk into the diskette drive; then power on the computer. If the computer cannot be powered on, go to “Power system checkout”...
  • Page 35: Detecting System Information With Pc-Doctor

    Checkout guide The options on the test menu are as follows: Diagnostics Interactive Tests v Run Normal Test v Keyboard v Run Quick Test v Video v CPU/Coprocessor v Internal Speaker v Systemboard v Mouse v Video Adapter v Diskette v Serial Ports v System Load v Parallel Ports...
  • Page 36: Power System Checkout

    This product is designed to help you troubleshoot and resolve problems related to your computer. Select one of the categories listed below to display symptoms and solutions: v CHECK SYSTEM HEALTH v SYSTEM AND DEVICE TESTS v LENOVO TROUBLESHOOTING v CENTER v SYSTEM REPORTS v UPDATES AND SUPPORT Power system checkout To verify a symptom, do the following: 1.
  • Page 37: Checking Operational Charging

    Checkout guide Voltage (V dc) Ground (20V) Note: Output voltage of pin no.2 of the ac adapter may different from the one you are servicing. 3. If the voltage is not correct, replace the ac adapter. 4. If the voltage is acceptable, do the following: v Replace the system board.
  • Page 38: Checking The Backup Battery

    Checkout guide Terminal Voltage (V dc) + 0 to + 12.6 7(-) 6(-) Ground (−) 1(+) 2(+) 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 If the voltage is still less than +11.0 V dc after recharging, replace the battery.
  • Page 39: Thinkpad T61 And T61P (14.1-Inch)

    ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch) Product overview . . 34 1160 Base cover . . 85 Specifications . . 34 1170 Speaker assembly . 91 Status indicators . . 37 1180 USB sub card with cable . . 92 FRU tests .
  • Page 40: Product Overview

    “Specifications” v “Status indicators” on page 37 v “FRU tests” on page 40 v “Fn key combinations” on page 42 Specifications The following table lists the specifications of the ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch): Feature Description Processor v Intel Core 2 Duo processor T7100 (1.8 GHz), 2-MB L2 cache v Intel Core 2 Duo processor T7300 (2.0 GHz), 4-MB L2...
  • Page 41 One PC Card (Type-II) slot and one Smart Card slot Bluetooth wireless (some v ThinkPad Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate (BDC-2) models) Modem v ThinkPad Modem (MDC-1.5, 56 kbps HDA) ® Touch pad v UltraNav ® ThinkLight (continued) ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 42 Product overview Feature Description Battery v Li-ion battery (6 cells) 5.2 Ah v Li-ion battery (9 cells) 7.8 Ah v Ultrabay Slim Li Polymer battery (3 cells) (option) AC adapter v 65-watt type v 90-watt type Preinstalled operating v Windows XP Professional ™...
  • Page 43: Status Indicators

    Product overview Status indicators The system status indicators show the status of the computer, as follows: ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 44 Product overview Indicator Meaning Wireless status Green: The wireless feature (the IEEE 802.11 standard or IEEE 802.11n) is on, and the radio link is ready for use. Blinking green: Data is being transmitted. Bluetooth status Green: Bluetooth wireless is operational. This indicator is on when Bluetooth wireless is on and not in suspend mode.
  • Page 45 Note: If you are using Windows 2000, the Ultrabay Slim status indicator does not blink while an Ultrabay Slim device is being detached. Instead, a message box pops up when the process is completed; then the indicator turns off. ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 46: Fru Tests

    Product overview FRU tests The following table shows the test for each FRU. Applicable test System board 1. Diagnostics --> CPU/Coprocessor 2. Diagnostics --> Systemboard 3. If the ThinkPad Advanced Dock, the ThinkPad Advanced Mini Dock or the ThinkPad Essential Port Replicator is attached to the ThinkPad computer, detach it.
  • Page 47 BIOS Setup Utility. If the touch pad is disabled, select Automatic to enable it. If enabling the touch pad does not correct the problem, continue with the following: v Interactive Tests --> Mouse ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 48: Fn Key Combinations

    Product overview Fn key combinations The following table shows the function of each combination of Fn with a function key. Key combination Description Fn+F1 Reserved. Fn+F2 Reserved. Fn+F3 Select a power scheme that has been created by Power Manager. When you press this combination, a panel for selecting a power scheme appears.
  • Page 49 Run EasyEject Actions: This button is used to select, stop, or remove external devices connected to the ThinkPad computer. v Configure EasyEject Actions: Opens the ThinkPad EasyEject Utility main window. v Fn+F9 Settings: Configures the settings for the Fn+F9 function. (continued) ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 50 Product overview Key combination Description Fn+F10 Reserved. Fn+F11 Reserved. Fn+F12 Put the computer into hibernation mode. To return to normal operation, press the power button for less than four seconds. Note: To use Fn+F12 for hibernation, you must have the ThinkPad PM device driver installed on the computer.
  • Page 51: Symptom-To-Fru Index

    F10. 0187 System board. EAIA data access error—The access to EEPROM is failed. 0188 System board. Invalid RFID Serialization Information Area. 0189 System board. Invalid RFID configuration information area—The EEPROM checksum is not correct. ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 52 Symptom-to-FRU index Symptom or error FRU or action, in sequence 0190 1. Charge the battery pack. Critical low-battery error 2. Battery pack. 0191 1. Run BIOS Setup Utility, and then save System Security—Invalid Remote Change current setting by pressing F10. requested.
  • Page 53 WAN card. 2. System board. 1805 1. Remove the Wireless USB card that you Unauthorized Wireless USB card is plugged installed. in—Power off and remove the Wireless USB 2. System board. card. ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 54 (HDD) may not function correctly on this If in the primary bay the customer is using a system. Ensure that your HDD is supported non-IBM or non-Lenovo hard disk drive on this system and that the latest HDD (HDD), or an old generation IBM HDD firmware is installed.
  • Page 55: Error Messages

    1. Check that the operating system has no failure and is installed correctly. 2. Reinstall the operation system. Excluded from boot order. v Enter the BIOS Setup Utility and add the device in boot order. ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 56: Beep Symptoms

    Symptom-to-FRU index Beep symptoms Symptom or error FRU or action, in sequence One beep and a blank, unreadable, or 1. Reseat the LCD connector. flashing LCD. 2. LCD assembly. 3. External CRT. 4. System board. One long and two short beeps, and a blank 1.
  • Page 57: Lcd-Related Symptoms

    1. See important note for “LCD-related v Characters missing pixels. symptoms.” v Screen abnormal. 2. Reseat all LCD connectors. v Wrong color displayed. 3. LCD assembly. 4. System board. Horizontal or vertical lines displayed on LCD assembly. LCD. ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 58: Intermittent Problems

    Symptom-to-FRU index Intermittent problems Intermittent system hang problems can be due to a variety of causes that have nothing to do with a hardware defect, such as cosmic radiation, electrostatic discharge, or software errors. FRU replacement should be considered only when a problem recurs.
  • Page 59: Fru Replacement Notices

    Use a new one. Make sure that all of the screws are tightened firmly. v Ensure torque screwdrivers are calibrated correctly following country specifications. Retaining serial numbers This section includes the following descriptions: v “Restoring the serial number of the system unit” on page 54 ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 60: Restoring The Serial Number Of The System Unit

    FRU replacement notices v “Retaining the UUID” v “Reading or writing the ECA information” Restoring the serial number of the system unit When the computer was manufactured, the EEPROM on the system board was loaded with the serial numbers of the system and all major components. These numbers need to remain the same throughout the life of the computer.
  • Page 61 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. If the system board is inoperable, this will not be possible. ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 62: Removing And Replacing A Fru

    Removing and replacing a FRU Removing and replacing a FRU This section presents directions and drawings for use in removing and replacing a FRU. Be sure to observe the following general rules: 1. Do not try to service any computer unless you have been trained and certified. An untrained person runs the risk of damaging parts.
  • Page 63: 1010 Battery Pack

    2 , remove the battery pack in the direction shown by arrow When installing: Install the battery pack along the slide rails of the slot. Then make sure that the battery release lever is in the locked position. ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 64: 1020 Ultrabay Slim Device

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1020 Ultrabay Slim device Note Ultrabay Slim does not accept any of the following devices: v Ultrabay Plus devices v Ultrabay 2000 devices v Ultrabay Enhanced devices For devices compatible with the Ultrabay Slim bay, see “Optional FRUs” on page 138.
  • Page 65: 1030 Hard Disk Drive Cover, Hard Disk Drive, And Hard Disk Drive Rubber Rails

    Never remove the drive while the system is operating or is in suspend mode. Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque Hard disk drive screw, nylon-coated (1) Black 0.167 Nm (1.7 kgfcm) (continued) ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 66 Removing and replacing a FRU When installing: Make sure that the hard disk drive connector is attached firmly. When installing: The rubber rails on the hard disk drive must be attached to the replacement drive. Otherwise the drive cannot be installed properly.
  • Page 67: 1040 Palm Rest Or Palm Rest With Fingerprint Reader

    Step Icon Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 14 mm, flat-head, nylon-coated Black 0.167 Nm (1.7 kgfcm) (continued) ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 68 Removing and replacing a FRU MT 8895, 8896, 8897, 8898, 8899, 8900, and 8938...
  • Page 69 When installing: When you attach the palm rest, do as follows: 1. Attach the fingerprint reader connector firmly to the system board. 2. Press the left and right top edges of the palm rest to fit it into place. (continued) ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 70 Removing and replacing a FRU 3. Push the front side of the palm rest until it clicks into place. 4. Close the LCD cover, and turn the computer over. Then fasten the four screws to secure the palm rest. MT 8895, 8896, 8897, 8898, 8899, 8900, and 8938...
  • Page 71: 1050 Dimm

    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 T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 72: 1060 Keyboard

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1060 Keyboard For access, remove these FRUs in order: v “1010 Battery pack” on page 57 v “1040 Palm rest or palm rest with fingerprint reader” on page 61 Step Icon Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 ×...
  • Page 73 Removing and replacing a FRU When installing: Make sure that the keyboard edges a are under the frame as shown in this figure. ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 74: 1070 Modem Daughter Card (Mdc-1.5)

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1070 Modem daughter card (MDC-1.5) For access, remove these FRUs in order: v “1010 Battery pack” on page 57 v “1040 Palm rest or palm rest with fingerprint reader” on page 61 v “1060 Keyboard” on page 66 Step Screw (quantity) Color...
  • Page 75 Removing and replacing a FRU Turn the card over 4 , and detach the modem connector 5 . When installing: Make sure that the modem connector and the connector on the underside of the card are attached firmly. ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 76: 1080 Pci Express Mini Card For Wireless Lan

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1080 PCI Express Mini Card for wireless LAN For access, remove these FRUs in order: v “1010 Battery pack” on page 57 v “1040 Palm rest or palm rest with fingerprint reader” on page 61 v “1060 Keyboard”...
  • Page 77 (MAIN) into the jack labeled TR1, the white cable (3rd) into jack labeled R0, and the black cable (AUX) into jack labeled TR2 on the card. After you secure the card, make sure that the antenna cables are routed as shown in the each figure. ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 78: 1090 Pci Express Mini Card For Wireless Wan

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1090 PCI Express Mini Card for wireless WAN For access, remove these FRUs in order: v “1010 Battery pack” on page 57 v “1040 Palm rest or palm rest with fingerprint reader” on page 61 v “1060 Keyboard”...
  • Page 79 Removing and replacing a FRU ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 80: 1100 Backup Battery

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1100 Backup battery DANGER Use only the battery specified in the parts list for your computer. Any other battery could ignite or explode. For access, remove these FRUs in order: v “1010 Battery pack” on page 57 v “1040 Palm rest or palm rest with fingerprint reader”...
  • Page 81: 1110 Sim Card Slot

    After you finish the servicing, make sure that you insert the card back into the slot firmly. Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 3.5 mm, flat-head, nylon-coated (1) Black 0.167 Nm (1.7 kgfcm) When installing: Make sure that the connector 2 is attached firmly. ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 82: 1120 Keyboard Bezel

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1120 Keyboard bezel For access, remove these FRUs in order: v “1010 Battery pack” on page 57 v “1040 Palm rest or palm rest with fingerprint reader” on page 61 v “1060 Keyboard” on page 66 Step Screw (quantity) Color...
  • Page 83 In step 5 , detach the claws. Then remove the keyboard bezel in the direction shown by arrow 6 . When installing: Make sure that all the claws are attached firmly. Then fasten the screws to secure the keyboard bezel. ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 84: 1130 Fan Assembly

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1130 Fan assembly For access, remove these FRUs in order: v “1010 Battery pack” on page 57 v “1040 Palm rest or palm rest with fingerprint reader” on page 61 v “1060 Keyboard” on page 66 v “1120 Keyboard bezel”...
  • Page 85 Torque M2 × 9.5 mm, flat-head, nylon-coated (3) Black 0.167 Nm (1.7 kgfcm) Attention: Do not handle the fan roughly. Improper handling of the fan can cause distortion or deformation and imperfect contact with components. ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 86 Removing and replacing a FRU When installing: v Before you attach the fan assembly to the computer, apply thermal grease, at an amount of 0.2 grams, on the part marked a as in the following figure. Either too much or too less application of grease can cause a thermal problem due to imperfect contact with a component.
  • Page 87: 1140 Cpu

    CPU. 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 T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 88: 1150 Lcd Assembly

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1150 LCD assembly For access, remove these FRUs in order: v “1010 Battery pack” on page 57 v “1040 Palm rest or palm rest with fingerprint reader” on page 61 v “1060 Keyboard” on page 66 v “1080 PCI Express Mini Card for wireless LAN”...
  • Page 89 In step 4 , strip off the tapes securing the antenna cables, and release the cables from the cable guides of the frame. When installing: Do not pinch the antenna cables when you attach the LCD connector. (continued) ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 90 Removing and replacing a FRU When installing: 1. As you route the cables, make sure that they are not subjected to any tension. Tension could cause the cables to be damaged by the cable guides, or a wire to be broken. 2.
  • Page 91: 1160 Base Cover

    “1120 Keyboard bezel” on page 76 v “1130 Fan assembly” on page 78 v “1150 LCD assembly” on page 82 Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 5 mm, flat-head, nylon-coated (6) Black 0.167 Nm (1.7 kgfcm) (continued) ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 92 Removing and replacing a FRU Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 14 mm, flat-head, nylon-coated (2) Black 0.167 Nm (1.7 kgfcm) M2 × 3.5 mm, flat-head, nylon-coated (1) Black 0.167 Nm (1.7 kgfcm) (continued) MT 8895, 8896, 8897, 8898, 8899, 8900, and 8938...
  • Page 93 Attention: Before step 6 , be sure that the Ultrabay Slim device eject lever has not popped out. It must be housed in its position as shown in the figure a . ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 94 Removing and replacing a FRU (continued) MT 8895, 8896, 8897, 8898, 8899, 8900, and 8938...
  • Page 95 Removing and replacing a FRU When installing the PC Card slot bezel assembly, do as follows: For PC Card/ExpressCard slot bezel assembly For PC Card/Smart Card slot bezel assembly ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 96 Removing and replacing a FRU Note: Applying labels to the base cover The new base cover FRU is shipped with a kit containing labels of several kinds. When you replace the base cover, you need to apply the following labels: Windows license label (COA) FCC label Product label...
  • Page 97: 1170 Speaker Assembly

    “1120 Keyboard bezel” on page 76 v “1130 Fan assembly” on page 78 v “1150 LCD assembly” on page 82 v “1160 Base cover” on page 85 When installing: Make sure that the speaker connector is attached firmly. ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 98: 1180 Usb Sub Card With Cable

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1180 USB sub card with cable For access, remove these FRUs, in order: v “1010 Battery pack” on page 57 v “1020 Ultrabay Slim device” on page 58 v “1030 Hard disk drive cover, hard disk drive, and hard disk drive rubber rails” on page 59 v “1040 Palm rest or palm rest with fingerprint reader”...
  • Page 99 In step 4 , remove the security hole bracket in the direction of the arrow. Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 3.5 mm, flat-head, nylon-coated (1) Black 0.167 Nm (1.7 kgfcm) M2 × 3.5 mm, flat-head, nylon-coated (2) Black 0.167 Nm (1.7 kgfcm) ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 100: 1190 Structure Frame

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1190 Structure frame For access, remove these FRUs, in order: v “1010 Battery pack” on page 57 v “1020 Ultrabay Slim device” on page 58 v “1030 Hard disk drive cover, hard disk drive, and hard disk drive rubber rails” on page 59 v “1040 Palm rest or palm rest with fingerprint reader”...
  • Page 101 Removing and replacing a FRU Remove the ac power jack cable a and the modem cable b . When installing: Make sure the connectors are attached firmly, and that the cables are routed as in the figure above. (continued) ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 102 Removing and replacing a FRU Remove the CPU support plate. Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 5 mm, flat-head, nylon-coated (1) Black 0.167 Nm (1.7 kgfcm) Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 3.5 mm, flat-head, nylon-coated (7) Black 0.167 Nm (1.7 kgfcm) M2 ×...
  • Page 103 1. Adjust the placement with the small projection a . Then attach the CPU support plate 1 . 2. Secure the screws in order as shown in this figure. Attention: Do not use an electric screwdriver to secure these screws. ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 104: 1200 System Board, Pc Card/Expresscard Slots Assembly And Interposer Card

    Removing and replacing a FRU 1200 System board, PC Card/ExpressCard slots assembly and interposer card Important notices for handling the system board When handling the system board, bear the following in mind. v At every point in the process, be sure not to drop or stack the system board.
  • Page 105 Accelerometer chip for the HDD Active Protection System Security chip Video chip MCH (Memory Controller Hub) ICH (I/O Controller Hub) Bending or flexing the system board can cause ball grid array (BGA) connections to crack (unzip). ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 106 Removing and replacing a FRU Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 3 mm, flat-head, nylon-coated (2) Silver 0.167 Nm (1.7 kgfcm) Turn the system board over, and then disconnect the PC Card/ExpressCard slots assembly a and the interposer card b from the system board. When installing: Make sure that the connectors of the PC Card/Express Card slot assembly and of the interposer card are attached to the system board firmly.
  • Page 107: 2010 Lcd Cover Kit

    (2) (4 kgfcm) Close the LCD cover. Detach the LCD rear cover a little as shown in step 3 of this figure, and detach the rear edge of the LCD rear cover 4 . (continued) ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 108 Removing and replacing a FRU Detach the left and right rear edges of the LCD rear cover 5 , and remove the cover in the direction of arrow 6 as shown in this figure. Detach the latches on the top, left, and right edge of the LCD front bezel in the direction of arrow 7 as shown in this figure.
  • Page 109 1. Place the LCD front bezel so that the LCD latch levers fit into the holes of the bezel 1 . Then align the front edge of the bezel to the frame, and attach the latches 2 . (continued) ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 110 Removing and replacing a FRU 2. Attach all the latches on the top, left, and right edges of the bezel. 3. Attach the LCD rear cover from the top end. 4. Attach the latches of the LCD rear cover firmly. MT 8895, 8896, 8897, 8898, 8899, 8900, and 8938...
  • Page 111: 2020 Inverter Card

    “1010 Battery pack” on page 57 v “2010 LCD cover kit” on page 101 Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 4 mm, flat-head, nylon-coated (1) Black 0.167 Nm (1.7 kgfcm) When installing: Make sure that connector is attached firmly. ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 112: 2040 Antenna Assembly

    Removing and replacing a FRU 2040 Antenna assembly For access, remove these FRUs in order: v “1010 Battery pack” on page 57 v “1040 Palm rest or palm rest with fingerprint reader” on page 61 v “1060 Keyboard” on page 66 v “1080 PCI Express Mini Card for wireless LAN”...
  • Page 113 Removing and replacing a FRU Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 2.8 mm, flat-head, nylon-coated (2) Silver 0.118 Nm (1.2 kgfcm) ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 114: 2050 Lcd Magnesium Frame Assembly And Hinge Assembly

    Removing and replacing a FRU 2050 LCD magnesium frame assembly and hinge assembly For access, remove these FRUs in order: v “1010 Battery pack” on page 57 v “1040 Palm rest or palm rest with fingerprint reader” on page 61 v “1060 Keyboard”...
  • Page 115 Removing and replacing a FRU Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 3 mm, flat-head, nylon-coated (1) Silver 0.167 Nm (1.7 kgfcm) (continued) ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 116 Removing and replacing a FRU MT 8895, 8896, 8897, 8898, 8899, 8900, and 8938...
  • Page 117: 2050 Lcd Panel And Lcd Cable

    “2050 LCD magnesium frame assembly and hinge assembly” on page 108 Step Screw (quantity) Color Torque M2 × 3 mm, flat-head, nylon-coated (4) Silver 0.167 Nm (1.7 kgfcm) When installing: Make sure that the LCD cable is attached firmly. ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 118: Locations

    Locations Locations Front view ThinkLight Status indicators Note: For the description of each indicator, see “Status indicators” on page Security key hole Universal serial bus (USB) connectors Ultrabay Slim status indicator Ultrabay Slim latch Ultrabay Slim device eject lever Ultrabay Slim Fingerprint reader (for some models) TrackPoint pointing stick TrackPoint buttons...
  • Page 119: Rear View

    RJ-45 (Ethernet) connector RJ-11 (modem) connector External monitor connector AC power connector Bottom view Battery pack Battery pack latch Docking connector IEEE 1394 connector Wireless radio switch Stereo speakers LCD cover latch Hard disk drive ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 120: Parts List

    Parts list Parts list v Each FRU is available for all types or models, unless specific types or models are specified. v FRU with specific models listed and described as xxU (where U is an example of a country designator) should be used for all models ending in U. v FRU with specific models listed and described as 3Dx (where 3D is an example of a unique configuration) should be used for all of these models, unless specific country or region designator is specified.
  • Page 121: Overall

    Parts list Overall ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 122 Parts list FRU no. RoHS a - f See “Miscellaneous parts” on page 136. LCD unit (see “LCD FRUs” on page 126.) Keyboard bezel assembly 42W3659 Palm rest assembly without fingerprint reader, with IBM 42W2956 logo v 8895-CTO v 8896-CTO v 8897-CTO, 54x v 8898-CTO, 2Hx v 8899-CTO...
  • Page 123 8896-CTO v 8897-CTO v 8898-CTO v 8899-CTO v 8900-CTO v 8938-CTO xxA, xxB, xxC, xxF, xxH, xxL, xxM, xxP, xxQ, xxS, 42T0825 xxU, xxY xxE, xxJ 42T0827 42T0829 42T0831 xxT (802.11 b/g) 42T0833 (continued) ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 124 Parts list FRU no. RoHS Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN v 8895-CTO, 3Ex, 3Px, 3Qx v 8896-CTO v 8897-CTO v 8898-CTO, 22x, 2Hx, 5Bx, 5Cx v 8899-CTO v 8900-CTO v 8938-CTO xxA, xxB, xxF, xxH, xxL, xxM, xxP, xxQ, xxS, xxU, 42T0865 xxV, xxY 42T0867...
  • Page 125 Fujitsu 39T2785 HGST 39T2813 Seagate 42T1307 SATA hard disk drive, 160 GB, 9.5 mm, 5,400 rpm v 8895-CTO v 8896-CTO v 8897-CTO v 8898-CTO v 8899-CTO v 8900-CTO v 8938-CTO HGST 39T2759 Seagate 42T1309 (continued) ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 126 Parts list FRU no. RoHS SATA hard disk drive, 160 GB, 9.5 mm, 5,400 rpm 42T1311 (FDE), Seagate v 8895-CTO v 8896-CTO v 8897-CTO v 8898-CTO v 8899-CTO v 8900-CTO v 8938-CTO SATA hard disk drive, 60 GB, 9.5 mm, 7,200 rpm v 8895-CTO v 8896-CTO v 8897-CTO...
  • Page 127 8898-CTO, 22x, 2Hx, 2Mx, 2Nx, 3Fx, 55x, 57x, 58x, 59x, 5Ax, 5Fx, 5Gx v 8899-CTO, 23x v 8900-CTO v 8938-CTO HLDS (GSA-U10N UBSS) 39T2829 PCC (UJ-852 UBSS) OP 39T2851 TSST (TS-U632 UBSS) 39T2855 (continued) ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 128 Parts list FRU no. RoHS Travel cover 13N5108 v 8895-CTO, xxE, xxJ v 8896-CTO, xxE, xxJ v 8897-CTO, xxE, xxJ v 8898-CTO, xxE, xxJ v 8899-CTO, xxE, xxJ v 8900-CTO, xxE, xxJ v 8938-CTO, xxE, xxJ Hard disk drive cover assembly 42W3661 Base cover assembly for 8895 World-wide...
  • Page 129 8897-CTO, 25x, 27x, 29x, 2Ax, 2Qx, 2Sx, 2Wx, 2Yx, 34x, 36x v 8898-CTO, 22x, 2Mx, 2Nx, 3Fx, 55x, 57x, 58x, 59x, 5Ax, 5Bx, 5Cx, 5Fx, 5Gx, 5Tx v 8899-CTO v 8900-CTO v 8938-CTO, 23x, 3Cx (continued) ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 130 Parts list FRU no. RoHS PC Card/Smart Card slot 42X3829 v 8895-CTO, 2Ex, 2Fx, 3Dx, 3Px, 3Qx, 3Rx, 3Sx, 5Dx v 8896-CTO, 2Fx, 5Dx v 8897-CTO v 8898-CTO, 2Hx v 8899-CTO, 56x, 5Ex v 8900-CTO, 56x, 5Ex v 8938-CTO CPU assembly, Intel Core 2 Duo processor T7100 (1.8 42W7654 GHz) v 8895-CTO, 2Jx, 2Kx, 2Lx, 2Px, 2Rx, 2Tx, 2Ux, 2Vx,...
  • Page 131 42T0901 Keyboard (see “Keyboard” on page 131.) TrackPoint stick caps 91P9642 — Thermal grease 91P8835 — Telephone cable, RoHS 91P6915 — Serial/parallel port bay adapter 40Y8124 — AC adapter (see “AC adapters” on page 138.) ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 132: Lcd Frus

    Parts list LCD FRUs MT 8895, 8896, 8897, 8898, 8899, 8900, and 8938...
  • Page 133: 14.1-In. Xga Tft

    8900-CTO, 56x, 5Ex v 8938-CTO, 3Cx Foxconn 93P4517 Hitachi 93P4518 LCD magnesium structure frame assembly 42X3915 LCD cable assembly 93P4511 Hinges, Kato 42W3653 Hinges, Reel 42W3654 Inverter card, Foxconn 41W1478 Inverter card, TW Sumida 41W1479 (continued) ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 134 Parts list FRU no. RoHS Bluetooth daughter card (BDC-2) 39T0497 v 8895-CTO, 2Bx, 2Ex, 2Fx, 2Jx, 2Kx, 2Lx, 38x, 3Dx, 3Ex, 3Gx, 3Mx, 3Px, 3Qx, 3Rx, 3Sx, 5Dx v 8896-CTO, 2Bx, 2Fx, 5Dx v 8897-CTO v 8898-CTO, 2Mx, 2Nx, 3Fx, 55x, 57x, 58x, 59x, 5Ax, 5Fx, 5Gx v 8899-CTO, 56x, 5Ex v 8900-CTO, 56x, 5Ex...
  • Page 135: In. Sxga+ Tft

    42W3653 Hinges, Reel 42W3654 Inverter card, Foxconn 41W1478 Inverter card, TW Sumida 41W1479 Bluetooth daughter card (BDC-2) 39T0497 v 8895-CTO, 28x v 8896-CTO v 8897-CTO v 8898-CTO, 22x v 8899-CTO v 8900-CTO v 8938-CTO (continued) ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 136 Parts list FRU no. RoHS LCD panel, 14.1-in. SXGA+ v 8895-CTO, 24x, 26x, 28x v 8896-CTO v 8897-CTO, 25x, 27x, 29x, 2Ax v 8898-CTO, 22x, 5Bx, 5Cx, 5Tx v 8899-CTO v 8900-CTO v 8938-CTO, 23x Samsung 42T0369 42T0373 Clear plate kit 42W3657 MT 8895, 8896, 8897, 8898, 8899, 8900, and 8938...
  • Page 137: Keyboard

    42T3263 42T3131 Thai 43T3205 42T3269 42T3137 Traditional Chinese 43T3204 42T3268 42T3136 Turkish 43T3200 42T3264 42T3132 U.K. English 43T3201 42T3265 42T3133 U.S. English 43T3177 42T3241 42T3109 U.S. English (International, with a Euro 43T3202 42T3266 42T3134 symbol) ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 138: Recovery Discs

    Parts list Recovery discs Windows XP Professional CDs Windows XP Professional is preinstalled as the operating system in the following models: v 8895-CTO, 26x, 2Jx, 2Kx, 2Lx, 2Rx, 2Ux, 2Xx, 2Zx, 35x, 37x, 38x, 3Ax v 8896-CTO v 8897-CTO, 27x, 2Sx, 2Yx, 36x, 54x v 8898-CTO, 2Hx, 5Tx v 8899-CTO v 8900-CTO...
  • Page 139: Windows Vista Home Premium (32 Bit) Dvds

    43T7993 Russian 43T7983 Serbian-Latin 43T7997 Simplified Chinese 43T7987 Slovak 43T7999 Slovenian 43T7991 Spanish 43T7972 Swedish 43T7977 Traditional Chinese 43T7988 Traditional Chinese (Hong Kong S.A.R.) 43T7989 Turkish 43T7984 U.K. English 43T7969 Ukrainian 43T7998 U.S. English 43T7968 ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 140: Windows Vista Business (32 Bit) Dvds

    Parts list Windows Vista Business (32 bit) DVDs Windows Vista Business (32 bit) is preinstalled as the operating system in the following models: v 8895-CTO, 2Px, 2Tx, 2Vx, 32x, 33x, 3Ex, 3Gx, 3Hx, 3Jx, 3Mx v 8896-CTO v 8897-CTO, 2Qx, 34x v 8898-CTO, 3Fx, 55x, 59x, 5Ax v 8899-CTO v 8900-CTO...
  • Page 141: Windows Vista Business (64 Bit) Dvds

    43T8119 Korean 43T8134 Norwegian 43T8120 Polish 43T8126 Russian 43T8127 Simplified Chinese 43T8131 Slovenian 43T8135 Spanish 43T8116 Swedish 43T8121 Traditional Chinese 43T8132 Traditional Chinese (Hong Kong S.A.R.) 43T8133 Turkish 43T8128 U.K. English 43T8113 U.S. English 43T8112 ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 142: Miscellaneous Parts

    Parts list Miscellaneous parts RoHS Screw kit (including nylon-coated screws): 41W4504 v M2 × 4 mm (black), bind head (17) v M2 × 2.7 mm (black), flat head (2) v M2 × 2.8 mm (silver), flat head (14) v M2 × 3 mm (silver), small head (15) v M2 ×...
  • Page 143 42W3641 v Insulation sheet, docking v Insulation sheet, front louver v Insulation sheet, PC Card slot v Insulation sheet, front top v Insulation sheet, bottom CPU v Shield sheet for DC v Insulation sheet, NB ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 144: Ac Adapters

    Parts list AC adapters RoHS 2-pin (90 W, 20 V) adapter (models CTO, xxE, xxF, xxJ, xxL, xxP, xxS, xxY, xxU) ASTEC 42T5000 Lite-On 93P5026 Sanken 92P1114 2-pin (65 W, 20 V) adapter (models CTO, xxE, xxF, xxJ, xxL, xxP, xxS, xxY, xxU) ASTEC 92P1214 Delta...
  • Page 145: Common Parts List

    USB floppy diskette drive for maintenance diskette 05K9283 USB floppy diskette drive tool kit 27L3452 Test card for integrated Smart Card 42W7820 ThinkPad Hardware Maintenance Diskette Version 1.73 or later — Note: Download the file from the following Web site: http://www.lenovo.com/ ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 146: Power Cords

    Parts list Power cords A ThinkPad power cord for a specific country or region is usually available only in that country or region: For 2-pin power cords: Region P/N (Volex) RoHS (Longwell) Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay 42T5020 42T5105 Brazil 42T5180 42T5183 Canada, U.S.
  • Page 147: Notices

    Web sites. The materials at those Web sites are not part of the materials for this Lenovo product, and use of those Web sites is at your own risk.
  • Page 148: Trademarks

    Actual results may vary. Users of this document should verify the applicable data for their specific environment. Trademarks The following terms are trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both: Lenovo Active Protection System Rescue and Recovery ®...
  • Page 149 Trademarks ThinkPad T61 and T61p (14.1-inch)
  • Page 150 Part Number: 42X3545 (1P) P/N: 42X3545...

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