Introdução

This guide will demonstrate how to replace the touch pad in the Asus X501A-RH31 laptop. Please note, the touch pad is a sensitive piece of the laptop, execute caution when taking out the touch pad.

  1. Turn the laptop over so that the back is facing upwards.
    • Turn the laptop over so that the back is facing upwards.

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  2. To unlock the left tab, make sure the tab on the left has red showing.
    • To unlock the left tab, make sure the tab on the left has red showing.

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    • To unlock the right tab, push the right slider to the left with one hand.

    • Push the battery out with the other hand.

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    • Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver unscrew all nine screws from the bottom of the laptop.

      • The nine screws are 7 mm long, 4.5 mm in diameter.

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    • Turn the laptop over and open the top so the keyboard is facing you.

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    • Pry off the keyboard cover on the edge using the plastic opening tool.

    • Start from one side. Once it is lose, carry out the same procedure on the front and other side.

    • Only do little sections at a time as the keyboard may break if you attempt to take the whole thing off from a single point.

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    • Slowly lift the keyboard upward, but do not remove completely.

    • Remove the two data cables that attach the keyboard to the motherboard.

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    • Use tweezers to pull the white plastic piece up that is attached to the data cable.

    • Repeat this process for the big black cable as well.

    • Use caution when unlatching the data cables from the motherboard. The cables are extremely delicate and can break.

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    • Flip the keyboard over so the side without the keys is facing you.

    • Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew the three screws.

      • The three screws are 2mm in length, 6.5mm in diameter.

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    • Detach the white data cable on the back of the touch pad.

    • Use tweezers to pull the white plastic piece up that is holding in the cable.

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    • Peel the tan tape that holds the touch pad to the back of the keyboard.

    • Slide the touch pad up and out of the metal plate located near the bottom on the touch pad and keyboard.

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Conclusão

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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