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Introdução

Welcome to the motherboard replacement guide for the Lenovo Thinkpad T580.

This guide will detail the steps necessary to replace the motherboard.

The most common reasons why this component would need to be replaced are:

  • The computer powers on but doesn’t “turn on”
  • The computer does not power on
  • Your BIOS indicates your motherboard or integrated component is damaged
  • You experience frequent crashes, glitches, or other malfunctions, and have ruled out other components as the culprit

There are no specialized skills required for replacing the motherboard.

Peças

Nenhum componente especificado.

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    • Slide the switch on the left side of the battery to the left.

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    • Slide the switch on the right side of the battery to the right while applying upward pressure on the battery.

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    • Pull the battery directly out of the socket

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    • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew the eight 3.3 mm captive screws on the bottom of the laptop.

    • The "captive" screws will not come out of the case.

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    • Run a Jimmy along the crease of the computer all the way around, twisting it periodically to disengage the clips.

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    • Once all the clips are released, remove the bottom cover.

    • You may need to jiggle the case slightly to release the clips around the external battery bay.

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    • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove five 3.7 mm screws holding down the battery.

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    • Unplug and remove the battery connector from the motherboard.

    • Remove the internal battery.

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    • Unplug the cooling fan's cable from the the motherboard.

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    • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew five 4.6 mm screws fastening the fan and cooling pipe.

    • The screws are set in the plastic and are not able to be removed from the fan parts.

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    • Remove the cooling fan directly upwards from the core.

    • Be sure to clean and replace any thermal paste on the heatsink and CPU before reassembling. You can use our How to Apply Thermal Paste guide if you need any help!

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    • Using a spudger, pop off the gray and black coaxial cables from the Wi-Fi card.

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    • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the 3.6 mm screw from the Wi-Fi card.

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    • Slide the Wi-Fi card out from the socket on the motherboard.

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    • Pull the two tabs on either side of the RAM card outwards with your fingers.

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    • The RAM module should pop up to rest at an angle to the motherboard.

    • Pull the Wi-Fi card out from the port by the edges of the card.

    • Try to remove and insert the card at the same angle at which it rests with respect to the motherboard.

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    • Remove the RAM module from the laptop.

    • Repeat the same process for the second RAM module if your computer included one.

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    • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to unscrew the three 3.3 mm captive screws securing the keyboard.

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    • Use a Jimmy to pry under the top left corner of the keyboard.

    • You may head a "click" or "pop" as the clips of the keyboard disengage.

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    • Continue prying along the top edge of the keyboard, releasing the clips as you go.

    • Once the top edge has been fully released, grab the top edge and hinge the keyboard upwards on the bottom edge.

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    • Pull the keyboard away from you, releasing the tabs along the bottom edge.

    • Be sure not to pull on the keyboard too excessively, as it is still connected to the motherboard via two ribbon cables.

    • Flip the keyboard over to rest face down over the trackpad.

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    • Use a spudger to lift up the two black, hinged locking flaps on the ZIF connectors on the motherboard.

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    • Use a pair of blunt nose tweezers to pull the two keyboard ribbon cables out from the ZIF connectors.

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    • Remove the keyboard.

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    • Disconnect all the attached cables.

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    • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew the three 3.3 mm motherboard screws.

    • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, take out the port clamps and the three 3.6 mm screws.

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    • Flip up the two ZIF cables for the trackpad and fingerprint sensor with the pointed end of a plastic spudger.

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    • Pull out the two ribbon cables with a pair of blunt nose tweezers.

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    • Using a spudger, flip up the locking tabs of the two ZIF connectors on the upper left corner of the motherboard.

    • Pull out each of the ribbon cables using a pair of blunt nose tweezers.

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    • Flip up the locking tab of the ZIF connector on the bottom left of the motherboard.

    • Pull out the ribbon cable and speaker cable from their connectors using a pair of blunt nose tweezers.

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    • Using a spudger, flip up the locking tab of the ZIF connector in the top right corner of the motherboard.

    • Pull the ribbon cable out from the connector with a pair of blunt nose tweezers.

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    • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the four 3.6 mm screws holding down the port brackets on the right and left sides of the motherboard.

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    • Pull off each of the port brackets.

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    • Remove the two 3.3 mm screws from the motherboard with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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    • Lift up and remove the motherboard.

    • If your replacement motherboard does not include a CMOS battery, you may need to move it over from your old motherboard. You can follow this CMOS Battery Replacement guide if you need help!

Conclusão

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

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