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Acer Chromebook C720-2848 Motherboard Replacement

Learn how to replace the motherboard for the Acer Chromebook C720-2848.

  • Autor: Robert Escobio
  • Geschätzte Zeit: 20 - 25 Minuten
  • Schwierigkeitsgrad: Schwierig

Use this guide to replace the motherboard for your device.

Abschnitte

Schritt 1 Motherboard  ¶ 

Remove the three ribbon cables connected to the bottom of the motherboard. Use the plastic spudger to lift the white hinges from on top of the ribbon cables. Then gently pull the cables out.

Schritt 1 Motherboard  ¶ 

  • Remove the three ribbon cables connected to the bottom of the motherboard.

  • Use the plastic spudger to lift the white hinges from on top of the ribbon cables.

  • Then gently pull the cables out.

Schritt 2  ¶ 

Remove 4 connectors from the right side of the motherboard. All of these connectors release by simply pulling back. To disconnect the connector shown in the third picture, you will need to peel back some tape first.

Schritt 2  ¶ 

  • Remove 4 connectors from the right side of the motherboard.

  • All of these connectors release by simply pulling back.

  • To disconnect the connector shown in the third picture, you will need to peel back some tape first.

Schritt 3  ¶ 

On the left side of the motherboard, remove one more connector and two cables. To remove the cables, lift them up with a plastic spudger. Take note of which cable connects where.

Schritt 3  ¶ 

  • On the left side of the motherboard, remove one more connector and two cables.

  • To remove the cables, lift them up with a plastic spudger.

  • Take note of which cable connects where.

Schritt 4  ¶ 

Remove the 2 fan screws and the 4 heat sink screws. The screws don't necessarily need to be removed from the component, but rather just loosened enough to remove the component from the motherboard. Now remove the fan/heat sink component.

Schritt 4  ¶ 

  • Remove the 2 fan screws and the 4 heat sink screws.

  • The screws don't necessarily need to be removed from the component, but rather just loosened enough to remove the component from the motherboard.

  • Now remove the fan/heat sink component.

  • Once again, make sure to keep these screws separate from all others.

Schritt 5  ¶ 

Remove the 2 motherboard screws. Now you can remove the motherboard.

Schritt 5  ¶ 

  • Remove the 2 motherboard screws.

  • Now you can remove the motherboard.

  • Be careful not to damage any of the loose connectors and cables you disconnected in the previous steps.