In this guide, I’ll explain how to disassemble Lenovo Flex 3-1470 to remove the bottom case, hard drive, RAM, heat sink, cooling fan, speaker, battery and motherboard. Refer to this guide, you can upgrade, repair your Flex 3-1470.
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The laptop model: Flex 3-1470.
Remove ten screws securing the bottom case.
Pry up and remove the bottom case.
Under the case, you can get access to the internal components, including battery, hard drive, wireless card, speakers, RAM, heat sink and cooling fan.
Before touch the internal components, we should remove the battery first.
Disconnect the battery power cable from the motherboard.
Disconnect the cable connecting to the USB board.
Remove all screws securing the battery.
The Lenovo Flex 3-1470 comes with a 11.1v, 4050mah Li-polymer battery, Lenovo model: L14M3P21.
Remove the screws securing the hard drive module.
Sliding down and remove the hard drive module.
This Lenovo Flex 3-1470 features a WD 500GB 5400 RPM hard drive.
There is no spare M.2 NGFF on the motherboard, so if you want to upgrade the SSD, just remove the hard drive and replace it by 2.5″ SSD.
Remove the screw securing the wireless card.
Disconnect two wireless antenna cables.
Lenovo Flex 3-1470 features an Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 (3160NGW) wireless card.
The Lenovo Flex 3-1470 comes with a Ramaxel 4GB DDR3L 1600MHz.
Separate two clips, the RAM will popup.
Ramaxel 4GB DDR3L 1600MHz RAM
Disconnect cooling fan cable from motherboard
Remove the screws securing the heat sink and cooling fan.
Lenovo Flex 3-1470 heat sink and cooling fan module
Disconnect the LCD cable
Remove the screws securing the LCD hinge.
Lenovo Flex 3-1470 motherboard
Red: Intel® Core™ i5-5200U 2.2 GHz processor (3M Cache, up to 2.70 GHz), with Intel® HD Graphics 5500
Blue: NVIDIA GeForce 920M Graphics Card
Orange: SK hynix 2GB video memory
Green: TAIMAG IH-219 network transformer
Purple: Winbond 25Q64FVS10 64 M-bit serial flash memory
Red: NUVOTON NPCE 285PA0DX Embedded Controller
Blue: Realtek ALC233 sound card
Orange: Realtek 8111GUL Gigabit Ethernet
Remove the screw securing the USB board.
Remove the USB board.
Remove the speaker modules.
Lenovo Flex 3-1470 speaker module
Remove two screws securing the touchpad.
Lift up and remove the touchpad.
Red: Synaptics T1320A Touch Controller
For more guides, check out the Lenovo Flex 3-1470 device page.