Acer Aspire P3-171Acer Laptop

Acer Aspire P3-171 Disassembly

In this guide, I’ll explain how to disassemble Acer Aspire P3-171 to remove and replace the bottom case, battery, SSD, speakers, LCD screen, USB board, heat sink, cooling fan and motherboard.

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First of all, we need to remove the white bezel.

Under the white bezel, you can find three screws. Remove these screws.

Pry up the LCD screen with a pry bar.

There are some snaps fixed the screen. You need to unlock all the snaps.

Lift up the LCD screen. Be careful, LCD cable still connected to the motherboard. You will need to disconnect the battery connector from the motherboard. Disconnect the LCD cable.

Disconnect the connector from the motherboard.

Uncover the scotch tape and disconnect the LCD cable from the motherboard.

Acer Aspire P3-171 screen has been removed. The screen is coming from AUO.

Here’re audio jack and front camera.


Acer Aspire P3-171 cooling fan


South Bridge chip

The wireless card module is welded on the motherboard.

USB 3.0 port

Here’re the heat sink and cooling fan.

Intel processor

The laptop installed a 7.6v, 40wh Li-ion battery, Acer model: AC13A3L.

For more guides, check out the Acer Aspire P3-171 device page.



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  1. Can someone point me in the direction of the RAM chips?
    According to Acer they are soldered to the MoBo, 4GB for this model. However in their write up it says up to 8GB and the OS reports 2 slots with one used of DDR3. Would love to up it to 8GB as finding lag on a few operations.

    1. You can remove it but it has to be the same SSD/HDD size in most cases it’ll just be an SSD. Search Toshiba SSD ultrabook and you’ll find one

  2. one more thing,,, my tablet is not showing anything on Screen… and the fan is working,
    i think the problem is the RAM. ahmmm?

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