In this post, I’ll explain how to disassemble Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S to remove and replace the battery, SSD, RAM, cooling fan, speakers, palm rest and motherboard.
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Remove all screws from the bottom case.
Remove two rubber mats.
Under the rubber mats, you can find the two hidden screws.
Remove these two screws.
Turn over the laptop, Lift up the keyboard a little bit, Disconnect the keyboard cable, you can remove the keyboard.
Remove two screws securing the palm rest and unplug one cable. You can remove the palm rest.
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S palm rest, there are two little boards and a touchpad on the palm rest.
When the palm rest removed, you can get access to the SSD, RAM, battery, speakers, CMOS battery, heat sink, cooling fan and motherboard.
Remove six screws securing the LCD Hinges and disconnect the LCD cable. You can remove the LCD display module.
Unplug the RTC battery cable from the motherboard. You can remove the RTC battery.
Remove the yellow IO board FPC.
Remove one screw securing the battery and unplug the battery connector. You can remove the battery.
The laptop using a 14.8v, 42wh Li-polymer battery, Lenovo P/N: L11M4P13.
Separate the clips and remove the memory.
The laptop comes with an 8GB PC3L-12800S memory.
Remove one screw securing the SSD and take it out from mSATA slot.
The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S features a 256GB SSD, Lenovo P/N: 45N8430, 45N8431.
Remove all screws securing the heat sink.
Remove three screws securing the cooling fan and disconnect the fan cable from the motherboard. You can remove the heat sink and cooling fan.