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Lenovo ThinkPad T500 Disassembly (Clean Cooling Fan, Remove Keyboard)

In this guide, I’ll explain how to disassemble Lenovo ThinkPad T500 to remove and replace the hard drive, DVD drive, RAM, keyboard, palm rest, wireless card, motherboard, heat sink and cooling fan. Refer to this guide, you can repair, upgrade and clean your ThinkPad T500.

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Turn off your laptop. Unlock and remove the battery.
Remove six screws from the bottom case.

Unlock DVD drive switch.

Pull out the DVD drive.

Remove the hard drive cover.

Pull out the hard drive module.

Pry up the palm rest and disconnect the touchpad cable from the motherboard. You can remove the palm rest.

Remove two screws securing the keyboard bezel.

Lift up the keyboard and disconnect the keyboard cable. You can remove the keyboard.

Remove seven screws.

Remove the metal plate.

Now remove the keyboard bezel.

Remove one screw.
Remove the speaker.

Remove five screws.
Disconnect the cooling fan cable.

Remove the cooling fan.

Clean the cooling fan.

Clean the old glues and apply for new glues on the CPU and GPU.

For more guides, check out the Lenovo ThinkPad T500 device page.

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2 Comments

  1. I have Lenovo T500 laptop not powering on I have tried everything.
    I have opened the laptop motherboard, will you please tell me the power circuit diagram of motherboard so I can repair the faulty part.

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