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Lenovo ThinkPad X240 Disassembly

IFA 2013 show in Berlin, Germany, Lenovo released new ThinkPad series notebooks. The new ThinkPad series notebooks are primarily to upgrade the mainly involving ThinkPad T, X and S series. The specific models were T440s, T440, X240, S440 and S540. Now we will disassemble the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 notebook.

From this post, you will learn how to take apart Lenovo ThinkPad X240 notebook. You will know how to remove/replace the SSD, keyboard, RAM module, fan heat sink assembly, speakers, palm rest, bottom case and motherboard of Lenovo ThinkPad X240 notebook.

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Unlock and remove the battery first.

Lenovo ThinkPad X240 using a 48WH 6-cells Li-ion battery, Lenovo P/N: 45N1128, 45N1734.

Unscrew all screws from the bottom case. You can remove the bottom case.

When bottom case removed, you can access RAM, heat sink, cooling fan, SSD, wireless card and built-in battery.

Remove three screws securing the battery.

Unplug the battery power cable from the motherboard. You can remove the battery.

11.1v, 24wh Li-polymer built-in battery

Two batteries

Remove one screw securing the SSD.
Disconnect the cable from the motherboard.

It comes with a Samsung 512GB SSD.

In the next step, we will remove the ram.

Remove the RAM.

The laptop features an SK Hynix 8GB memory.

Disconnect two antennas and remove one screw, the wireless card can be removed.

The wireless card

Loosen four screws and disconnect the fan cables. The heat sink and cooling fan can be removed.

The heat sink and cooling fan

Left speaker

Lenovo ThinkPad X240 RJ45 port and card reader

For more guides, check out the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 device page.

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  1. Ummmm…keyboard? Nice guide and all, but I arrived here based on a search to remove/replace the keyboard. You promised to show that. Did not deliver.

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