ASUS S400 Photo Guide

Disassembly Procedure

ASUS S400 (S400CA) Series Notebook consists of various modules. This chapter describes the procedure for the complete notebook disassembly. In addition, in between procedures, the detailed disassembly procedure of individual modules will be provided for your needs.

The disassembly procedure consists of the following steps:

  • Bottom Case Module
  • Battery Module
  • HDD Module
  • Memory
  • WLAN (WiFi) Module
  • LCD Module
  • Thermal Module Assy & Fan

Bottom Case Module

The illustrations below show how to remove and disassemble the Top Case Module.

Remove the Bottom Case Module

1. Remove 10 screws(10 screws of M2*5)on the bottom case.

2. Use disassembly tool to pry up the sides of the bottom case.


Battery Module

The illustration below shows how to remove the battery module.

Remove Battery Module

1. Remove 4 screws(4 screws of M2*5)on the battery module.

2. Lift up to disconnect the battery cable.

3. Take the battery away.


HDD Module

The illustrations below show how to remove and disassemble the HDD module of the notebook.

Removing the HDD Module

1. Remove 3 screws(1 screw of M2*5, 2 screws of M2*3) on the HDD module.

2. Remove the HDD away toward the arrow direction. Take the HDD away.

3. Remove 4 screws(4 screws of M3*3) on the bracket


Memory

The illustrations below show how to remove and disassemble the memory of the notebook.

Removing the memory

1. Pull two latches here to pop the Memory module up at 45 angles, and then pull out the module at that angle.


WLAN (WiFi) Module

The illustrations below show how to remove the WLAN Module from the notebook.

Separate WLAN Module

1. Tear off 2 tapes on the WLAN cable.

2. Disconnect the antenna cable.

3. Remove 1 screw (1 screw of M2*3) on the WLAN card and take the WLAN card away.


LCD Module

The illustrations below show how to remove and disassemble the LCD Module of the notebook.

Removing the LCD Module

1. Tear off 1 tape and disconnect the LVDS cable.

2. Remove 4 screws (4 screws of M2.5*5.5) on the hinges.

3. Pry up the top case and take the LCD Module away toward the arrow direction.

4. Remove the hinge cape toward the right direction.

5. Take the hinge cape away at 45 angle.

6. Tear off 2 rubbers and remove 2 screws (2 screws of M2*3) on the LCD module.

7. Remove the LCD panel toward the arrow direction and take it away

8. Remove 7 screws (7 screws of M2.5*5) on the hinges.

9. Take the hinges away.

10. Tear off 1 tape.

11. Pick up the camera and turn it over.

12. Disconnect the camera cable.

13. Disconnect the touch control FFC.

14. Take the touch control board away and disconnect the cable.

15. Tear off 1 tape.

16. Disconnect the LVDS cable.


Thermal module Assy & Fan

The illustrations below show how to remove the Thermal Module Assy & Fan from the notebook.

Separate Thermal Module Assy& Fan

1. Disconnect the fan cable.

2. Remove 6 screws (4 screws of M2*3, 2 screws of M2*5) on the thermal module assy& fan.

3. Take the fan away.

4. Tear off 1 tape and disconnect Thermal Tunnel with Fan.