ASUS S550 Photo Guide

Disassembly Process

ASUS S550 (S550C, S550CA, S550CB, S550CM) 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:

  • Battery Module
  • HDD Module
  • ODD (Optical Disc Drive)
  • WLAN (WiFi) Module
  • Memory Module
  • Motherboard Module
  • Thermal Module Assy & Fan
  • LCD Module

Battery Module

The illustration below shows how to remove the battery module.

Remove Battery Module

1. Open latch 1 and hold latch 2 toward the arrow to take the battery away.


HDD Module

The illustration shows how to remove the HDD Module.

Remove HDD Module

1. Remove 2 screws (2 screws of M2*8) on the HDD door.

2. Remove the HDD door toward the arrow direction and take the door away.

3. Remove 3 screws (3 screws of M2*8)on the HDD module. Remove the HDD module toward the arrow direction.

4. And then lift up to take it away.

5. Remove 2 screws(2 screws of M3*3)on the bracket.

6. Take the HDD away.


ODD (Optical Disc Drive)

The illustration shows how to remove the ODD.

Remove ODD

1. Tear off 1 rubber pad and remove 1 screw(1 screw of M2*8)on the bottom.

2. Pull out and remove the ODD.


Bottom Case Module

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

Removing the bottom case module

1. Disconnect the spaker cable.

2. Remove 13 screws(5 screws of M2*8, 8 screws of M2*5)on the bottom case.

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


WLAN Module

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

Remove WLAN Module

1. Disconnect the antenna cable and remove 1 screw (1 screw of M2*3) on the WLAN card.


Memory Module

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

Remove Memory Module

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


Motherboard Module

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

Remove the Motherboard Module

1. Disconnect the TP FFC.

2. Disconnect the LVDS cable.

3. Disconnect DC_IN cable.

4. Disconnect the Power FFC.

5. Remove 9 screws(9 screws of M2*3)on the main board.

6. Turn over the main board toward the arrow direction.

7. Disconnect the keyboard FPC.

8. Remove 1 screw(1 screw of M2*3) on the SSD card.

9. Disconnect the BIOS battery 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 toward the arrow direction.

2. Remove 4 screws (4 screws of M2 *3) on the thermal module.

3. Tear off 1 rubber pad and remove 1 screw (1 screws of M2*3) on the fan.

4. Lift up and take the Thermal module assy & Fan away toward the arrow direction.

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


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.

2. Remove 2 screws (2 screws of M2*3) on the DC_IN cable and take the metal plate away.

3. Remove the DC_IN cable away from the groove.

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

5. Disconnect the PW FFC and remove it away toward the arrow direction.

6. Remove 1 screw (1 screw of M2*3) on the power board and take the power board away.

7. Take the LCD module away.

8. Remove 2 rubber pads and 2 screws (2 screws of M2*5) on LCD front bezel.

9. Push the LCD panel toward the arrow direction and take it away.