ASUS X402 Photo Guide

Disassembly Process

ASUS X402 (X402CA) 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:

  • Top Case Module
  • HDD Module
  • IO Board
  • Motherboard
  • Thermal Tunnel & Fan
  • Battery Module
  • LCD Module 
  • LCD Brackets Module

Top Case Module

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

Remove the Top Case Module

1. Remove 11 screws (7 screws of M2.5*9.5, 4 screws of M2*4) on the bottom case.

2. Use disassembly tool to pry up the sides of the top case and lift up the top case.

3. Disconnect the keyboard FPC and TP FFC.


HDD Module

The illustration shows how to remove the HDD Module.

Remove HDD Module

1. Remove 1 LED FFC, which combine motherboard with LED board.

2. Disconnect the battery cable.

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

4. Remove 4 screws (4 screws of M2*4.5) on the HDD module. Remove the HDD module toward the arrow direction.

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


IO Board

The illustrations below show how to remove the IO Board from the notebook.

Remove IO Board

1. Disconnect the speaker cable.

2. Disconnect the IO FFC.

3. Remove 2 screws (1 screw of M2*4 , 1 screw of M2*4.5) on the I/O board and remove the I/O board toward the arrow direction.


Motherboard

The illustrations below show how to remove the main board.

Removing the motherboard

1. Disconnect the antenna cable.

2. Remove 7 screws (7 screws of M2*4.5) on the main board and remove the main board toward the arrow direction.

3. On the back of the main board, Remove 1 screws (1 screws of M2*3) on the WLAN card. And remove the WLAN card.


Thermal Module Assy & Fan

The illustrations below show how to separate the Thermal module assy & Fan

Separate Thermal module assy & Fan

1. Disconnect the fan cable toward the arrow direction.

2. Tear off 1 tape and remove 6 screws (6 screws of M2*4) on the thermal module.

3. Take the Thermal module assy & Fan away toward the arrow direction.

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


Battery Module

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

Remove Battery Module

1. Remove 4 screws (2 screws of M2*3L , 2 screws of M2*4.5L) on the battery and take it away.


LCD Module

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

Removing the LCD Module

1. Remove 2 screws (2 screws of M2*4) on the LCD hinges and take it away.

2. Remove 2 rubber pads and 2 screws (2 screws of M2*4) on LCD front bezel.

3. Arrow direction push and remove the hinge cape.

4. Use disassembly tool to pry up the edge of the bezel. And take the LCD front bezel away.

5. Remove 4 screws (4 screws of M2*4) on the LCD module and take the LCD away.

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

7. Remove 4 screws (4 screws of M2*4) on LCD brackets and take the brackets away.