ASUS X555 Photo Guide

Disassembly Process

ASUS X555 ( X550C, X550CA, X550CC, X550CL, X550DP, X550EA, X550JD, X550JF, X550JK, X550JX, X550LA, X550LAV, X550LB, X550LC, X550LD, X550LDV, X550LN, X550LNV, X550VB, X550VC, X550VL, X550VX, X550WA, X550WE, X550ZA, X550ZE ) 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:

  • Memory Module
  • Top case
  • Battery Module
  • ODD (Optical Drive Disc)
  • HDD Module
  • Motherboard
  • Thermal Tunnel & Fan
  • WLAN (WiFi) Card
  • LCD Module

Memory

The illustration below shows how to remove the memory.

Remove memory

1.Remove 1 screw on the memory door. (SCREW M2*5L)

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


Top Case

The illustration below shows how to remove the top case.

Remove Top Case

1. Remove 10 screws (SCREW M2.5*8L, SCREW M2*12L, SCREW M2*9L) 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 FFC and TP FFC.

4. Top case as follow.


Battery Module

The illustration below shows how to remove the battery module.

Remove Battery Module

1.Remove 3 screws (SCREW M2*5L) on the battery.


ODD (Optical Drive Disc)

The illustration shows how to remove the ODD.

Remove ODD

1. Remove 1 screw (SCREW M2*5L) on the ODD and take the ODD away.


HDD Module

The illustration shows how to remove the HDD Module.

Remove HDD Module

1. Disconnect the IO board FFC.

2.Remove 1 screw (SCREW M2*5L) on the IO Board.

3. Remove the HDD toward the arrow direction and take it away.

4.Remove 4 screws (SCREW M3*3L) on the bracket and take the bracket away.

5.Disconnect the Speaker cable.

6.Remove 1 screw (SCREW M2*5L) on the HDD board.


Motherboard

The illustrations below show how to remove the main board.

Remove the main board

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

2. Remove 5 screws (SCREW M2*5L, SCREW M2*5L) on the main board.


FAN Module

The illustrations below show how to separate the FAN module.

Separate FAN module

1. Remove 4 screws (SCREW M2*3L) on the thermal module assy & fan

2. Disconnect the FAN cable and take the FAN away.

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


WLAN (WiFi) Card

The illustration shows how to remove the WLAN Card.

Remove WLAN Card

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


LCD Module

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

Remove the LCD Module

1. Remove 7 screws (SCREW M2.5*5L) on the hinges and take the LCD away.

2. Remove the hinge cape toward the right direction.

3. Remove 2 rubber pads and 2 screws (SCREW M2.5*5L) on LCD front bezel.

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

5. Remove 4 screws (SCREW M2*3L) on the panel.

6. Turn over the panel.

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