ASUS Zenpad Z170MG Photo Guide

Disassembly Process

ASUS ZENPAD (Z170MG) consists of various modules. This chapter describes the procedures for the complete Z170MG 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 Assy
  • Battery
  • Main Board

Bottom Case Assy

The illustrations below show how to remove the bottom case from the Z170MG

1. Use PICK to open the bottom case from bottom corner (red ring) and never open from weak green area.

2. Open the bottom case.


Battery
1.
Remove battery connector Remove the screw fixed on the battery connector, then take out the connector. (Screw driver spec:0.5± 0.1kgf.cm)

2. Use the disassembly piece to remove the battery gently.

Note: It has gum paper between battery and bracket (below mark 1), please don’t remove battery if you don’t need change battery for repair. If the battery deformed after remove, please change a new one.

When assembly a new battery, tear off back gum paper, assemble the battery along with the buckle on the bottom and right side (mark 2), then buckle up the connector.


Main Board

1. Remove the vibrator
Disconnect vibrator cable with MB, and take out the COND tape and vibrator.

2. Remove GSM antenna
Remove the holder screw (#1, M1.4*3.5, Screw driver spec:0.5±0.1kgf.cm), and take out the GSM antenna (#2) and connector (#3).


3. Remove the side key FPC
Disconnect the side key FPC connector, remove the side key FPC

Assembly Note: When connect the FPC, please confirm the FPC inserted paralleled and cannot skewed, then fixed FPC piano keys in place.

4. Remove the speaker

Remove the 2pcs of holder screws (M1.4*3.5, Screw driver spec:0.5±0.1kgf.cm), disconnect speaker box cable with MB and remove the speaker box.


5. Remove the front camera
Take out the conductive fabric on camera, and then remove the front camera.

Assembly Note: When connect the camera FPC, please confirm the FPC inserted paralleled and cannot skewed, then fixed FPC piano keys in place.


6. Remove the rear camera
Use plastic blade release camera connector then remove the rear camera

7. Remove MB
a. Disconnect TP FPC/LCD FPC connector, take out TP FPC/LCD FPC.

Assembly Note: When connect the FPC, please confirm the FPC inserted paralleled and cannot skewed, then fixed FPC piano keys in place.
b. Remove the screws fixed on MB, and remove MB. Red: M1.4*3.0 (Screw driver spec:0.6±0.1kgf.cm) Yellow: M1.4*2.05 (Screw driver spec:0.5±0.1kgf.cm)


8. Remove the main MIC rubber case


9. Remove WIFI ANTENNA(3 in 1).