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A faulty Bluetooth Module can cause delayed or no connection to peripheral wireless devices such as mice, headsets, and microphones. If the problem cannot be solved by installing an update, replacement may be necessary. Follow this guide to replace your Bluetooth Module. Note: Before beginning this guide, remove the battery by referring to the Battery Replacement Guide.

Use a plastic opening tool to pull up the four metal latches in the battery cavity located on the bottom of the device. Do not apply too much pressure. The latches cannot be removed and will bend if forced.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to pull up the four metal latches in the battery cavity located on the bottom of the device.

  • Do not apply too much pressure. The latches cannot be removed and will bend if forced.

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Flip the laptop over, and open the display. Use a plastic opening tool to lift the edge of the keyboard nearest to the display. Gently lift the keyboard, and slide it toward the display.
  • Flip the laptop over, and open the display.

  • Use a plastic opening tool to lift the edge of the keyboard nearest to the display.

  • Gently lift the keyboard, and slide it toward the display.

  • Do not remove the keyboard completely. This can damage the ribbon cable connecting the underside of the keyboard to the laptop.

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Use a spudger to release the tabs on the keyboard ribbon cable ZIF connector.
  • Use a spudger to release the tabs on the keyboard ribbon cable ZIF connector.

    • Depending on the model variation, the tabs on this ZIF connector will either flip up toward the display or push out toward the display.

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Flip the laptop over. Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver remove the five 5.65 mm screws.
  • Flip the laptop over.

  • Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver remove the five 5.65 mm screws.

  • The screw holding the RAM compartment cover may be permanently connected, and only be able to be loosed by the screwdriver.

  • Be sure to have a designated place to hold the different sized screws removed in this guide.

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Remove the RAM lid. Use a spudger to unclip the edges of the cover if necessary. The battery is shown still attached in the picture, but it should be removed prior to beginning this guide.
  • Remove the RAM lid.

  • Use a spudger to unclip the edges of the cover if necessary.

  • The battery is shown still attached in the picture, but it should be removed prior to beginning this guide.

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Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove one 6.5 mm screw located next to the RAM.
  • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove one 6.5 mm screw located next to the RAM.

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Flip the laptop back over, and open the display. Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the six 5.5 mm screws on the inside covering.
  • Flip the laptop back over, and open the display.

  • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the six 5.5 mm screws on the inside covering.

  • Disconnect the touch pad ribbon cable. It is visible through a window located 3 inches from the bottom left edge of the metal covering.

  • The connector shows blue.

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Detach the five plastic clips by carefully running a plastic opening tool between the top and bottom casing. You will hear a "click" as the clips come undone. The top plastic is fragile. There are also two miniature LEDs exposed along the top edge of the bottom casing at the bottom right that are easily damaged.
  • Detach the five plastic clips by carefully running a plastic opening tool between the top and bottom casing. You will hear a "click" as the clips come undone.

  • The top plastic is fragile. There are also two miniature LEDs exposed along the top edge of the bottom casing at the bottom right that are easily damaged.

  • Remove the metal and plastic covering.

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Detach the track pad ribbon by using a plastic opening tool to raise up the black pad.
  • Detach the track pad ribbon by using a plastic opening tool to raise up the black pad.

  • This can also be done during Step 4 through a window in the metal chassis. In this way you lessen the chance of damage to the trackpad ribbon cable.

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Detach the Bluetooth wire located below the fan by gently pulling it upward. Detach the Bluetooth wire located below the fan by gently pulling it upward.
  • Detach the Bluetooth wire located below the fan by gently pulling it upward.

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Conclusie

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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