Introduction

How to access the PowerBook G3 Wallstreet Clutch Cover.

Remove both expansion bay modules using the levers on the front of the computer.
  • Remove both expansion bay modules using the levers on the front of the computer.

  • Insert your index fingers inside the expansion bays and search for the two ribbed tabs on the underside of the upper case. The tabs are located near the bottom corners of the keyboard.

  • Pull the tabs toward yourself and the keyboard will pop up.

Ajouter un commentaire

Pull the keyboard forward to disengage the tabs holding it in back and rotate it toward you.
  • Pull the keyboard forward to disengage the tabs holding it in back and rotate it toward you.

  • Rest the keyboard on the trackpad.

Ajouter un commentaire

  • This is a diagram of the ribbon clamp connectors you will disconnect in the next step.

  • 1) With your fingernails, grasp the locking bar on either side and pull up a small amount (about 1/16" or 2 mm).

  • 2) After disengaging the locking bar, slide the cable out of the connector.

Ajouter un commentaire

Disconnect the two keyboard connectors by disengaging the clamps and pulling the ribbons directly upward.
  • Disconnect the two keyboard connectors by disengaging the clamps and pulling the ribbons directly upward.

Ajouter un commentaire

Slide a spudger downward between each plastic strain relief cable and the wall of the case in order to bow out the cable beyond the small tab holding it in place.
  • Slide a spudger downward between each plastic strain relief cable and the wall of the case in order to bow out the cable beyond the small tab holding it in place.

  • Once the strain relief cables are free, lift the keyboard off.

Ajouter un commentaire

Your laptop should look approximately like this.
  • Your laptop should look approximately like this.

Ajouter un commentaire

Idées cadeaux pour la Fête des Pères
Mettons nos papas à l’honneur ainsi que nos mentors qui nous ont appris à réparer.
Idées cadeaux pour la Fête des Pères
Honorons ceux qui nous ont enseigné à réparer.
Remove the two Phillips screws from the heat shield.
  • Remove the two Phillips screws from the heat shield.

  • One screw is shorter than the other. When putting the Wallstreet back together, this screw goes in the middle of the heat shield.

Ajouter un commentaire

Grasp the metal handle on the heat shield and pull up and toward yourself.
  • Grasp the metal handle on the heat shield and pull up and toward yourself.

Ajouter un commentaire

Unscrew, but do not remove, the single Phillips screw from the hard drive bracket.
  • Unscrew, but do not remove, the single Phillips screw from the hard drive bracket.

Ajouter un commentaire

Grasp the hard drive bracket on the left side and pull up and to the left.
  • Grasp the hard drive bracket on the left side and pull up and to the left.

Ajouter un commentaire

Your laptop should look approximately like this.
  • Your laptop should look approximately like this.

Ajouter un commentaire

Use a spudger, the tips of your fingers, or a flat non-metal tool to pry up the processor's right side.
  • Use a spudger, the tips of your fingers, or a flat non-metal tool to pry up the processor's right side.

  • Remove the processor by sliding it up and to the right.

  • The processor and RAM can be removed as a unit. It is not necessary to remove the RAM from the processor.

  • There are two tabs on the left side of the processor that fit into slots on the metal framework. Make sure these tabs are in the slots.

Ajouter un commentaire

Remove the single Phillips screw from the modem.
  • Remove the single Phillips screw from the modem.

  • Disconnect the orange PMU cable by pulling it directly up.

Ajouter un commentaire

Disconnect the modem from the logic board by lifting up on the right side using a spudger, the tip of your finger, or a flat non-metal tool.
  • Disconnect the modem from the logic board by lifting up on the right side using a spudger, the tip of your finger, or a flat non-metal tool.

  • Remove the modem by sliding it up and to the right.

Ajouter un commentaire

Your laptop should look approximately like this.
  • Your laptop should look approximately like this.

Ajouter un commentaire

Push the display back so that it lies flat.
  • Push the display back so that it lies flat.

  • Slip a spudger or your index finger under the clutch cover near the power button and pull upward until you feel it come free.

  • Repeat the previous step on the left side.

Ajouter un commentaire

Lift the clutch cover off by rotating it up and then toward you.
  • Lift the clutch cover off by rotating it up and then toward you.

Ajouter un commentaire

Conclusion

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

15 autre(s) ont terminé cette réparation.

Pièces jointes

iRobot

Membre depuis le 24/09/2009

1 Réputation

750 tutoriels rédigés

Ajouter un commentaire

Voir les statistiques:

Dernières 24 heures : 2

7 derniers jours : 3

30 derniers jours : 13

Total : 5,636