Toshiba laptop disassembly manual and instructions

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Toshiba Satellite A45 remove hinges

How to remove and replace broken laptop hinges. Toshiba Satellite A40 and A45 manual.

This guide was made for a Toshiba Satellite A45 laptop but also you can use it for a Satellite A40. Both models are the same.

 

 

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Lift off laptop battery

STEP 1

Always start laptop disassembly with removing the battery.



   
Removing laptop heatsink

STEP 2

Remove six screws securing the hard drive cover and the heatsink covers.


   
Disconnect and remove notebook hard drive

STEP 3

Remove one screw securing the hard drive to the laptop base.
Disconnect the hard drive and remove it from the hard drive bay.

 

   
Remove CPU heatsink

STEP 4

Remove three screws securing the CPU heatsink to the system board.
Carefully lift off the heatsink off the laptop CPU.

   
Prevent laptop overheating

STEP 5

The heatsink is 100% clogged with lint.
If your heatsink is clogged, clean the heatsink with a canned air to prevent your laptop from overheating.


   
Remove laptop DVD drive

STEP 6

The DVD drive is secured to the laptop by two screws.
Remove two screws and slide the DVD drive out of the notebook base.

 

   
Separate top cover and display assembly

STEP 7

Remove all screws marked by red circles.

   
Removing keyboard

STEP 8

Place the laptop the right side up.
Using a sharp object lift up the keyboard securing strip.

 

   
Remove keyboard securing strip

STEP 9

Lift off the keyboard securing strip and remove it from the laptop.

   
Repair laptop and notebook yourself
 

 

 

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