Toshiba Satellite P35 notebook

Toshiba Satellite P30 P35 disassembly.

If your laptop shuts down by itself without any warning and the bottom feels hot, most likely it happens because the heatsink is clogged with dust. It's necessary to clean up the heatsink with cooling module.

   
Disassemble laptop

STEP 1

Turn the unit upside down and remove the battery.
Remove five screws securing the wireless card card cover and the hard drive cover.
Remove all covers. Remove PC dummy card.

   
 
 
   
Remove hard drive

STEP 2

Remove the memory card.
Remove the hard drive disk.
Remove one screw securing the metal brace over the wireless card.
Disconnect the Wi-Fi card cables and remove the card.

   
Remove laptop DVD drive

STEP 3

Remove one screw securing the DVD drive and slide the DVD drive out of the laptop.

 

   
Take apart laptop

STEP 4

Remove all marked screws on the bottom of the laptop.

   
Removing keyboard

STEP 5

Turn the laptop right side up.
Insert a thin object under the securing strip and lift it up. Be careful, it may be very tight. Work with fingers to release plastic latches securing the strip.

   
Remove laptop keyboard

STEP 6

Remove the keyboard securing strip.

   
Open laptop case

STEP 7

Remove two screws securing the keyboard.
Press on the lock in the center to release the keyboard.

   
Disconnect notebook keyboard

STEP 8

Lift off the keyboard and disconnect the flat cable on the system board.

   
Disassemble laptop

STEP 9

Remove two screws securing the display hinges to the laptop base.
Pull the wireless card antenna cables through the opening in the system board.
Disconnect the LCD screen cable on the system board.

   
Remove LCD screen

STEP 10

Lift the LCD screen assembly off the base and remove it.

Check out screen removal guide.

   
Taking apart notebook

STEP 11

Remove seven marked screws. One screw on the top would be hidden under the seal.
Disconnect the touchpad flat cable on the system board.

   
Open laptop case

STEP 12

Using a guitar pick, carefully separate the top cover from the base. Move the guitar pick along the top cover edge to release latches.

   
Remove top cover

STEP 13

Lift the top cover off the base and remove it from the base.

   
Dismantle laptop

STEP 14

Remove two hex screws on the back of the notebook.

   
Removing system board

STEP 15

Remove three screws securing the system board.
Disconnect the right and left speakers on the system board.

   
Remove laptop motherboard

STEP 16

Lift the system board by the left side and carefully remove if from the notebook base.

   
Remove CPU cooling fan

STEP 17

Remove four screws securing the CPU fans.
Hold the fan assembly and turn the system board over.

 

   
Remove CPU fans

STEP 18

Disconnect the CPU fan cables on the system board.
Remove the fan assembly.

   
Remove heatsink

STEP 19

Remove four screws with springs securing the heatsink.
Carefully lift the cooling module off the CPU.

   
Clean laptop heatsink

STEP 20

As you see the heatsink is completely clogged with lint. Using canned air clean the heatsink.

   
Remove laptop CPU

STEP 21

Turn the CPU lock to unlock position.
Carefully lift off the CPU.

   
Disassemble Toshiba Satellite P35

STEP 22

The laptop disassembly is done.

   

 

 

 

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