In this guide I’ll be taking apart Lenovo YOGA 710-14IKB laptop. I will show how to remove the battery, internal storage, RAM module, DC power jack and cooling fan.
Also, this teardown guide will help you get access to other internal laptop components.
Remove ten T5 Torx screws securing the bottom cover.
Three screws circled in yellow are longer than other screws.
Remove the bottom cover. You may use a thin metal case opener to separate the bottom cover from the laptop body.
First of all, disconnect and remove the battery.
There are three screws securing the battery.
Unplug battery cable from the motherboard.
Remove the battery.
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Lenovo YOGA 710-14IKB features M.2 Solid State Drive made by Samsung.
Remove one screw securing the SSD.
Pull the SSD out of the slot.
If you take a closer look, you’ll notice that SSD has two notches and this is “B+M key” edge connector.
The socket on the motherboard, on the other hand, has only one notch (5 pins from the notch to the right edge) and this is “M key” edge socket.
The B+M key SSD module can plug into a B or M key socket, but a B or M SSD module can only plug into a matching B or M socket.
The memory module is hidden under the metal cover.
Carefully lift up the memory cover.
Remove the memory cover.
If you need to remove the memory module, spread latches on both ends of the socket.
The memory module will pop up at a 30 degree angle.
Pull the module out of the socket.
In Lenovo YOGA 710-14IKB laptop the DC power jack attached to the harness.
The DC jack secured under the left hinge.
Remove four screws securing the hinge.
Lift up the hinge so you can get access to the DC jack.
The DC jack attached to the case by adhesive tape.
You’ll have to apply some reasonable force to separate the DC jack from the case.
Unplug the DC jack harness from the motherboard.
Now you can remove it and replace if necessary.
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If you need to remove the cooling fan you’ll have to disconnect Wi-Fi antennas from the wireless card.
Wi-Fi antennas are routed in the guided path along the fan edge.
Unroute Wi-Fi antennas.
Remove two screws securing the fan.
Unplug the fan cable connector from the motherboard.
Now you can remove the fan and replace it if necessary.
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