Lenovo ThinkPad X250 Disassembly

In this guide, I’ll disassemble Lenovo ThinkPad X250, I will remove battery, RAM, SSD, wireless card, speaker, keyboard, palm rest and motherboard. Refer to this guide, you can upgrade and repair your ThinkPad X250.

Unlock and remove the battery.

Lenovo ThinkPad X250 come with a 6 cells battery, capacity is 48W, Lenovo part number: 45N1767.

Remove the SIM card tray.

Loosen eight screws securing the bottom case.

Release five snaps in the battery bay.

Pry up the bottom case from right LCD hinge.

Remove the bottom case.

Yellow: Speaker
Green: NGFF port (supports SSD / WWAN)
Orange: wireless card wireless card
Blue: 2.5 SATA HDD
Light Blue: Built-in 3-cell battery
Red: Memory
Purple: CPU fan

Disconnect the battery connector from the motherboard.

Remove three screws securing the battery.

The Lenovo ThinkPad X250 features a built-in 3-cell Li-ion battery, Lenovo FRU: 45N1773, capacity: 24W.

Remove the CMOS battery.

Lenovo ThinkPad X250 only has one RAM slot.

Samsung 4GB PC3L-12800S RAM.

Remove the 2.5″ hard drive.

Toshiba 7MM 7200RPM 500G hard disk, Lenovo FRU: 42T1385.

The hard drive bracket

Disconnect two antenna cables.
Remove one screw securing the wireless card.

Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 wireless card. It is support 802.11ac, 2 x 2 Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0.

Disconnect the cooling fan cable from the motherboard.

Lenovo ThinkPad X250 heat sink/cooling fan assembly

Remove the screw securing the dc par jack module.

Lenovo ThinkPad X250 dc power jack

Disconnect four cables.
Green: keyboard cable.
Blue: fingerprint module cable, Card reader cable.
Purple: speaker cable.
Red: TrackPoint cable.

Disconnect the LCD cable.

Disconnect these two cables.

Red: camera cable.
Blue: microphone cable.

Camera + microphone 2-in-1 cable

Remove three screws securing the left side LCD hinge.

Remove three screws securing the right side LCD hinge.

The LCD assembly was removed.

Remove the screw securing HDD cable.

Remove the HDD cable.

Remove two screws securing the right side speaker.

Remove two screws securing the left side speaker

ThinkPad X250 speaker modules

ThinkPad X250 motherboard

ThinkPad X250 motherboard and iPhone 6 plus.

The speaker mounting bracket

ThinkPad X250 palm rest

Power button and fingerprint module mounting bracket

Start button board

Fingerprint Module

There is an insulating layer between keyboard and motherboard.

Remove two screws securing the touchpad.

Torn black tape

Disconnect the touchpad cable.

Remove the touchpad.

ThinkPad X250 touchpad

ThinkPad X250 keyboard

ThinkPad X250 palm rest

Pry up the LCD bezel.

ThinkPad X250 lcd bezel

Lift up the LCD screen.

Disconnect the LCD cable.

ThinkPad X250 LCD screen

ThinkPad X250’s A case

Webcam + Microphone module

WiFi antenna

LCD hinges


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