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Introduction

This guide will show the steps needed to take out and replace the headphone jack in the Lenovo Chromebook 100e 2nd gen. You will need a Phillips head screwdriver and a plastic pick for this guide.

  1. Remove the nine 6 mm screws from the back of the laptop using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.
    • Remove the nine 6 mm screws from the back of the laptop using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

  2. Open the laptop and lay it flat. Go along the edge of the keyboard with an opening tool until it pops loose.
    • Open the laptop and lay it flat.

    • Go along the edge of the keyboard with an opening tool until it pops loose.

    • Potential for device damage: Make sure that the keyboard does not fall away from the laptop, as it is still connected to the internal components

  3. Lift the keyboard connectors up using an opening pick. Remove the connectors from their sockets.
    • Lift the keyboard connectors up using an opening pick.

    • Remove the connectors from their sockets.

  4. Remove the three 4 mm Phillips #0 screws holding the headphone jack in place.
    • Remove the three 4 mm Phillips #0 screws holding the headphone jack in place.

  5. Using a plastic opening pick, remove the connection between the aux port and the speakers.
    • Using a plastic opening pick, remove the connection between the aux port and the speakers.

  6. Using the plastic opening pick, pop the retaining flap holding the ribbon cable in place.
    • Using the plastic opening pick, pop the retaining flap holding the ribbon cable in place.

    • Remove the headphone jack from the laptop.

Conclusion

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

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