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How to Disassemble an Acer Aspire E5-511 Laptop

In this article we will look at the process of disassembly of the Acer Aspire E5-511 laptop step by step in order to repair or clean it.

Tools used in this video:

To begin, you will need to remove the battery using this mechanism:

Removing the Battery from the Acer Aspire E5-511 Laptop
Removing the Battery from the Acer Aspire E5-511 Laptop
  1. Location of the battery
  2. Push the button to the right and hold it
  3. Push the battery out of position

Then we will remove the CD drive and all the screws of the rear surgery:

Removing CD Drive Screws and Rear Cover on Acer Aspire E5-511 Laptop
Removing CD Drive Screws and Rear Cover on Acer Aspire E5-511 Laptop
  • The red circle shows the screw to be removed to remove the CD drive
  • The grey circles show the screws securing the rear cover

Once all the screws have been removed, the two plastic parts will be removed by separating in this way, using my disassembly tool:

Removing Plastic Parts on Acer Aspire E5-511 Laptop
Removing Plastic Parts on Acer Aspire E5-511 Laptop

Do not pull too hard because the keyboard is attached to the motherboard:

View of trackpad, keyboard and on/off button cables
View of trackpad, keyboard and on/off button cables
  1. Trackpad cable to be disconnected by lifting the white connector and pulling the blue plastic part
  2. Keyboard cable to be disconnected the same way
  3. On/off button cable to be disconnected in the same way

Once these connectors are undone, the top can be removed:

Remove Trackpad, Keyboard and On/Off Button Screws
Remove Trackpad, Keyboard and On/Off Button Screws
  1. Location of the keyboard and associated screws (red circles): to remove the keyboard, push it upwards after the screws are removed
  2. Location of the on/off button to be removed
  3. Trackpad location and associated screws (gray circles)

Here we are on the motherboard:

View of the motherboard and components
View of the motherboard and components
  1. Hard Drive Location and Associated Screws (Red): When the hard drive is undone, it must be pushed to the right to pull it out
  2. Location of the wifi card and its associated screw (in grey): before disconnecting it, note the side of the black cable, this will avoid getting the color codes wrong when reassembling. To disconnect the wifi card, we gently pull the wires, remove the screw and we can recover our wifi card.
  3. Location of the bios stack which has the particularity of being welded
  4. LCD connection location to be removed
  5. Location of the fan connector to be removed (in red)
  6. Speaker connector location to be removed (gray)
  7. Location of the ventirad and the two associated screws (in grey) to be removed
  8. Location of screws securing the motherboard
  9. Motherboard power connector location to be undone

Then we discover two new elements:

Acer Aspire E5-511 Laptop Motherboard Rear View
Acer Aspire E5-511 Laptop Motherboard Rear View
  1. Location of the cooling system
  2. Location of Two Memory Bars (RAM)

Now we will remove the screws from the hinges:

View of the hinge screws
View of the hinge screws
  • Location of the four screws of the hinges to be removed (in red)
  • Also remember to remove black and white cables from wifi

You can remove the plastic part that hides the contours of the screen:

View of the plastic part of the Acer Aspire E5-511 laptop screen
View of the plastic part of the Acer Aspire E5-511 laptop screen

To take out the screen, just gently declip the plastic part around.

Then the screws securing the monitor are released:

Acer Aspire E5-511 Laptop Screen View
Acer Aspire E5-511 Laptop Screen View
  • There are four screws to undo (in red) to remove the screen

Be careful when removing the screen because there is a connector on the back:

Connector to be removed from the back of the screen
Connector to be removed from the back of the screen

So much for the complete disassembly of this Acer Aspire E5-511 laptop.
For reassembly, it will be necessary to proceed in the opposite direction.

I hope this article has been useful to you.
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Yves KLINGER

Passionné d'informatique depuis plus de 20 ans, touche à tout, j'essaie d'expliquer l'informatique pour qu'il soit compris par le plus grand nombre et pour que vous puissiez vous dépanner à bas cout.

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