Asus X555LA-SI305041 Repair

Asus X555LA-SI305041

The Asus X555LA is a low budget laptop that came out in May of 2015. This Intel Core i3 laptop was designed to be affordable for consumers.

Battery Replacement

Introduction

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Battery Replacement

This guide will step you through replacing the battery in the Asus X555LA.

Step 1

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Battery Replacement
  • Use a #0 Phillips screw driver to remove the 90mm screws from the outer case (6 screws).
  • Use a #0 Phillips screw driver to remove the 1.1cm screws from the outer case (4 screws).

Step 2

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Battery Replacement
  • Use the plastic opening tool to separate the keyboard from the bottom cover.
  • Start by prying on the front of the laptop.
  • Continue prying around the cover and end just under the screen to release the front cover.

Step 3

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Battery Replacement
  • Flip up the small white tab with the plastic opening tool.
  • This will release the lock Gently remove the white ribbon cable.

Step 4

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Battery Replacement
  • Flip up the gray tab with the plastic opening tool to release the lock.
  • Gently remove the black and blue ribbon cable.

Step 5

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Battery Replacement
  • You can now fully remove the keyboard and front panel to gain access to the inside of the laptop.

Step 6

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Battery Replacement
  • Remove 3, 50 mm screws around the battery using a #0 Phillips screw driver.

Step 7

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Battery Replacement
  • Gently remove battery from casing. The battery should remove easily.
  • Replace with new battery.

CD Drive Replacement

Introduction

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - CD Drive Replacement

You may need to replace the CD Drive if it is not working, or if you want a more advanced CD Drive. This is a fairly easy replacement, and there is not too much else you need to take off of the device in order to get the CD Drive out. The CD Drive is essentially its own entity, so there will not be any other parts that need to come out with it. There is no easy way to repair a CD Drive itself, so if you have determined that your drive is not working, the best option is going to be to replace the whole thing.

Step 1

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - CD Drive Replacement
  • Use a #0 Phillips screw driver to remove the 90mm screws from the outer case (6 screws).
  • Use a #0 Phillips screw driver to remove the 1.1cm screws from the outer case (4 screws).

Step 2

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - CD Drive Replacement
  • Use the plastic opening tool to separate the keyboard from the bottom cover.
  • Start by prying on the front of the laptop.
  • Continue prying around the cover and end just under the screen to release the front cover.

Step 3

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - CD Drive Replacement
  • Flip up the small white tab with the plastic opening tool.
  • This will release the lock Gently remove the white ribbon cable.

Step 4

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - CD Drive Replacement
  • Flip up the gray tab with the plastic opening tool to release the lock.
  • Gently remove the black and blue ribbon cable.

Step 5

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - CD Drive Replacement
  • You can now fully remove the keyboard and front panel to gain access to the inside of the laptop.

Step 6

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - CD Drive Replacement
  • Using a #0 Phillips screw driver, remove the (50mm) black screw to the left of the CD Drive and to the right of the cooling fan.

Step 7

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - CD Drive Replacement
  • CD Drive should easily slide out.

Hard Drive Replacement

Introduction

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Hard Drive Replacement

If your computer is starting to slow down, freeze frequently, or display the blue screen of death then your hard drive may be failing. If your hard drive hasn't completely crashed yet then be sure to backup your precious data BEFORE replacing your hard drive.

Step 1

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Hard Drive Replacement
  • Use a #0 Phillips screw driver to remove the 90mm screws from the outer case (6 screws).
  • Use a #0 Phillips screw driver to remove the 1.1cm screws from the outer case (4 screws).

Step 2

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Hard Drive Replacement
  • Use the plastic opening tool to separate the keyboard from the bottom cover.
  • Start by prying on the front of the laptop.
  • Continue prying around the cover and end just under the screen to release the front cover.

Step 3

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Hard Drive Replacement
  • Flip up the small white tab with the plastic opening tool.
  • This will release the lock Gently remove the white ribbon cable.

Step 4

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Hard Drive Replacement
  • Flip up the gray tab with the plastic opening tool to release the lock.
  • Gently remove the black and blue ribbon cable.

Step 5

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Hard Drive Replacement
  • You can now fully remove the keyboard and front panel to gain access to the inside of the laptop.

Step 6

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Hard Drive Replacement
  • Release the ribbon cables using the plastic opening tool to flip the gray tab on the white connector.
  • Gently slide ribbon cable out while gray tab is flipped up.
  • If glued, go ahead and peel ribbon from hard drive.

Step 7

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Hard Drive Replacement
  • Unscrew the one black 50 mm screw from USB and headphone port using a #0 Phillips screw driver.
  • Remove USB and headphone port using the plastic opening tool.

Step 8

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Hard Drive Replacement
  • Unscrew the two black 50 mm screws located in each corner of the hard drive using a #0 Phillips screw driver.
  • Lift hard drive out of device.

Step 9

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Hard Drive Replacement
  • Disconnect power connector with a plastic opening tool.
  • Unscrew one black 50 mm screw from hard drive controller PCB using a #0 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Remove hard drive controller.

Step 10

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Hard Drive Replacement
  • Unscrew the four black 30 mm screws from hard drive enclosure using a #0 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Remove case from hard drive.
  • Peel the three foam contact strips up slowly to ensure foam doesn't tear.

Keyboard Assembly Replacement

Introduction

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Keyboard Assembly Replacement

The keyboard assembly guide is an important guide for the rest of the guides for this device. You will need to reference this guide in order gain access to the inside of the laptop. This guide will also be useful if your keyboard or track pad have gone bad and need to be replaced.Tools.

Step 1

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Keyboard Assembly Replacement
  • Use a #0 Phillips screw driver to remove the 90mm screws from the outer case (6 screws).
  • Use a #0 Phillips screw driver to remove the 1.1cm screws from the outer case (4 screws).

Step 2

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Keyboard Assembly Replacement
  • Use the plastic opening tool to separate the keyboard from the bottom cover.
  • Start by prying on the front of the laptop.
  • Continue prying around the cover and end just under the screen to release the front cover.

Step 3

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Keyboard Assembly Replacement
  • Flip up the small white tab with the plastic opening tool.
  • This will release the lock Gently remove the white ribbon cable.

Step 4

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Keyboard Assembly Replacement
  • Flip up the gray tab with the plastic opening tool to release the lock.
  • Gently remove the black and blue ribbon cable.

Step 5

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - Keyboard Assembly Replacement
  • You can now fully remove the keyboard and front panel to gain access to the inside of the laptop.

RAM Replacement

Introduction

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - RAM Replacement

This guide will demonstrate the process for replacing the RAM in this laptop. This could be useful if your RAM is not working properly or if you would like to upgrade your RAM. This will be one of the easiest replacements in this device. RAM is designed to be replaced and upgraded, so it was made very easy to access. RAM is basically the computer's temporary memory, NOT the computer's storage. One thing to note, this bay may be empty as one stick of RAM is soldered into the motherboard and is not serviceable by the end-user. If it is this stick that is defective, you will need to file an RMA. However if it is the stick in the bay that is defective, then please proceed with this repair guide.

Step 1

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - RAM Replacement
  • Flip your laptop upside down and set it on a solid surface.
  • The RAM is located under the square cover on the bottom of the laptop.

Step 2

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - RAM Replacement
  • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the screw cover.
  • Make sure to keep the screw cover in a safe place. It is very easy to misplace.

Step 3

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - RAM Replacement
  • Using a #0 Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the single 25mm screw on the RAM cover.

Step 4

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - RAM Replacement
  • Use the plastic opening tool to open the RAM cover.

Step 5

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - RAM Replacement
  • With your finger, push the two metal tabs (one on each side) outward until the RAM card pops up.

Step 6

Asus X555LA-SI305041 - RAM Replacement
  • Gently remove the RAM card.