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VGN-AX Series TV Tuner
Replacement Instructions
IMPORTANT!
PLEASE READ BEFORE YOU START
These easy instructions are intended to guide you through the replacement process.
9 To avoid electric shock please make sure product is turned off and AC Adaptor is disconnected
from the power source. Remove jewelry before you begin work to avoid scratching the surface
of your notebook computer.*
9 Place your notebook computer on a clean, stable and covered surface to avoid damage to the
computer's case.*
9 Follow the ESD (Electrostatic Discharge) damage prevention instructions:
o Hold parts by the edges, away from exposed circuitry when possible.
o Do not walk around excessively as this promotes static build-up.
9 The appearance of the electronic components shown in the illustrations may be different from
the components shipped. This slight difference does not affect the accuracy of these instructions.
* Sony is not responsible for any loss of data associated with your computer or any damage caused by
incorrect handling of the computer under these procedures. The terms of your Sony Limited Warranty
continue to apply.
Step 1. Prepare the Computer.
CAUTION: Make sure the
computer is turned off, the lid is
closed, and the AC Adapter is
disconnected. Failure to do so can
result in damage to the computer.
Step 2. Remove the Battery Pack.
Unlock the battery pack and locate
the release tab as shown in the
picture. With your thumbs, push the
tab in the release direction and
gently lift up the battery pack.
Place the computer upside down on
a protected surface with the front
edge facing you.
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Step 3. Remove completely the
battery pack from the computer and
set aside.
VGN-AX Series TV Tuner
Replacement Instructions
Step 4. Locate the TV Tuner Bay.
Step 5. Unlock the Latch.
Rotate the computer with the TV
Tuner Bay facing you as shown in
the picture.
Use your thumb or finger and gently
press the latch in to release the
pressure.
Step 7. Pull the TV Tuner Bay away
from the computer as shown. Some
force may be required to disconnect
it.
Step 8. Remove completely the TV
Tuner Bay.
Step 9. Install New TV Tuner Bay.
Step 10. With an even force slide in
the new TV Tuner Bay.
Step 11. Make sure the new TV
Tuner Bay is seating flush on the
edge of the computer.
Step 12. Lock the Latch.
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Step 6. To initiate the removal of
the TV Tuner Bay, pull slightly the
latch as shown.
Hold the new TV Tuner Bay by the
edges and align it with the opening.
Return the old TV Tuner Bay to
Sony following the included shipping
instructions.
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