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ThinkPad s30, s31 Hardware
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Contents ThinkPad s30, s31 Hardware Maintenance Manual 1 Read This First.............1 What to Do First ...........2 How to Disable the Password .......3 Product Overview ............4 Fn Key Combinations..........4 StatusIndicators ...........5 Relatedserviceinformation .........7 Restoring the pre-installed software......7 Creating the service partition for the s30 series . . 7 To create a recovery repair diskette......8 To use the recovery repair diskette......9 Checkout Guide.............9 T
1055 Modem Cable ASM ........39 1060 Wireless Card ASM (s30 only) .....40 1065 IEEE 1394/LAN Card ASM ......41 1070 IEEE 1394/LAN Card Cable ASM ....42 1075 DIMM Card ASM .........43 1080 Upper Cover ASM.........44 1085 Speaker ASM ..........45 1090 Palm Rest ASM..........46 1100FanASM............47 1130 PCMCIA Slots ..........49 1140 System Board ..........51 1145 Power Board ASM.........52 1150 LCD Bezel ASM .........53 1155 LCD Rear Cover ASM........54 1160LCDInverterASM.........55 1170LCDFPC
ThinkPad s30, s31 Hardware Maintenance Manual About This Manual This manual contains service and reference information for the IBM ThinkPad s30 and s31products. Use this manual along with the diagnostics tests to troubleshoot problems effectively. The manual is divided into sections as follows: v The introduction section provides general information, guidelines, and safety information required to service computers. v The product-specific section includes service, reference, and product-specific
this is suspected, clear the error log and run the test again. Do not replace any FRUs if log errors do not reappear. Be careful not to replace a non-defective FRU. What to Do First The servicer must include the following in the parts exchange form or parts return form that is attached to the returned FRU: 1. Name and phone number of servicer 2. Date of service 3. Date when part failed 4. Date of purchase 5. Failure symptoms, error codes appearing on the display, and beep symptoms 6. Procedure i
v Sticky keys caused by spilling liquid onto the keyboard The following symptoms might indicate damage caused by non-warranted activities: v Missing parts might be a symptom of unauthorized service or modification. v Hard disk drive spindles can become noisy from being subjected to excessive force or from being dropped. How to Disable the Password There are three passwords used at a typical customer site: the Supervisor Password, the hard disk drive password, and the Power On password. v Power O
Product Overview The following shows an overview of the system features of the ThinkPad s30 and s31 series. Feature Description Processor Intel Mobile Pentium III 600 MHz, 128 KB L2 cache Bus architecture PCI Bus Memory 128 MB SDRAM onboard 32 MB, 64 MB or 128 MB DIMM card (max. 256 MB) BIOS ROM up to 512 Kbytes Video v 10.4–inch, 16M colors, 640x480 or 1024x768 pixel TFT color LCD Audio v 20–bit stereo D/A and 18–bit stereo A/D audio v Internal stereo speakers Hard disk drive s30 v 10/20 GB, 2.
Fn + Result F4 Suspend mode F7 Switch between the LCD, the external monitor, and both the LCD and external monitor. F12 Hibernation mode Insert Increases the volume Delete Decreases the volume Backspace Mutes the internal speaker Home Increase brightness End Decrease brightness PgUp Toggle ThinkLight on/off Spacebar Enables the FullScreen Magnifier (s31 only) Note: Some models use the three volume control buttons to adjust the volume. The volume control buttons are located above the keyboard, ne
Symbol Color Meaning (1) Battery status Green Enough battery power remains for operation. Blinking The battery pack needs to orange be charged. Orange The battery pack is being charged. Blinking The battery pack is being green charged and is almost fully charged. (2) Suspend mode Green The computer is in suspend mode. Blinking The computer is entering green suspend mode. (3) Drive in use Green Data is being read from or written to the hard disk drive. Do not enter hibernation mode or power off t
Related service information This section provides information about restoring the pre-installed software. Restoring the pre-installed software To restore the pre-installed software for the s30 you can use either the Product Recovery Program or a Recovery CD. To restore the pre-installed software for the s31 you can only use the Product Recovery Program. The Product Recovery Program is in a section of the hard disk drive (the Service Partition) that is not displayed by Windows Explorer. Use the R
3. A menu will appear stating ″Your computer originally included a Product Recovery program...Reinstall the Product Recovery Program? (Y/N)″. Note: If the hard-disk drive contains any partitions, you will not receive this menu-go to step 1. 4. Enter ″Y″ and the Service Partition will be created and loaded with D2D files. Note: If you do not want to create the Service Partition, press ″N″, and then go to step 8. 5. Press Enter at the next window to continue. The Service Partition is created. The
3. At the prompt, press F11. (The option to press F11 appears for only a few seconds. You must press F11 quickly). The Product Recovery program main menu appears. 4. If you are using Windows 2000 Professional, you will be prompted to select the appropriate operating system setting. This menu does not appear for Windows 98 SE. 5. Select System Utilities from the main menu. Press Enter. 6. Select Create a Recovery Repair diskette. Press Enter. 7. Follow the on-screen instructions. 8. When the proc
Symptoms (Verified) Go to Power failure. (The power-on “Power System Checkout” on indicator does not go on or stay page 14, then use table in on.) “Power-Related Symptoms” on page 23. POST does not complete. No “Symptom-to-FRU Index” on beeps or error codes/messages page 19, then use table in “No are indicated. Beep Symptoms” on page 22. POST beeps, but no error “Symptom-to-FRU Index” on codes are displayed. page 19. POST detected an error and “Symptom-to-FRU Index” on displayed numeric error co
Note: The pull-down menu differs depending on the model. 4. Run the applicable function test. 5. Follow the instructions on the screen. If there is a problem, PC-Doctor shows some messages. 6. Reseat the cable or connector of the detected FRU and run the test again. If the error recurs, replace the FRU that caused the error. Note: With some FRUs, especially the system board, the problem may be caused by peripheral FRUs. Verify that each peripheral FRU, such as the flexible cable, has no problem
If the distance between the Access Point and the system is too far, the test may report failure even if the device is properly working. If the encryption is enabled on the Access Point, the test program cannot properly communicate with the Access Point to test the device, and will report failure. Due to the nature of wireless connection, the test may report failure with ″No LinkTest response received″ error message in the log, even if the device is working properly. When the test failed with thi
1. Replace the keyboard. 2. Replace the system board. The following auxiliary input devices are supported for this computer: v Numeric keypad v Mouse (USB-compatible) v External keyboard (USB-compatible) If any of these devices do not work, reseat the cable connector and repeat the failing operation. If the problem does not reoccur, replace the device and then the system board. Memory Checkout DIMM are available for increasing memory capacity. Onboard (MB) Slot (MB) Total Memory (MB) 128 0 128 1
1. Boot from the diagnostics diskette and start the program. 2. Go to Diagnostics on the main menu and select Other Devices. 3. Follow the description in the window. 4. If the test detects a problem, replace the board. Power System Checkout To verify the symptom of the problem power on the computer using each of the following power sources: 1. Remove the battery ASM. 2. Connect the AC Adapter and check that power is supplied. 3. Disconnect the AC Adapter and install the charged battery ASM; then
If the voltage is within the range, do the following: v Replace the system board. v If the problem is not corrected, go to “Undetermined Problems” on page 25. Note: An audible noise from the AC Adapter does not always indicate a defective adapter. Checking the Operational Charging To check operational charging, use a discharged battery pack (battery ASM) or a battery ASM that has less than 50% of the total power remaining when installed in the computer. Perform operational charging. If the batte
3. If the voltage is less than 10.6V, the battery ASM has been discharged, recharge the battery ASM. If the voltage is still less than 10.6V, replace the battery. TrackPoint Checkout If the external mouse is connected, the TrackPoint does not work. In this case, please detach the external mouse to check the TrackPoint. If this does not correct the TrackPoint problem, continue with the following: After you use the TrackPoint, the pointer drifts on the screen for a short time. This self-acting poi