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IBM R60 hinge replacement

Laptop with broken hinge 😮

You can’t either close or open the lid of laptop,

One hinge of my secondary laptop IBM R60 was broken, actually I don’t use that laptop but decided to repair it.

Disassembling things need some skills and experience so do it at your own risk.

Before this I have disassembled my DELL inspiron 15R 5521, moto g 2nd gen, Nokia 701…


I just follow this

  1. Try to figure out what is broken.

  2. Watch a disassembly video on YouTube.

  3. Buy parts from ebay.

  4. Repair it 😁


Broken Hinge

Broken Hinge

For IBM R60

This YouTube video helped me

https://youtu.be/xllb0ajJLIU

Bought the hinges from ebay for ₹595

http://www.ebay.in/itm/200857588946

new Hinges from ebay

new Hinges from ebay


Some images of laptop and other parts

Internal Other Parts After replacement


As laptop is heavy, it was a bit hard to handle it while disassembly,

This replacement took about one hour as there are lot of screws 😅

I have replaced one which was broken.


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