Hard Drive

Before you begin, remove the following Caution The PowerBook 160 165 180 contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Caution The hard drive cable is fragile and should be handled with care. 1 Disconnect the hard drive cable from the motherboard. Using a T-8 torx driver, remove the five screws from the drive retainer. Using a jeweler's screwdriver, release the drive retainer latch and remove the retainer. 4 Lift the hard drive...

Display Compatibility Matrix

Important PowerBook 160 165 180 family includes two displays an active matrix and an FSTN display. Each of these displays requires a compatible inverter and display cable the inverters, display cables, and displays are not interchangeable. Before ordering one of these parts, refer to the display matrix shown above.

Inverter Board

Before you begin, remove the following Caution The PowerBook 160 165 180 contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Important The PowerBook 1 60 1 65 and PowerBook 1 80 displays require different inverter boards. Refer to the Service Source parts database for the correct part number for each board. 1 Remove the two mounting screws. Note Do not remove the inverter shield from the inverter board. 2 Pull the inverter board and...

IO Door

No preliminary steps are required before you begin this procedure. Caution The PowerBook 160 165 180 contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. 2 Carefully bend the door so that the middle bows downward and unhinge the two bottom door pegs.

Trackball Assembly

Before you begin, remove the following Caution The PowerBook 1 60 1 65 1 80 contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Caution The trackball ribbon cable is fragile and should be handled with care. 1 Pull out the locking tab on the trackball connector and remove the trackball ribbon cable. 2 Using a T-8 torx driver, remove the two mounting screws and lift the trackball assembly from the top case.

Power Book Display Cable

Before you begin, remove the following Caution The PowerBook 180 contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Caution The display cable is fragile and should be handled with care. 1 Pry the display cable ferrite bead from the case. 2 Pull off the center and left clutch covers. 3 Using a T-8 torx driver, remove the three mounting screws from the left clutch. 4 Remove the clutch from the display housing. Replacement Note Replace...

Keyboard

Before you begin, remove the following Caution The PowerBook 1 60 1 65 1 80 contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Caution The keyboard ribbon cables are fragile and should be handled with care. 1 Lift the locking tabs on the two keyboard connectors and remove the keyboard ribbon cables. 2 Using a T-8 torx driver, remove the seven mounting screws and lift the keyboard from the top case.

Top Case

Before you begin, remove the following Caution The PowerBook 1 60 1 65 1 80 contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Note Use a T-8 torx driver to remove the small screw from the rear connector panel and a T-10 torx driver to remove the other case screws. 1 Remove the five torx screws from the bottom case. 2 Lift the back of the top case and disconnect the interconnect cable. 3 Lift off the top case and unhook the two tab...

Startup

1 Reseat PSRAM expansion card and check connection. 2 Replace PSRAM expansion card. 1 Disconnect hard drive data cable and restart computer. If startup sequence is normal, reconnect cable and retest. 3 Disconnect floppy drive cable and restart computer. If startup sequence is normal, reconnect cable and retest.

Esd Precautions For Macs

Before you begin, remove the following Caution The PowerBook 1 60 1 65 1 80 contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Note Follow this procedure if a rectangular green heat sink extends over the floppy drive. 1 Remove the screw holding the heat sink over the floppy drive and lift off the heat sink. 2 Remove the mylar insulator attached to the drive retainer. Caution The floppy drive cable is fragile and should be handled with...

Power

1 Recharge battery or attach power adapter. 2 Verify that peripherals are low-power. 3 Remove external devices or connect power adapter. 4 Try known-good, charged main battery. 5 Try known-good power adapter. Computer runs when plugged into wall outlet but not on battery power battery voltage is within tolerance 1 Reseat battery to make sure it is mating with contacts on motherboard. 2 If motherboard includes removable fuse, replace fuse.

Video

Row or partial row of pixels never comes on (white line) Check cables. Replace display cable. Replace display. If PowerBook has serial number below FC247xxxxxx or CK247xxxxxx, replace both display and daughterboard. (Do not replace Rev. B daughterboard.) Replace interconnect board. 7 Replace display (CPRC international repairers only) and install System Enabler, v. 1.01.

Motherboard

Before you begin, remove the following PSRAM expansion card (if present) Caution The PowerBook 160 165 180 contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Caution The hard drive, floppy drive, and thermistor cables are fragile and should be handled with care. 1 Lift the locking tabs and remove the floppy drive and thermistor cables. 3 Remove the two hex-head screws and lift the motherboard from the bottom case.

PB Display Cable

Before you begin, remove the following Caution The PowerBook 1 60 1 65 contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Caution The display cable is fragile and should be handled with care. 1 Pry the display cable ferrite bead from the case. 2 Pull off the center and left clutch covers. 3 Using a T-8 torx driver, remove the three mounting screws from the left clutch. 4 Remove the clutch from the display housing. Replacement Note...

IO Interfaces

Floppy Drive DB-19 serial port for connecting external floppy drives SCSI HDI-30 SCSI port with 1.5 MB sec. transfer rate Supports up to five external SCSI devices Does not provide termination power Connect SCSI device to computer with HDI-30 SCSI system cable. Apple Desktop Bus Apple Desktop Bus (ADB) port (maximum of three ADB devices is recommended) 200 mA maximum current draw for all ADB devices Serial Two RS-422 serial ports mini DIN-8 connectors Stereo sound-out headphone jack, which...

Replacement Note If you

Are replacing a defective daughterboard, be aware that the PowerBook 1 60 1 65 1 80 daughterboards are very similar. To differentiate daughterboards, check the underside of the board. PowerBook 1 80 daughterboards have an FPU chip soldered at location U27 PowerBook 1 60 1 65 boards do not. To further differentiate PowerBook 1 60 and 1 65 daughterboards, check the underside for the following resistors PowerBook 1 60 daughterboard PowerBook 1 65 daughterboard For daughterboard part numbers, refer...

Elevation Feet

Before you begin, remove the following CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Caution The PowerBook 160 165 180 contains 1 Using a T-8 torx driver, remove the torx screw, washer, and spring clip from the inside of the elevation foot.

Modem Card

Safety Precautions For Modem

Before you begin, remove the following Caution The PowerBook 1 60 1 65 1 80 contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Caution If you install a third-party modem card, make sure that it does not cover any of the heat sinks on the daughterboard or over the floppy drive. Note The modem card is an option for the PowerBook 160 165 180. 1 Pinch the release tabs and push out the modem port cover. 2 Connect the modem card connector to...

Awarning

Interconnect board contains hazardous materials. Return bad interconnect boards to Apple for proper disposal. Caution The keyboard and display cables are fragile and should be handled with care. 1 Lift the locking tabs on connectors J5 and J3 and remove the keyboard ribbon cables. Note The display cable will not come entirely out of the connector until you remove the interconnect board from the top case. 2 Pull out the locking tab on connector J2 and ease the display cable out of the connector...

Display

Before you begin, remove the following Caution The PowerBook 1 60 1 65 1 80 contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Note This topic includes separate procedures for removing the PowerBook 1 60 1 65 FSTN display and the PowerBook 1 80 active-matrix display. Note The PowerBook 1 80 active matrix display module is available to CPRC and international repairers only. Caution The display cable is fragile and should be handled with...

Internal Modem

Strange mix of characters appears on screen 1 Verify that baud rate and data format settings of communications application are compatible with internal modem and remote modem. 2 Check phone cord connection and operation. 3 Remove and reseat modem card. 4 Verify that System is 7.1 or later. Remove and reseat modem card. Replace modem board. Replace interconnect card. Replace motherboard.

Floppy Drive

Present, but internal 2 floppy drive does not 3 operate 4 shows Mac icon with 3 blinking X 4 Try known-good floppy disk. Check floppy drive cable connection. Replace floppy drive cable. Replace floppy drive. Replace daughterboard. Replace motherboard. Verify that trackball or mouse button is not stuck. Check floppy drive cable connection.

PSRAM Expansion Card

Before you begin, remove the following Caution The PowerBook 160 165 180 contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Caution Handle the PSRAM card by the edges only. Do not touch any components on the card. Caution If you install a third-party expansion card, do not remove or cover up any of the heat sinks on the daughterboard. Operating the computer without the heat sinks significantly increases the chance of daughterboard...