Sunday, March 27, 2016

HP Elite x2 1011 G1 – Disassembling procedure – How to remove the battery – How to remove the key board – How to remove the bottom cover – Laptop repair and service

Category: Laptop Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to remove the display
  • How to remove the battery
  • How to remove the keyboard 

HP Elite x2 1011 G1

DISASSEMBLING PROCEDURE 
How to remove Display panel assembly
Before removing the disassembling the slate, follow these steps:
1. Turn off the slate. If you are unsure whether the slate is off or in Hibernation, turn the slate on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect the power from the slate by unplugging the power cord from the slate.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the slate.
Remove the display panel assembly:
1. Place the slate on a flat work surface with the docking connector toward you.
2. Remove the speaker grille (1) that covers the display panel screws.
The speaker grille is available using spare part number 793734-001.
3. Remove the six Phillips PM1.5×8.3 screws (2) and the three Phillips PM1.5×3.5 screws (3) that secure the display panel assembly to the bottom cover.
4. Lift the bottom edge (4) of the display panel assembly until it separates from the bottom cover.
5. Release the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector (1) to which the TouchScreen board cable is attached, and then disconnect the TouchScreen board cable from the system board.
6. Release the adhesive strip (2) that secures the display panel cable connector to the system board.
7. Disconnect the display panel cable (3) from the system board.
8. Release the ZIF connector (4) to which the digitizer board cable is attached, and then disconnect the digitizer board cable from the system board.
9. Remove the display panel assembly (5).
10. If it is necessary to replace the display panel cable:
a. Turn the display panel assembly upside down with the docking connector toward you.
b. Release the adhesive strip (1) that secures the display panel cable connector to the display panel assembly.
c. Disconnect the display panel cable (2) from the display panel.
d. Remove the display panel cable (3).
The display panel cable is available using spare part number 804344-001.
How to remove Battery
Before removing the battery, follow these steps:
1. Shut down the slate. If you are unsure whether the slate is off or in Hibernation, turn the slate on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect all external devices connected to the slate.
3. Disconnect the power from the slate by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet and then unplugging the AC adapter from the slate.
4. Remove the display panel assembly
Remove the battery:
1. Disconnect the battery cable (1) from the system board.
2. Remove the six PM1.6×2.5 screws (2) that secure the battery to the bottom cover.
3. Remove the battery (3).
How to remove WLAN module
Before removing the WLAN module, follow these steps:
1. Shut down the slate. If you are unsure whether the slate is off or in Hibernation, turn the slate on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect all external devices connected to the slate.
3. Disconnect the power from the slate by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet and then unplugging the AC adapter from the slate.
4. Remove the display panel assembly
5. Disconnect the battery cable from the system board
Remove the WLAN module:
1. Disconnect the WLAN antenna cables (1) from the terminals on the WLAN module.
2. Remove the Phillips PM1.9×3.4 screw (2) that secures the WLAN module to the bottom cover. (The WLAN module tilts up.)
3. Remove the WLAN module (3) by pulling the module away from the slot at an angle.
How to remove Bottom cover
Before disassembling the keyboard base, follow these steps:
1. Turn off the keyboard base. If you are unsure whether the keyboard base is off or in Hibernation, turn the keyboard base on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect the power from the keyboard base by unplugging the power cord from the keyboard base.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the keyboard base.
Remove the bottom cover:
1. Turn the keyboard base upside down on a flat work surface with the front edge toward you.
2. Remove the eleven Torx8 T8M2.0×4.3 screws (1) secure the bottom cover to the keyboard base.
3. Remove the bottom cover (2).
How to remove Keyboard base battery
Before removing the keyboard base battery, follow these steps:
1. Shut down the keyboard base. If you are unsure whether the keyboard base is off or in Hibernation, turn the keyboard base on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect all external devices connected to the keyboard base.
3. Disconnect the power from the keyboard base by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet and then unplugging the AC adapter from the keyboard base.
4. Remove the bottom cover
Remove the keyboard base battery:
1. Disconnect the keyboard base battery cable (1) from the keyboard base system board.
2. Remove the nine PM2.0×3.6 screws (2) that secure the keyboard base battery to the keyboard base.
3. Remove the keyboard base battery (3).
How to remove Keyboard
Before removing the keyboard, follow these steps:
1. Shut down the keyboard base. If you are unsure whether the keyboard base is off or in Hibernation, turn the keyboard base on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect all external devices connected to the keyboard base.
3. Disconnect the power from the keyboard base by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet and then unplugging the AC adapter from the keyboard base.
4. Remove the bottom cover
5. Remove the keyboard base battery
Remove the keyboard:
1. Disconnect the keyboard backlight cable from the low insertion force (LIF) connector (1) on keyboard base system board.
2. Release the ZIF connector (2) to which the keyboard cable is attached, and then disconnect the keyboard cable from the keyboard base system board.
3. Release the six retention tabs (3) that secure the keyboard to the top cover.
4. Insert a case utility tool (4) or similar thin, plastic tool into the keyboard release hole and press on
the back of the keyboard.
5. Turn the keyboard base right side up with the front edge toward you.
6. Lift the rear edge of the keyboard (1) until it rests at an angle.
7. Slide the keyboard (2) up and back at an angle until the tabs on the front edge disengage from the slots built into the top cover.
8. Remove the keyboard (3).