Wednesday, March 16, 2016

HP ENVY 13 – Disassembling procedure – How to disassemble the keyboard - How to disassemble the top cover – how to remove the mass storage – Laptop repair and service

Category: Laptop Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to disassemble Keyboard
  • How to disassemble the Top cover
  • How to Remove the speakers 



HP ENVY 13

DISASSEMBLING PROCEDURE 
How to remove the Battery
Before removing the battery, follow these steps:
1. Shut down the computer.
2. Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.
3. Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet, and then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.
Remove the battery:
1. Close the display and turn the computer upside down on a flat surface.
2. Slide the battery release latch 1 to release the battery.
The battery release latch automatically returns to its original position.
3. Remove the battery 2 by lifting the front edge of the battery.
4. Remove the battery.
Install the battery by inserting it into the battery bay, and then press down until you hear a click.
How to remove the Top cover
Before removing the top cover, follow these steps:
1. Shut down the computer.
2. Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.
3. Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet, and then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.
4. Remove the battery
Remove the top cover:
1. Remove the following components:
Three rubber feet 1
Three Phillips PM2.0×6.0 screws 2
Six Phillips PM2.0×3.0 screws 3
2. Turn the computer right-side up, with the front toward you.
3. Release the top cover by lifting the front edge 1 until it rests at an angle.
4. Disconnect the TouchPad cable 2 from the low insertion force (LIF) connector on the system board.
5. Release the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector 3 to which the keyboard cable is attached, and then disconnect the keyboard cable 4 from the system board.
6. Remove the top cover 5.
Before removing the keyboard, follow these steps:
1. Shut down the computer.
2. Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.
3. Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet, and then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.
4. Remove the battery
5. Remove the top cover
Remove the keyboard:
1. Turn the top cover upside down, with the front toward you.
2. Remove the Mylar shield from the back of the keyboard.
3. Remove the 45 Phillips PM1.5×1.5 screws that secure the keyboard to the top cover.
4. Remove the keyboard.
Reverse this procedure to install the keyboard.
How to remove the Digital Media Slot board
Before removing the Digital Media Slot board, follow these steps:
1. Shut down the computer.
2. Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.
3. Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet, and then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.
4. Remove the battery
5. Remove the top cover
Remove the Digital Media Slot board:
1. Disconnect the Digital Media Slot board cable 1 from the system board.
2. Remove the Digital Media Slot board cable from the clip 2 built into the power connector bracket.
3. Remove the three Phillips PM2.0×4.0 screws 3 that secure the Digital Media Slot board to the base enclosure.
4. Release the Digital Media Slot board by lifting the front edge 4 of the board until it rests at an angle.
5. Remove the Digital Media Slot board 5 by sliding it away from the computer at an angle.
How to remove the Speaker assembly
Before removing the speaker assembly, follow these steps:
1. Shut down the computer.
2. Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.
3. Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet, and then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.
4. Remove the battery
5. Remove the top cover
Remove the speaker assembly:
1. Remove the Phillips PM1.5×3.0 screw 1 that secures the mass storage device bracket to the base enclosure.
The mass storage device bracket is included in the Hard Drive Mounting Kit, spare part number 538330-001, and the Solid-state Drive Mounting Kit, spare part number 538331-001.
2. Release the mass storage device bracket 2 by lifting the right side of the bracket until it rests at an angle.
3. Remove the mass storage device bracket 3.
4. Disconnect the speaker assembly cable 1 from the system board.
5. Release the speaker assembly cable 2 from the clips and routing channel built into the base enclosure.
6. Remove the two Phillips PM2.0×5.0 screws 3 that secure the speaker assembly to the base enclosure.
7. Remove the speaker assembly 4.
How to remove the Mass storage device
Before removing the mass storage device, follow these steps:
1. Shut down the computer.
2. Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.
3. Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet, and then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.
4. Remove the battery
5. Remove the top cover
6. Remove the mass storage device bracket
Remove the mass storage device:
1. Release the mass storage device 1 by lifting it as far as the mass storage device cable allows.
2. Disconnect the mass storage device cable 2 from the mass storage device.
3. Remove the mass storage device.
Reverse this procedure to install the mass storage device.