Thursday, March 03, 2016

HP Laptops - HP Pavilion x360 – Disassembling procedure - Step by step removal of parts – Laptop Repair and service

Category: Laptop Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • Dissembling procedure 
  • Key board removal
  • HDD Removal 



HP Pavilion x360

DISSEMBLING 
Computer feet
The computer feet are adhesive-backed rubber pads. There are 2 rubber feet that attach to the bottom cover
in the locations illustrated below.

Keyboard/top cover
1. Close the computer.
2. Turn the computer upside down with the front toward you.
3. Remove the two computer rear feet (1).
4. Remove the three screw covers (2).

5. Remove the 13 Phillips PM2.4×5.7 screws that secure the keyboard/top cover to the bottom cover.

6. Turn the computer right side up, with the front toward you.
7. Open the computer.
8. Lift the front edge (1) of the keyboard/top cover until it (2) separates from the bottom cover.

9. Release the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector (1) to which the TouchPad cable is attached, and then
disconnect the TouchPad cable from the system board.
10. Release the ZIF connector (2) to which the keyboard cable is attached, and then disconnect thekeyboard cable from the sy


11. Remove the keyboard/top cover.
Reverse this procedure to install the keyboard/top cover.
TouchPad
Before removing the TouchPad, follow these steps:
1. Turn off the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn the
computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect the power from the computer by unplugging the power cord from the computer.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the computer.
4. Remove the keyboard/top cover
Remove the TouchPad:
1. Turn the keyboard/top cover upside down with the front toward you.
2. Remove the two Philllips PM1.9×2.4 broad head screws (1) that secure the TouchPad to the keyboard/ top cover.
3. Remove the TouchPad and cable (3) by releasing them from the top surface of the keyboard/top cover.

4. Remove the TouchPad.
Reverse this procedure to install the TouchPad.
Battery
Before removing the battery, follow these steps:
1. Shut down the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn the
computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
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 keyboard/top cover
Remove the battery:
1. Disconnect the battery cable (1) from the system board.
2. Release the ZIF connector (2) to which the audio/USB board cable is attached, and then disconnect the
audio/USB board cable from the system board.
3. Detach the audio/USB board cable (3) from the battery. (The audio/USB board cable is attached to the
battery with double-sided adhesive.)
4. Remove the two PM2.4×5.7 screws (4) that secure the battery to the bottom cover.
5. Lift the right side of the battery (5) until it rests at an angle.
6. Remove the battery (6) by sliding it up and to the right.

Hard drive
Before removing the hard drive, follow these steps:
1. Shut down the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn the
computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
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 keyboard/top cover).
5. Disconnect the battery cable from the system board
Remove the hard drive:
1. Release the ZIF connector (1) to which the hard drive cable is attached, and then disconnect the hard
drive cable from the system board.
2. Remove the two PM2.4×3.8 screws (2) that secure the hard drive to the bottom cover.
3. Remove the hard drive (3).

4. If it is necessary to replace the hard drive bracket, release the sides (1) of the bracket from the hard
drive, and then lift the bracket straight up (2) and remove the bracket from the hard drive.
5. If it is necessary to replace the hard drive connector adapter, slide the adapter (3) off of the front end of
the hard drive.