Saturday, March 19, 2016

HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook – Disassembling procedure – How to remove the key board – How to remove the Top cover – How to remove the battery – Laptop repair and service

Category: Laptop Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to remove the keyboard 
  • How to remove the top cover
  • How to remove the display 



HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook

DISASSEMBLING PROCEDURE
How to remove Battery
Before disassembling the computer, 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. Turn the computer upside down on a flat surface.
2. Slide the battery release lock (1) far enough that it rests in the unlocked position.
3. Slide the battery release latch (2) to release the battery.
4. Slide the battery (3) from the middle to remove it from the computer.
How to remove Computer feet
The computer feet are adhesive-backed rubber pads. There are 5 rubber feet that attach to the base enclosure in the locations illustrated below.
How to remove Display panel
Before removing the display panel, 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
1. Remove the plastic screw covers (1) and the two Phillips screws (2) that secure the display bezel to the display assembly.
2. Flex the inside edges of the bottom edge (1), the left and right sides (2), and the top edge (3) of the display bezel until the bezel disengages from the display enclosure.
3. Remove the display bezel (4).
4. Remove the four Phillips screws for the display panel.
5. Move the panel toward the keyboard (1).
6. Release the adhesive support strip (2) that secures the display panel cable connector to the display panel.
7. Disconnect the display panel cable (3) from the display panel, and then remove the panel (4).
How to remove Keyboard
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
Remove the keyboard:
1. Remove the two Phillips screws that secure the keyboard to the computer
2. Turn the computer right-side up with the front toward you. Open the display and stand the computer on its right side. Insert a thin tool through the keyboard access hole. (The keyboard icon indicates the keyboard access hole.) Push firmly on the bottom of the keyboard until it disengages from the computer.
3. Turn the computer right-side up with the front toward you and open the display.
4. Gently slide your finger along the top edge of the keyboard to release the keyboard clips. Lift up on the rear of the keyboard.
5. Tilt the keyboard forward (1) onto the palm rest. Release the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector (2) to which the keyboard cable is attached, and then disconnect the keyboard cable (3) from the system board.
6. Remove the keyboard.
How to remove 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 (see Battery on page 20).
5. Remove the keyboard (see Keyboard on page 24).
Remove the top cover:
1. Remove the seven Phillips screws that secure the top cover to the base enclosure.
2. Disconnect the power button cable (1) and the TouchPad cable (2).
3. Close the display and turn the computer upside down.
4. Remove the eight Phillips screws from the bottom of the computer.
5. Turn the computer over and open the display.
6. Gently lift around the edges of the top cover (1) and lift to remove the top cover (2).