Monday, March 07, 2016

HP Pavilion TouchSmart 14 Ultrabook - HP Pavilion TouchSmart 14 Sleekbook – Disassembling procedure – Key board removal - Display removal – Laptop repair and service

Category: Laptop Repair and Service 

Contents of this article

  • Removing the key board 
  • Removing the Display unit 
  • Removing and reinserting the battery  


HP Pavilion TouchSmart 14 Ultrabook - HP Pavilion TouchSmart 14 Sleekbook 

DISASSEMBLING PROCEDURE 
Removing 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.
To insert the battery, follow these steps:
1. Holding the battery in the middle, slide the battery (1) straight into the computer until the battery release latch locks into place.
2. Reset the battery release lock (2) to the locked position.
Removing 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.
Removing 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.
Remove the panel:
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).
Removing 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.