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Introduction

If your HP Spectre x360 13-ac023dx laptop will not boot up after troubleshooting possibles errors, use this motherboard replacement guide.

  1. HP Spectre x360 13-ac023dx Motherboard Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 2 HP Spectre x360 13-ac023dx Motherboard Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Flip the laptop over so the model sticker faces the ceiling.

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    • Use a Torx #5 screwdriver to remove the six 3.5 mm screws holding the back cover to the laptop.

  3. HP Spectre x360 13-ac023dx Motherboard Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 HP Spectre x360 13-ac023dx Motherboard Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Use the Phillips #000 screwdriver to remove the four 3.5 mm screws holding the battery.

    • After removing the screws, detach the battery wire from the mother board with the iFixit opening tool.

    • Then, carefully lift the battery off with the iFixit opening tool.

  4. HP Spectre x360 13-ac023dx Motherboard Replacement, Fan: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Locate the Cooling Fan in the device.

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    • Use the Phillips #000 screwdriver to remove the 3mm screws holding the fan in place.

    • Remove the wires connecting to the motherboard, using the iFixit opening tool.

    • The iFixit Opening Tool is not required, but recommended

  6. HP Spectre x360 13-ac023dx Motherboard Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the Cooling Fan.

  7. HP Spectre x360 13-ac023dx Motherboard Replacement, WiFi Card: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Locate the WiFi card.

  8. HP Spectre x360 13-ac023dx Motherboard Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Use the Phillips #000 screwdriver to remove the screw holding the wifi card in place.

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    • Once the screw is removed, raise the WiFi card and slide it out from the motherboard.

  10. HP Spectre x360 13-ac023dx Motherboard Replacement, Motherboard: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • Ensure that all other components which were previously removed are not longer attached.

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    • Disconnect the wires which connect the motherboard to the rest of the components.

    • The black and red wire can be removed by pulling the wire upwards.

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    • Use the Phillips #000 screwdriver to remove the three 3.5 mm screws which keep the motherboard in place.

  13. HP Spectre x360 13-ac023dx Motherboard Replacement: step 13, image 1 of 2 HP Spectre x360 13-ac023dx Motherboard Replacement: step 13, image 2 of 2
    • Carefully lift and remove the motherboard.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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