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HP Chromebook CB2L Motherboard Replacement

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This guide helps one remove and replace the Motherboard of the HP Chromebook CB2L.

  • Author: Gregory Hinkson
  • Time estimate: 15 - 25 minutes
  • Difficulty: Moderate

We are going to help you remove and replace a component of your HP Chromebook CB2L. The component that this guide helps you with is the Audio Port of the HP Chromebook CB2L. Please take a look at this troubleshooting page to confirm that this component needs replacement.

HP Chromebook CB2L Troubleshooting

Step 1 Motherboard  ¶ 

Disconnect the black wire which connects the audio port to the motherboard. Use the plastic opening tool to lift the white tab. Use the plastic opening tool to disconnect the gold strip which connects the audio port to the motherboard.

Step 1 Motherboard  ¶ 

  • Disconnect the black wire which connects the audio port to the motherboard.

  • Use the plastic opening tool to lift the white tab.

  • Use the plastic opening tool to disconnect the gold strip which connects the audio port to the motherboard.

Step 2  ¶ 

Lift the black tab using the plastic opening tool. Remove the two white strips from the motherboard.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Lift the black tab using the plastic opening tool.

  • Remove the two white strips from the motherboard.

Step 3  ¶ 

Lift the black and silver connector using plastic opening tool as shown. Remove the white and black wires by rotating them counterclockwise and gently lifting them.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Lift the black and silver connector using plastic opening tool as shown.

  • Remove the white and black wires by rotating them counterclockwise and gently lifting them.

Step 4  ¶ 

Remove the three 1.2mm screws using the Phillips #1 screwdriver. Remove the three 1.2mm screws using the Phillips #1 screwdriver. Remove the three 1.2mm screws using the Phillips #1 screwdriver.

Step 4  ¶ 

  • Remove the three 1.2mm screws using the Phillips #1 screwdriver.

Step 5  ¶ 

Using the plastic opening tool lift the motherboard out of the back panel.

Step 5  ¶ 

  • Using the plastic opening tool lift the motherboard out of the back panel.