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Introduction

Want to know how to open your power supply for cleaning? Here’s how!

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your HP power supply D13-180N1A 180 w power supply, use our service manual.

  1. Here is our power supply that we will be taking apart today!
    • Here is our power supply that we will be taking apart today!

  2. The screws are located on the the top and bottom. A flathead screwdriver should do the trick!
    • The screws are located on the the top and bottom. A flathead screwdriver should do the trick!

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  4. Now let's start unscrewing
    • Now let's start unscrewing

    • The screws may need some force to unscrew. Be careful or you may risk stripping the screw out!

  5. Once you remove the screws, give it a good jiggle and it should come loose, and slide right off just like butter.
    • Once you remove the screws, give it a good jiggle and it should come loose, and slide right off just like butter.

    • Make sure there are no wires catching anywhere before removing the cover!

  6. Now to the good stuff! Comes to no surprise that there's not a lot going on in here, since it's only a 180 watt. Be careful about touching things inside! Some capacitors may remain charged even after power is disconnected!
    • Now to the good stuff! Comes to no surprise that there's not a lot going on in here, since it's only a 180 watt.

    • Be careful about touching things inside! Some capacitors may remain charged even after power is disconnected!

    • Check out the cover over the pcb. This is to help isolate the area where mains voltage is present

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