Introduction

full teardown of the laptop you also will see how you have to replace stuff.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Hp Pavilion dv9363ea, use our service manual.

Image 1/2: remove the battery, and the 3 panels. Image 2/2: remove the battery, and the 3 panels.
  • first of all, if you start to work on your laptop make a plane of the screws. Use an magnetic project board. or just paper and tape and draw the plan.

  • remove the battery, and the 3 panels.

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Image 1/2: to remove the hdd just lift it up. ( its an sata hdd but they use an IDE adapter. Image 2/2: to remove the hdd just lift it up. ( its an sata hdd but they use an IDE adapter.
  • remove the RAM and the HDD.

  • to remove the hdd just lift it up. ( its an sata hdd but they use an IDE adapter.

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Image 1/1: it will come out of the screw sockets when you remove the srews.
  • remove the wifi pci-e card and the antennas.

  • it will come out of the screw sockets when you remove the srews.

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Image 1/3: first remove the screw at the back of the laptop (bottom) see first picture Image 2/3: than use a spudger to slide the dvd drive away of the laptop. Image 3/3: than use a spudger to slide the dvd drive away of the laptop.
  • now we will remove the dvd rw drive.

  • first remove the screw at the back of the laptop (bottom) see first picture

  • than use a spudger to slide the dvd drive away of the laptop.

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Image 1/3: there are 10 screws to remove in total. 1 screw on the botoom plate , 6 screws in the battery compartment and 3 under the grey plastic board above the keyboard. Image 2/3: first remove the black screw on the bottom , it's next to the screw of the dvd drive. Image 3/3: than remove the 6 grey little screws of the battery compartment.
  • in this step we will remove the keyboard.

  • there are 10 screws to remove in total. 1 screw on the botoom plate , 6 screws in the battery compartment and 3 under the grey plastic board above the keyboard.

  • first remove the black screw on the bottom , it's next to the screw of the dvd drive.

  • than remove the 6 grey little screws of the battery compartment.

  • then remove the grey plastic board above the keyboard. see picture 3, to be continued in the next step

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Image 1/3: than remove the other screws from the keyboard. see picture 2 Image 2/3: now you can remove the keyboard. Image 3/3: now you can remove the keyboard.
  • if you remove the grey plastic board be carefull for the wire and socket

  • than remove the other screws from the keyboard. see picture 2

  • now you can remove the keyboard.

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Image 1/3: like i said before, make a plan of the screws and parts. it's easier to put it back together Image 2/3: like i said before, make a plan of the screws and parts. it's easier to put it back together Image 3/3: like i said before, make a plan of the screws and parts. it's easier to put it back together
  • remove the rest of the screws of the bottom plate.

  • like i said before, make a plan of the screws and parts. it's easier to put it back together

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Image 1/3: also remove the cables/wires. Image 2/3: the power board is in the left upper corner. be carefull with the sockets. Image 3/3: some wires are taped or glued so be carefull.
  • now remove all the other screws on the upper case. (under the keyboard)

  • also remove the cables/wires.

  • the power board is in the left upper corner. be carefull with the sockets.

  • some wires are taped or glued so be carefull.

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Image 1/2: slide the spudger arround the case. it's very easy to remove. just hear the clicks. Image 2/2: after removing this plastic frame , the main board is visible.
  • if every screw and wire is loose then you are ready to remove the grey plastic board (arround the keyboard)

  • slide the spudger arround the case. it's very easy to remove. just hear the clicks.

  • after removing this plastic frame , the main board is visible.

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Image 1/1: first remove the connectors but be carefull they are very breakable. and remove the screw, than remove the PCB
  • now we will remove the power PCB

  • first remove the connectors but be carefull they are very breakable. and remove the screw, than remove the PCB

  • then remove the red circled screw

  • the yellow and 3 blue screws are from the screen henges.

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Image 1/2: the yellow circkled PCB below is the Bluetooth PCB. watch out for the connector. Image 2/2: the blue circkled connector is the connector of the sd card reader PCB; be carefull if you remove.
  • remove usb boards and sd card reader.

  • the yellow circkled PCB below is the Bluetooth PCB. watch out for the connector.

  • the blue circkled connector is the connector of the sd card reader PCB; be carefull if you remove.

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Image 1/1:
  • remove the wifi PCB. be carefull for the connectors.

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Image 1/3: remove the loudspeakers and the attached black frame. Image 2/3: remove the loudspeakers and the attached black frame. Image 3/3: remove the loudspeakers and the attached black frame.
  • remove the PCB for the sound at the side of the frame.

  • remove the loudspeakers and the attached black frame.

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Image 1/3: remove the screws of the henges at the 2 sides. Image 2/3: be carefull with the connectors. i broke the connector of the webcam PCB. Image 3/3: be carefull with the connectors. i broke the connector of the webcam PCB.
  • before we go further with the PCB's , we will remove the screen.

  • remove the screws of the henges at the 2 sides.

  • be carefull with the connectors. i broke the connector of the webcam PCB.

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Image 1/1:
  • remove the second power PCB.

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Image 1/3: again be carefull with the connectors. Image 2/3: arround the dc jack is a metal frame. remove it before you remove the PCB Image 3/3: arround the dc jack is a metal frame. remove it before you remove the PCB
  • remove the DC jack and usb PCB.

  • again be carefull with the connectors.

  • arround the dc jack is a metal frame. remove it before you remove the PCB

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Image 1/3: 2 screws are hidden under the black tape. Image 2/3: 2 screws are hidden under the black tape. Image 3/3: 2 screws are hidden under the black tape.
  • remove the DVD Drive PCB.

  • 2 screws are hidden under the black tape.

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Image 1/1: remove the main board.
  • now remove the last screws of the mainboard. I dont have a picture of the screws .. mea culpa..

  • remove the main board.

  • there are litlle black screws arround the fan.

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Image 1/3: we will remove the fan and cpu cooler. Image 2/3: the cpu koeler is in 2 pieces. 1 for the cpu and another chip. than a fan for the Nvidia chip. Image 3/3: the cpu koeler is in 2 pieces. 1 for the cpu and another chip. than a fan for the Nvidia chip.
  • in this step we will begin at the main board or motherboard..

  • we will remove the fan and cpu cooler.

  • the cpu koeler is in 2 pieces. 1 for the cpu and another chip. than a fan for the Nvidia chip.

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Image 1/3: also put new cpu cooling paste on the chips. ( and processor) Image 2/3: also put new cpu cooling paste on the chips. ( and processor) Image 3/3: also put new cpu cooling paste on the chips. ( and processor)
  • remove and clean the pcu fan. in this laptop was a lot of cat hear, that caused a blocked fan.

  • also put new cpu cooling paste on the chips. ( and processor)

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Image 1/3: i don't have to tell you that you have to be careful... Image 2/3: remove the black dots ( the screws are under the black dots) Image 3/3: if you removed all the screws than use the spudger or isesamo to open the frame. you will hear the clicks..
  • now the lcd screen...

  • i don't have to tell you that you have to be careful...

  • remove the black dots ( the screws are under the black dots)

  • if you removed all the screws than use the spudger or isesamo to open the frame. you will hear the clicks..

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Image 1/3: remove the wifi antennas. Image 2/3: remove the wifi antennas. Image 3/3: remove the wifi antennas.
  • remove the microphone module and the webcam PCB.

  • remove the wifi antennas.

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Image 1/3: Image 2/3: Image 3/3:
  • remove all the other screws and henges , so you can remove the lcd screen from the frame.

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Image 1/1:
  • remove the mouse or touchpad module.

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