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.

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.
  • 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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remove the RAM and the HDD. 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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remove the wifi pci-e card and the antennas.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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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 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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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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now we will remove the power 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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remove usb boards and sd card reader. the yellow circkled PCB below is the Bluetooth PCB. watch out for the connector.
  • 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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remove the wifi PCB. be carefull for the connectors.
  • remove the wifi PCB. be carefull for the connectors.

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remove the PCB for the sound at the side of the frame. remove the loudspeakers and the attached black frame. 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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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.
  • 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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remove the second power PCB.
  • remove the second power PCB.

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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
  • 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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remove the DVD Drive PCB. 2 screws are hidden under the black tape. 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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now remove the last screws of the mainboard. I dont have a picture of the screws .. mea culpa..
  • 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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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.
  • 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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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) 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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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)
  • 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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remove the microphone module and the webcam PCB. remove the wifi antennas. remove the wifi antennas.
  • remove the microphone module and the webcam PCB.

  • remove the wifi antennas.

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remove all the other screws and henges , so you can remove the lcd screen from the frame. remove all the other screws and henges , so you can remove the lcd screen from the frame. remove all the other screws and henges , so you can remove the lcd screen from the frame.
  • remove all the other screws and henges , so you can remove the lcd screen from the frame.

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remove the mouse or touchpad module.
  • remove the mouse or touchpad module.

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