In this guide I will take apart the display panel on HP Pavilion dv9000 laptop.
You can use my instructions for removing and replacing the LCD panel with inverter board.
First, remove the battery.
There are five screw seals located on the screen bezel.
Remove all five seals with a sharp object. Remove all five screws found under the seals.
Insert your fingers under the bezel and start separating it from the back cover.
Wiggle the bezel to disengage plastic latches.
Continue removing the bezel.
LCD bezel has been removed.
You’ll find the inverter board under the screen.
Carefully unplug cables from both sides of the inverter board. Remove the inverter and replace with a new one if necessary.
NOTE: some HP Pavilion dv9000 models come with dual backlight and require a dual inverter board. Instead of one connector on the right side (as it shown on the picture above) it has two connectors.
In the official service manual for HP Pavilion dv9000 I found the following part numbers:
For use with Dual Lamp display panels 432959-001
For use with Single Lamp display panels 431391-001
Remove three screws from each side of the screen. These screws securing the hinges to the cover.
Now you can access the back side of the LCD panel.
Carefully remove the tape securing the video cable. Unplug the video cable from the connector.
Remove two screws from right side of the mounting bracket.
These screws securing the LCD panel to the hinges.
Remove the screen and replace it with a new one if necessary.
Note: On the picture above the single backlight lamp LCD is displayed.
The dual backlight LCD has two backlight cables.
In the official service manual for HP Pavilion dv9000 I found the following part numbers for LCD panels:
17.0-inch, WXGA+, TFT Dual Lamp display panel with BrightView 432954-001
17.0-inch, SXGA+, TFT Single Lamp display panel with BrightView 432953-001
17.0-inch, WXGA+, TFT Single Lamp display panel with BrightView 432952-001
LCD panel, bezel and inverter have been removed.
This model has a known issue – broken left hinge. In the next post I explain how to replace the broken left hinge.
You’ll find instructions for removing the hard drive, memory, wireless card and keyboard in my previous post.