How to replace screen on HP Pavilion dv6t

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HP Pavilion dv6t



In this guide I show how to replace failed LCD screen on a HP Pavilion dv6t-6c00 laptop.

These instructions should be the same for HP Pavilion dv6-6000 models.

Don’t forget to remove the battery before you start taking it apart.

STEP 1.

Remove the rubber screw cover from the lower left corner of the display bezel.

Remove the screw.

Left display screw

STEP 2.

Remove the second screw cover from the lower right corner.

Remove the screw.

Right display screw

STEP 3.

The display bezel is glued to the LCD panel frame with sticky tape.

Carefully insert a guitar pick under the bezel and separate it from the frame.

Separate bezel

STEP 4.

Continue removing the bezel on the right side with your fingers.

Removing bezel

STEP 5.

The guitar pick will help you to unlock hidden latches securing the bezel.

Wiggle it while moving along the side.

Right corner separated

STEP 6.

After you separate the bezel from the display cover on the top, move to the lower side.

Bezel removed on top

STEP 7.

It’s glued to the LCD panel frame. Again, use the pick to separate the bezel from the frame.

Separate bottom part

STEP 8.

The display bezel has been removed.

Display bezel removed

STEP 9.

Remove screws securing the left and right screen mounting brackets to the top side of the display cover.

Screen secured on top

STEP 10.

Carefully separate the LCD panel from the back cover and remove three screws from the right mounting bracket.

Right mounting bracket

STEP 11.

Remove three more screws from the left side.

Left mounting bracket

STEP 12.

Separate the LCD panel from the back cover and place it the front side down on the keyboard.

Separate screen from cover

STEP 13.

The video cable is secured to the connector by clear tape.

Remove the tape.

Access video cable

STEP 14.

Disconnect the video cable from the screen.

Disconnect video cable

STEP 15.

Remove the LCD panel from the laptop. It’s ready to be replaced.

Assemble the display following all above mentioned steps in the reverse order.

Replace laptop screen

When you search for a new replacement screen you should use the model number printed on the back of the original one.

In my HP Pavilion dv6t I had this model installed: N156B6-L0B Rev. C2

Screen model number

Also, you might be interested in compete disassembly instructions for HP Pavilion dv6-6000 model which is similar to Pavilion dv6t.





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2 Responses

  1. do i need to take the whole laptop apart just to replace video cable

  2. Hi, I have HP dv6t-6b00. Looks similar to yours. The bezel cracked recently and I want to replace it. Seems as easy as removing the two screws that hold it, removing the bezel (steps 1-8) and then installing a replacement part. If the bezel is glued to the frame, what’s the procedure to install a new one? Does it come with new tape or should I reuse the old one? Thank you!