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HP Compaq 6530b Notebook PC - Removing and Replacing the Bluetooth Module

Introduction

This document is provided to assist in removing and replacing the Bluetooth module for the HP Compaq 6530b Notebook PC.

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Minimum skill level

The End User requires no hardware-specific training to replace the defective part. The End user should have familiarity with system hardware and software requiring repair.

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Tools required

Phillips-head (P0 and P1) screwdrivers

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Parts required

NOTE: Part numbers are subject to change.

The replacement part number will vary depending on the Bluetooth module that is being replaced. If a part is listed as "Yes" under "Requires Return" then the defective part needs to be returned to HP. Click here for more information on returning parts to HP .

Description
Part Number
Requires Return
Bluetooth module spare part kit - For use in all countries and regions except Japan and Asia-Pacific countries and regions
398393-002 (Modified)
No
Bluetooth module spare part kit - For use in Japan and Asia-Pacific countries and regions
450066-001 (Modified)
Yes
Cable kit containing Bluetooth module cable
486281-001 (Modified)
No
NOTE: For customers in countries/regions with RoHS legislation* (e.g. EU, China, etc.) restricting the use of hazardous substances in electrical equipment. The use of the Original Spare part is regulated by RoHS legislation. If your unit contains a part that is labelled with the Modified Spare number, the Modified Spare must be ordered as the replacement part. If your unit contains a part that is labelled with the Original Spare number, please order the Original Spare as the replacement part. In this case either the Original Spare or the Modified Spare may be shipped which will not affect performance or functionality of the unit.

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Summary of instructions

To view a video demonstrating the procedure for removing the Bluetooth module, click on the link below. Or use the product video listing on the HP Services Media Library , then select Bluetooth module from the menu on the upper left hand side of the screen.

Click here to view the Bluetooth module removal video (right-click on the link to open in a new window/tab).

Bluetooth module removal

  1. Review the safety considerations before performing the steps listed below by clicking on the following link:

    Click here to view the precautions .

    CAUTION: Failure to comply with the precautions could result in damage to your product or loss of data.
    NOTE: To reduce the risk of personal injury from hot surfaces, allow the drives and the internal system components to cool before touching them.
  2. Shut down the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.

  3. Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.

  4. Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet and then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.

  5. Remove the battery. Click here for instructions on removing the battery .

  6. Position the computer with the front toward you.

  7. Loosen the captive P1 Phillips-head screw that secures the Bluetooth cover to the bottom of the base enclosure.

  8. Lift and remove the Bluetooth cover from the notebook.

  9. Slide the Bluetooth module up and out of the plastic guides in the base enclosure.

  10. Disconnect the Bluetooth module cable from the Bluetooth module.

  11. Place the Bluetooth module in a static dissipative bag.

Bluetooth module replacement

  1. Remove the Bluetooth module from the static dissipative bag.

  2. Reconnect the Bluetooth module cable to the Bluetooth module.

  3. Slide the Bluetooth module down into the plastic guides in the base enclosure.

  4. Toe the Bluetooth cover into the base enclosure.

  5. Tighten the captive P1 Phillips-head screw that secures the Bluetooth cover to the bottom of the base enclosure.

  6. Replace the battery. Click here for instructions on replacing the battery .

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Parts return

If your part requires return then click on the appropriate link below:

Click here for the defective parts return procedure for US .

Click here for the defective parts return procedure for Europe .

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