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HP ProBook 5310m Notebook PC - Removing and Replacing the Keyboard

Introduction

This document is provided to assist in removing and replacing the keyboard for the HP ProBook 5310m 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

  • Small, Phillips-head (P00 and P1) screwdrivers

  • Small Torx T8 screwdriver

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Parts required

NOTE: Part numbers are subject to change.

The replacement part number will vary depending on the keyboard that is being replaced. If a part is listed as "Yes" under "Requires Return" then the defective part needs to be returned to HP.

Description
Part Number
Requires Return
Keyboard with Dura-keys - includes keyboard cable
581089-xx1 (Modified)
No
The part number will vary based on the country. Click here for a list of country specific spare part numbers .
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 keyboard, click on the link below. Or use the product video listing on the HP Services Media Library, ( Click here to go to HP Service Media Library ) then select Keyboard from the menu on the upper left hand side of the screen.

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

Keyboard 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.
  2. Remove the battery. Click here for instructions on how to remove the battery .

  3. In the battery bay, remove the 3 mm P00 Phillips broad-head screw that secures the keyboard to the base enclosure.

  4. Remove the 8.5 mm T8 Torx screw to the right of the battery bay that secures the keyboard to the base enclosure.

  5. Remove the two 6 mm T8 Torx screws in the accessory bay above the hard disk drive and wireless WAN module.

  6. Turn the notebook right side up and open the display panel fully.

  7. Lift up on the rear edges and sides of the keyboard to detach it from the base enclosure and slide it toward the back of the notebook to expose the keyboard ribbon cable and ZIF connector on the system board.

  8. Using minimal force, lift the locking bar up on the keyboard ZIF connector and disconnect the keyboard ribbon cable from the system board.

    NOTE: Use care to prevent damaging the ZIF connector and ribbon cable.
  9. Remove the keyboard from the base enclosure.

Keyboard replacement

  1. Place the keyboard onto the top cover and insert the keyboard ribbon cable into the ZIF connector on the system board.

  2. Press the locking bar down to lock the keyboard ribbon cable in the keyboard ZIF connector on the system board.

    NOTE: Use care to prevent damaging the ZIF connector and ribbon cable.
  3. Slide the keyboard forward and toe the tabs on the front of the keyboard into their slots on the top cover.

  4. Press along the entire length of the keyboard to secure it into place.

  5. Close the display panel and turn the notebook upside down.

  6. Replace the two 6 mm T8 Torx screws into the accessory bay above the hard disk drive and wireless WAN module.

  7. Replace the 8.5 mm T8 Torx screw to the right of the battery bay that secures the keyboard to the base enclosure.

  8. In the battery bay, replace the 3 mm P00 Phillips broad-head screw that secures the keyboard to the base enclosure.

  9. Replace the battery. Click here for instructions on how to replace the battery .

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