How to maintain HP business notebook 6710b laptop battery

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HP Compaq 6710b Business Notebook PC – Removing and Replacing the 6710B Battery



This document is provided to assist in removing and replacing the battery for the HP Compaq 6710b Notebook PC.

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.
Parts required
  NOTE: Part numbers are subject to change.
The replacement part number will vary depending on the laptop battery 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
6-cell, 55-Wh Li-ion battery 486296-001 (Modified) No
6-cell, 47-Wh Li-ion Laptop battery 486295-001 (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.

Summary of instructions | Laptop Battery Care Tips
To view a video demonstrating the procedure for removing the battery, click on the link below. Or use the product video listing on the HP Services Media Library , then select Notebook Battery from the menu on the upper left hand side of the screen.
Click here to view the battery removal video (right-click on the link to open in a new window/tab).
Battery removal
  1. Review the safety considerations before performing the steps listed below by clicking on the following link:
    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 Notebook. If you are unsure whether the Notebook is off or in Hibernation, turn the Notebook on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
  3. Disconnect all external devices connected to the Laptop.
  4. Disconnect the power from the Notebook by first unplugging the power cord from the AC adapter outlet and then unplugging the laptop AC adapter from the Notebook.
  5. Slide and hold the HP COMPAQ Business Notebook 6730b Battery release latch to the release position.
  6. Slide the Business notebook 6710b battery out of the battery bay.
Battery replacement

Slide the laptop battery pack into the battery bay until it is properly seated and the release latch clicks.

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