Dell Inspiron 15-7547 (P41F-001) Palmrest Touchpad Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Palmrest Touchpad on your Inspiron 15-7547 (P41F-001) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 17 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Inspiron 15-7547 (P41F-001) Palmrest Touchpad.

Before you begin

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Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screwdriver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Inspiron 15 (7547) Palmrest Touchpad

Loosen the top screws (6 x M2.5 x 5mm).

Step 1

  • Loosen the top screws (6 x M2.5 x 5mm).
  • Loosen the captive screws (cannot be removed).
  • Remove the access door.
Loosen the top screws (6 x M2.5 x 5mm).Loosen the captive screws (cannot be removed).Remove the access door.Loosen the top screws (6 x M2.5 x 5mm).
Remove the battery screws (5 x M2 x 4mm).

Step 2

  • Remove the battery screws (5 x M2 x 4mm).
  • Lift the battery & turn it over.
  • Unplug & remove the battery cable.
  • Remove the battery.
Remove the battery screws (5 x M2 x 4mm).Lift the battery & turn it over.Unplug & remove the battery cable.Remove the battery.
Remove the hard drive screws (4 x M2 x 3mm).

Step 3

  • Remove the hard drive screws (4 x M2 x 3mm).
  • Slide the hard drive down and remove it from the laptop.
Remove the hard drive screws (4 x M2 x 3mm).Slide the hard drive down and remove it from the laptop.
Unplug & loosen the antenna cables.

Step 4

  • Unplug & loosen the antenna cables.
  • Remove the screw (1 x M2 x 3mm).
  • Remove the wireless card.
Unplug & loosen the antenna cables.Remove the screw (1 x M2 x 3mm).Remove the wireless card.Unplug & loosen the antenna cables.
Loosen the plastic.

Step 5

  • Loosen the plastic.
  • Loosen the heatsink screws (cannot be removed).
  • Remove & clean the heatsink.
Loosen the plastic.Loosen the heatsink screws (cannot be removed).Remove & clean the heatsink.Loosen the plastic.
Unplug the LCD cable.

Step 6

  • Unplug the LCD cable.
  • Loosen the LCD cable.
Unplug the LCD cable.Loosen the LCD cable.
Unplug the fan cable.

Step 7

  • Unplug the fan cable.
  • Remove the fan screws (2 x M2 x 5mm).
  • Remove the fan.
Unplug the fan cable.Remove the fan screws (2 x M2 x 5mm).Remove the fan.Unplug the fan cable.
Unplug the DC jack.

Step 8

  • Unplug the DC jack.
  • Remove the DC jack.
Unplug the DC jack.Remove the DC jack.Unplug the DC jack.
Unplug the speaker cable.

Step 9

  • Unplug the speaker cable.
  • Remove the speakers.
Unplug the speaker cable.Remove the speakers.Unplug the speaker cable.
Remove the left hinge screws.

Step 10

  • Remove the left hinge screws.
  • Remove the right hinge screws.
  • Remove the display assembly.
Remove the left hinge screws.Remove the right hinge screws.Remove the display assembly.
Unplug the keyboard cable.

Step 11

  • Unplug the keyboard cable.
  • Unplug the keyboard backlight cable.
Unplug the keyboard cable.Unplug the keyboard backlight cable.Unplug the keyboard cable.
Unplug the touchpad cable.

Step 12

  • Unplug the touchpad cable.
  • Unplug the LED circuit board cable.
Unplug the touchpad cable.Unplug the LED circuit board cable.
Remove the motherboard screws (7 x M2 x 3mm).

Step 13

  • Remove the motherboard screws (7 x M2 x 3mm).
  • Remove the motherboard.
Remove the motherboard screws (7 x M2 x 3mm).Remove the motherboard.Remove the motherboard screws (7 x M2 x 3mm).
Remove the keyboard bracket screws (5 x M1.4mmx2mm).

Step 14

  • Remove the keyboard bracket screws (5 x M1.4mmx2mm).
  • Remove the keyboard bracket.
Remove the keyboard bracket screws (5 x M1.4mmx2mm).Remove the keyboard bracket.
Remove the plastic covers.

Step 15

  • Remove the plastic covers.
Remove the keyboard screws.

Step 16

  • Remove the keyboard screws.
  • Remove the keyboard.
Remove the keyboard screws.Remove the keyboard.Remove the keyboard screws.
The remaining piece is the palmrest touchpad.

Step 17

  • The remaining piece is the palmrest touchpad.

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