Dell Latitude XT3 Modem Connector Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Modem Connector on your Latitude XT3 laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 12 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Latitude XT3 Modem Connector.

Before you begin

Please take the time read the following safety guildlines when working on static sensitive electrical componets.
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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
Latitude XT3 Modem Connector

Remove the battery.

Step 1

  • Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.
  • Remove the battery.
Remove the battery.Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.
Slide the door down.

Step 2

  • Remove the screws.
  • Slide the door down.
  • Remove the access door.
Slide the door down.Remove the access door.Remove the screws.
Slide the hard drive out of the laptop.

Step 3

  • Remove the screws.
  • Slide the hard drive out of the laptop.
Slide the hard drive out of the laptop.Remove the screws.
Unsnap the & remove the bottom cover.

Step 4

  • Remove the screws.
  • Unsnap the & remove the bottom cover.
Unsnap the & remove the bottom cover.Remove the screws.Remove the screws.
Remove the bottom screws.

Step 5

  • Remove the bottom keyboard screws.
  • Remove the bottom screws.
  • Turn the laptop over & open it up.
Remove the bottom screws.Turn the laptop over & open it up.
Carefully unsnap & remove the keyboard bezel.

Step 6

  • Carefully unsnap & remove the keyboard bezel.
Carefully unsnap & remove the keyboard bezel.Carefully unsnap & remove the keyboard bezel.Carefully unsnap & remove the keyboard bezel.
Carefully lift the keyboard & turn it over.

Step 7

  • Remove the keyboard screws.
  • Carefully lift the keyboard & turn it over.
Carefully lift the keyboard & turn it over.Remove the keyboard screws.
Remove the keyboard.

Step 8

  • Unplug the keyboard cable.
  • Remove the keyboard.
Remove the keyboard.Unplug the keyboard cable.
Unplug the cable.

Step 9

  • Remove the palmrest screws.
  • Unplug the cable.
Unplug the cable.Remove the palmrest screws.
Unsnap & remove the palmrest touchpad.

Step 10

  • Unsnap & remove the palmrest touchpad.
Unsnap & remove the palmrest touchpad.Unsnap & remove the palmrest touchpad.
Remove the bracket.

Step 11

  • Remove the bracket screw.
  • Remove the bracket.
Remove the bracket.Remove the bracket screw.
Remove the modem connector.

Step 12

  • Unplug the cable.
  • Remove the modem connector.
Remove the modem connector.Unplug the cable.

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