Dell Alienware M17xR4 LED Indicator Light Circuit Board Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the LED Indicator Light Circuit Board on your Alienware M17xR4 laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 5 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Alienware M17xR4 LED Indicator Light Circuit Board.

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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Alienware M17xR4 LED Indicator Light Circuit Board

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Alienware M17xR4 LED Indicator Light Circuit Board

Lift the battery out of the laptop.

Step 1

  • Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.
  • Lift the battery out of the laptop.
Lift the battery out of the laptop.Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.
Slide the door down and remove it from the laptop.

Step 2

  • Remove the screws.(2 - M2.5 x 5mm)
  • Slide the door down and remove it from the laptop.
Slide the door down and remove it from the laptop.Remove the screws.Remove the screws.
Turn the laptop over & open it up.

Step 3

  • Remove the screws.(5 - M2.5 x 8mm)
  • Turn the laptop over & open it up.
Lift the control cover up & unplug the media cable.

Step 4

  • Carefully unsnap the center control cover, starting at the top of the keyboard & working your way around the edges.
  • Lift the control cover up & unplug the media cable.
  • Remove the control cover.
Lift the control cover up & unplug the media cable.Remove the control cover.Carefully unsnap the center control cover, starting at the top of the keyboard & working your way around the edges.
Unplug the cable.

Step 5

  • Remove the screws.(2 - M2 x 3mm)
  • Unplug the cable.
  • Remove the circuit board.
Unplug the cable.Remove the circuit board.Remove the screws.Remove the screws.

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