Dell Latitude E7450 Bottom Base Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Bottom Base on your Latitude E7450 laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 24 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Latitude E7450 Bottom Base.

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
Latitude E7450 Bottom Base

Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.

Step 1

  • Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.
  • Lift the Battery out of the laptop.
Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.Lift the Battery out of the laptop.Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.

Step 2

Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.Slide the Access Door down and remove it from the laptop.Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.
Unplug the hard drive cable.

Step 3

  • Unplug the hard drive cable.
  • Remove the 3 - M2.5 x 5mm hard drive caddy screws.
  • Remove the Hard Drive.
Unplug the hard drive cable.Remove the 3 - M2.5 x 5mm hard drive caddy screws.Remove the Hard Drive.
Remove the 1 M2 x 3mm screw.

Step 4

  • Remove the 1 M2 x 3mm screw.
  • Remove the wireless card bracket.
Remove the 1 M2 x 3mm screw.Remove the wireless card bracket.
Unplug the antenna cables.

Step 5

Unplug the antenna cables.Remove the Wireless Card.Unplug the antenna cables.
Loosen the antenna cables.

Step 6

  • Loosen the antenna cables.
Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.

Step 7

Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.Unplug the cable.Remove the Cooling Fan.
Remove the 1 - M2 x 2mm bracket screw.

Step 8

  • Remove the 1 - M2 x 2mm bracket screw.
  • Remove the bracket.
  • Unplug & loosen the LCD cables.
Remove the 1 - M2 x 2mm bracket screw.Remove the bracket.Unplug & loosen the LCD cables.
Unplug the DC jack cable.

Step 9

  • Unplug the DC jack cable.
Remove the 10 - M2 x 3mm screws under the battery.

Step 10

  • Remove the 10 - M2 x 3mm screws under the battery.
  • Remove the 6 - M2.5 x 5mm screws under the access door.
Remove the 10 - M2 x 3mm screws under the battery.Remove the 6 - M2.5 x 5mm screws under the access door.
Loosen the plastic keyboard cable cover.

Step 11

  • Loosen the plastic keyboard cable cover.
  • Unplug the keyboard cable.
Loosen the plastic keyboard cable cover.Unplug the keyboard cable.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm back hinge cover screws.

Step 12

  • Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm back hinge cover screws.
  • Open the laptop.
Using a plastic scribe or small flat head screwdriver, carefully pry up the Keyboard Bezel & remove it from the laptop.

Step 13

  • Using a plastic scribe or small flat head screwdriver, carefully pry up the Keyboard Bezel & remove it from the laptop.
Using a plastic scribe or small flat head screwdriver, carefully pry up the Keyboard Bezel & remove it from the laptop.Using a plastic scribe or small flat head screwdriver, carefully pry up the Keyboard Bezel & remove it from the laptop.
Remove the keyboard 5 - M2 x 2.5mm screws.

Step 14

Remove the keyboard 5 - M2 x 2.5mm screws.Remove the Keyboard from the laptop.Remove the keyboard 5 - M2 x 2.5mm screws.
Unplug the palmrest cable.

Step 15

  • Unplug the palmrest cable.
  • Remove the 5 - M2.5 x 5mm palmrest screws.
Unplug the palmrest cable.Remove the 5 - M2.5 x 5mm palmrest screws.
Carefully pry up & remove the Palmrest Touchpad from the base.

Step 16

Carefully pry up & remove the Palmrest Touchpad from the base.Carefully pry up & remove the Palmrest Touchpad from the base.
Unplug the cable.

Step 17

Unplug the cable.Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.Remove the Circuit Board.Unplug the cable.
Unplug & loosen the speaker cable.

Step 18

Unplug & loosen the speaker cable.Remove the 4 - M2.5 x 7mm Tapered.Remove the Speakers.Unplug & loosen the speaker cable.
Remove the 2 -  M2 x 2mm hinge cover screws.

Step 19

Remove the 2 -  M2 x 2mm hinge cover screws.Remove the Hinge Covers.Remove the 2 -  M2 x 2mm hinge cover screws.
Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm left hinge screws.

Step 20

Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm left hinge screws.Remove  the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm right hinge screws.Remove the LCD Display Assembly.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm bracket screws.

Step 21

  • Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm bracket screws.
  • Remove the bracket.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm bracket screws.Remove the bracket.
Remove the DC Jack.

Step 22

Remove the DC Jack.Remove the DC Jack.
Remove the 7 - M2.5 x 5mm motherboard screws.

Step 23

Remove the 7 - M2.5 x 5mm motherboard screws.Remove the Motherboard.Remove the 7 - M2.5 x 5mm motherboard screws.
The remaining piece is the Bottom Base.

Step 24

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