Dell Latitude E7450 LCD Hinge Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the LCD Hinge on your Latitude E7450 laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 20 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Latitude E7450 LCD Hinge.

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 LCD Hinge

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 1 - M2 x 2mm bracket screw.

Step 7

  • 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.
Remove the 10 - M2 x 3mm screws under the battery.

Step 8

  • 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 9

  • 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 10

  • 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 11

  • 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 12

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 13

  • 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 14

Carefully pry up & remove the Palmrest Touchpad from the base.Carefully pry up & remove the Palmrest Touchpad from the base.
Remove the 2 -  M2 x 2mm hinge cover screws.

Step 15

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 16

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.
Carefully unsnap the LCD Bezel around the edges of the screen. It may be glued or taped down and require a plastic scribe for removal.

Step 17

  • Carefully unsnap the LCD Bezel around the edges of the screen. It may be glued or taped down and require a plastic scribe for removal.
Carefully unsnap the LCD Bezel around the edges of the screen. It may be glued or taped down and require a plastic scribe for removal.Carefully unsnap the LCD Bezel around the edges of the screen. It may be glued or taped down and require a plastic scribe for removal.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 2.5mm screws on the top of the screen & the 2 -

Step 18

  • Remove the 2 - M2 x 2.5mm screws on the top of the screen & the 2 - M2 x 3mm on the bottom of the screen.
  • Lift the screen out of the back assembly & turn it over.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 2.5mm screws on the top of the screen & the 2 - Lift the screen out of the back assembly & turn it over.
Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 3.5mm left hinge screws.

Step 19

Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 3.5mm left hinge screws.Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 3.5mm right hinge screws.
Remove the left & right LCD Hinges.

Step 20

Remove the left & right LCD Hinges.Remove the left & right LCD Hinges.

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