Dell Latitude E5450 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 E5450 laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 22 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Latitude E5450 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 E5450 Bottom Base

Remove the 6 - M2 x 5mm screws.

Step 1

Remove the 6 - M2 x 5mm screws.Pry up & unsnap the access door.Remove the Access Door.Remove the 6 - M2 x 5mm screws.
Unplug the battery cable.

Step 2

  • Unplug the battery cable.
  • Remove the 2 - M2 x 5mm screws.
  • Lift the Battery out of the laptop.
Unplug the battery cable.Remove the 2 - M2 x 5mm screws.Lift the Battery out of the laptop.
Unplug the hard drive cable.

Step 3

  • Unplug the hard drive cable.
  • Remove the 3 - M2 x 3mm screws.
  • Lift the Hard Drive out of the laptop.
Unplug the hard drive cable.Remove the 3 - M2 x 3mm screws.Lift the Hard Drive out of the laptop.
Unplug & loosen the antenna cables.

Step 4

  • Unplug & loosen the antenna cables.
  • Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.
  • Remove the bracket.
Unplug & loosen the antenna cables.Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.Remove the bracket.Unplug & loosen the antenna cables.
Unplug & loosen the cable.

Step 5

  • Unplug & loosen the cable.
Unplug & loosen the cable.Unplug & loosen the cable.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.

Step 6

  • Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.
  • Remove the bracket.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.Remove the bracket.
Unplug the cable.

Step 7

  • Unplug the cable.
  • Remove the DC Jack.
Unplug the cable.Remove the DC Jack.Unplug the cable.
Unplug the cooling fan cable.

Step 8

  • Unplug the cooling fan cable.
Remove the 6 - M2 x 5mm screws.

Step 9

Remove the 6 - M2 x 5mm screws.Remove the 11 - M2 x 3mm screws.
Unplug the keyboard cable.

Step 10

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

Step 11

  • Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm back hinge cover screws.
  • Open up the laptop.
Carefully pry up & unsnap the Keyboard Bezel.

Step 12

Carefully pry up & unsnap the Keyboard Bezel.Carefully pry up & unsnap the Keyboard Bezel.
Remove the 4 - M2 x 2.5mm screws.

Step 13

Remove the 4 - M2 x 2.5mm screws.Remove the Keyboard.Remove the 4 - M2 x 2.5mm screws.
Unplug the palmrest cables.

Step 14

  • Unplug the palmrest cables.
Press up at the press point to unsnap and loosen the palmrest.

Step 15

  • Press up at the press point to unsnap and loosen the palmrest.
  • Remove the Palmrest Touchpad.
Press up at the press point to unsnap and loosen the palmrest.Remove the Palmrest Touchpad.Press up at the press point to unsnap and loosen the palmrest.
Remove the 4 - M2 x 5mm hinge cover screws.

Step 16

Remove the 4 - M2 x 5mm hinge cover screws.Remove the Hinge Covers.
Remove the 4 - M2 x 5mm hinge screws.

Step 17

Remove the 4 - M2 x 5mm hinge screws.Remove the LCD Display Assembly.
Unplug & loosen the speaker cable.

Step 18

  • Unplug & loosen the speaker cable.
Unplug & loosen the speaker cable.Unplug & loosen the speaker cable.
Remove the 4 - M2.5 x 7mm Tapered screws.

Step 19

Remove the 4 - M2.5 x 7mm Tapered screws.Remove the Speakers.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 5mm screws.

Step 20

Remove the 2 - M2 x 5mm screws.Remove the CPU Cooling Fan.Remove the 2 - M2 x 5mm screws.
Remove the 6 - M2 x 5mm motherboard screws.

Step 21

Remove the 6 - M2 x 5mm motherboard screws.Remove the Motherboard.Remove the 6 - M2 x 5mm motherboard screws.
The remaining piece is the Bottom Base.

Step 22

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Latitude E5450 Bottom Base

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