Dell Latitude E5450 LCD Hinge (Non-Touchscreen) Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the LCD Hinge (Non-Touchscreen) on your Latitude E5450 laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 18 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Latitude E5450 LCD Hinge (Non-Touchscreen).

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 LCD Hinge (Non-Touchscreen)

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 6 - M2 x 5mm screws.

Step 6

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

Step 7

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

Step 8

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

Step 9

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

Step 10

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

Step 11

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

Step 12

  • 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 13

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

Step 14

Remove the 4 - M2 x 5mm hinge screws.Remove the LCD Display Assembly.
Carefully unsnap the LCD bezel working your way around the edge of the screen. ***It may be taped or glued down and require a plastic scribe for removal.

Step 15

  • Carefully unsnap the LCD bezel working your way around the edge of the screen. ***It may be taped or glued down and require a plastic scribe for removal.
  • Remove the LCD Bezel.
Carefully unsnap the LCD bezel working your way around the edge of the screen. ***It may be taped or glued down and require a plastic scribe for removal.Remove the LCD Bezel.
Remove the 4 - M2 x 3mm screws.

Step 16

  • Remove the 4 - M2 x 3mm screws.
  • Lift the screen & turn it over.
Remove the 4 - M2 x 3mm screws.Lift the screen & turn it over.
Loosen the tape.

Step 17

  • Loosen the tape.
  • Remove the spacer.
  • Unplug the cable.
  • Remove the LCD Screen.
Loosen the tape.Remove the spacer.Unplug the cable.Remove the LCD Screen.
Remove the 6 - M2.5 x 3.5mm screws.

Step 18

  • Remove the 6 - M2.5 x 3.5mm screws.
  • Remove the LCD Hinges.
Remove the 6 - M2.5 x 3.5mm screws.Remove the LCD Hinges.Remove the 6 - M2.5 x 3.5mm screws.

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