Dell Inspiron 1521 (PP22L) Hard Drive & Caddy Removal & Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Hard Drive & Caddy on your Inspiron 1521 (PP22L) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 4 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Inspiron 1521 (PP22L) Hard Drive & Caddy.

Before you begin

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Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screwdriver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

Dell Laptop Replacement Parts Needed

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Inspiron 1521 Hard Drive

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Inspiron 1521 Hard Drive & Caddy

Slide the battery latches over to unlock the battery.

Step 1

  • Slide the battery latches over to unlock the battery.
  • Slide the Battery out of the laptop.
Slide the battery latches over to unlock the battery.Slide the Battery out of the laptop.Slide the battery latches over to unlock the battery.
Remove the 4 - M3 x 3mm screws.

Step 2

  • Remove the 4 - M3 x 3mm screws.
  • Slide the hard drive out of the laptop.
Remove the 4 - M3 x 3mm screws.Slide the hard drive out of the laptop.
Remove the 1 - M3 x 3mm screw on the left side of hard drive caddy.

Step 3

  • Remove the 1 - M3 x 3mm screw on the left side of hard drive caddy.
  • And the 1 - M3 x 3mm screw on the right side.
Remove the 1 - M3 x 3mm screw on the left side of hard drive caddy.And the 1 - M3 x 3mm screw on the right side.
Separate the Hard Drive and

Step 4

Separate the Hard Drive and Separate the Hard Drive and Separate the Hard Drive and

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