Dell Latitude E5430 (P27G-001) Smart Card Reader & Circuit Board Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Smart Card Reader & Circuit Board on your Latitude E5430 laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 11 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Latitude E5430 Smart Card Reader & Circuit Board.

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 E5430 Smart Card Reader & Circuit Board

Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.

Step 1

  • Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.
  • Lift the Battery out of the laptop.
Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.Lift the Battery out of the laptop.Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.
Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.

Step 2

Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.Remove the Access Door.Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 6mm screws.

Step 3

Remove the 1 - M2.5 x 5mm screw.

Step 4

Remove the 1 - M2.5 x 5mm screw. Slide the DVD Optical Drive out of the laptop.Remove the 1 - M2.5 x 5mm screw.
Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.

Step 5

Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 8mm screws.Remove the CPU Access Door.Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws under the optical drive.

Step 6

Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws under the optical drive.Remove the 3 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.Remove 6 - M2.5 x 8mm the screws.
Turn the laptop over & open it up.

Step 7

Turn the laptop over & open it up.Unsnap & remove the Keyboard Bezel.
Turn over the keyboard.

Step 8

  • Turn over the keyboard.
  • Unplug the cable.
  • Remove the Keyboard.
Turn over the keyboard.Unplug the cable.Remove the Keyboard.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.

Step 9

Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.Remove 3 - M2.5 x 8mm the screws.
Unplug the palmrest cables.

Step 10

  • Unplug the palmrest cables.
  • Unsnap & remove the palmrest.
Unplug the palmrest cables.Unsnap & remove the palmrest.Unplug the palmrest cables.
Remove 4 - M2 x 3mm the screws.

Step 11

Remove 4 - M2 x 3mm the screws.Remove the Smart Card Reader.Remove 4 - M2 x 3mm the screws.

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