Dell Inspiron 14R-5437 (P37G-003) 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 Inspiron 14R-5437 (P37G-003) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 19 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Inspiron 14R-5437 (P37G-003) 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
Inspiron 14R-5437 (P37G-003) Bottom Base

Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.

Step 1

  • Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.
Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.
Remove the Battery.

Step 2

Remove the Battery.Remove the Battery.
Remove the optical drive screw.

Step 3

  • Remove the optical drive screw.
  • Slide the optical drive out.
  • Remove the DVD Optical Drive.
Remove the optical drive screw.Slide the optical drive out.Remove the DVD Optical Drive.Remove the optical drive screw.
Remove the screw.

Step 4

Remove the screw.Remove the Access Door.Remove the screw.
Unplug the antenna cables.

Step 5

  • Unplug the antenna cables.
  • Remove the screw.
Unplug the antenna cables.Remove the screw.
Remove the Wireless WLAN Card.

Step 6

Remove the Wireless WLAN Card.Remove the Wireless WLAN Card.
Remove the screw.

Step 7

  • Remove the screw.
  • Using the tab, slide the hard drive to the left.
  • Remove the Hard Drive.
Remove the screw.Using the tab, slide the hard drive to the left.Remove the Hard Drive.
Remove the bottom keyboard screws.

Step 8

  • Remove the bottom keyboard screws.
  • Remove the bottom palmrest screws.
  • Turn the laptop over & open it up.
Remove the bottom keyboard screws.Remove the bottom palmrest screws.
Press the keyboard tabs in to loosen the keyboard.

Step 9

  • Press the keyboard tabs in to loosen the keyboard.
Press the keyboard tabs in to loosen the keyboard.Press the keyboard tabs in to loosen the keyboard.
Unplug the keyboard cable.

Step 10

  • Unplug the keyboard cable.
  • Remove the Keyboard.
Unplug the keyboard cable.Remove the Keyboard.
Unplug the palmrest cables.

Step 11

  • Unplug the palmrest cables.
  • Remove the palmrest screws.
Unplug the palmrest cables.Remove the palmrest screws.
Carefully unsnap and remove the Palmrest Touchpad.

Step 12

Carefully unsnap and remove the Palmrest Touchpad.Carefully unsnap and remove the Palmrest Touchpad.
Unplug & loosen the LCD cable.

Step 13

  • Unplug & loosen the LCD cable.
Unplug & loosen the LCD cable.Unplug & loosen the LCD cable.
Unplug & loosen the DC Jack.

Step 14

Unplug & loosen the DC Jack.Unplug & loosen the DC Jack.
Unplug the USB cable.

Step 15

  • Unplug the USB cable.
  • Unplug the speaker cable.
  • Remove the motherboard screw.
  • Remove the Motherboard.
Unplug the USB cable.Unplug the speaker cable.Remove the motherboard screw.Remove the Motherboard.
Remove the Speakers.

Step 16

Remove the Speakers.Remove the Speakers.
Unplug the cable.

Step 17

Unplug the cable.Remove the screw.Remove the USB Circuit Board.
Loosen the antenna cables.

Step 18

  • Loosen the antenna cables.
  • Remove the left & right hinge screws.
  • Remove the Display Assembly.
Loosen the antenna cables.Remove the left & right hinge screws.Remove the Display Assembly.Loosen the antenna cables.
The remaining piece is the Bottom Base.

Step 19

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