Dell Inspiron 14-5442 (P49G-001) USB / SD Circuit Board Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the USB / SD Circuit Board on your Inspiron 14-5442 (P49G-001) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 10 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Inspiron 14-5442 (P49G-001) USB / SD 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
Inspiron 14-5442 (P49G-001) USB / SD Circuit Board

Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.

Step 1

Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.Carefully pry up & remove the Access Door.Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.
Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.

Step 2

Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.Use the pull tab to remove the Battery.Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.
Remove the 3 - M2.5 x 5mm hard drive screws.

Step 3

  • Remove the 3 - M2.5 x 5mm hard drive screws.
  • Lift the Hard Drive out and move it to the right.
  • Unplug the hard drive connector.
Remove the 3 - M2.5 x 5mm hard drive screws.Lift the Hard Drive out and move it to the right.Unplug the hard drive connector.
Unplug the USB / SD cable.

Step 4

  • Unplug the USB / SD cable.
  • Unplug & loosen the LCD cable.
Unplug the USB / SD cable.Unplug & loosen the LCD cable.
Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.

Step 5

Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.Unplug the fan cable.Remove the Cooling Fan.
Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 8mm bottom hinge screws.

Step 6

Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 8mm bottom hinge screws.Remove the 2 - M2 x 2mm Wafer screws under the battery.Remove the 5 - M2.5 x 5mm bottom base screws.
Turn the laptop over & open it up.

Step 7

  • Turn the laptop over & open it up.
  • Using a flat head screwdriver, press the keyboard latches in and loosen the keyboard.
Unplug the cables.

Step 8

  • Unplug the cables.
  • Remove the Keyboard.
Unplug the cables.Remove the Keyboard.
Remove the 6 - M2.5 x 5mm screws under the keyboard.

Step 9

Remove the 6 - M2.5 x 5mm screws under the keyboard.Turn the laptop over.
Remove the 1 - M2.5 x 5mm screw.

Step 10

Remove the 1 - M2.5 x 5mm screw.Remove the USB SD Circuit Board.

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