Dell Inspiron 11-3157 (P20T003) Daughter Board Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Daughter Board on your Inspiron 11-3157 (P20T003) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 9 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Inspiron 11-3157 (P20T003) Daughter 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 11-3157 (P20T003) Daughter Board

Remove the 9 - M2.5 x 6mm screws.

Step 1

  • Remove the 9 - M2.5 x 6mm screws.
  • Carefully pry up and unsnap the bottom cover.
Remove the 9 - M2.5 x 6mm screws.Carefully pry up and unsnap the bottom cover. Remove the 9 - M2.5 x 6mm screws.
Remove the Bottom Cover.

Step 2

Remove the Bottom Cover.Remove the Bottom Cover.
Remove the 3 - M2.5 x 3mm screws.

Step 3

  • Remove the 3 - M2.5 x 3mm screws.
  • Unplug & loosen the hard drive cable.
Remove the 3 - M2.5 x 3mm screws.Unplug & loosen the hard drive cable.
Remove the Battery.

Step 4

Remove the Battery.Remove the Battery.
Unplug the cable, loosen the tape, and remove the Power & Volume Circuit Board.

Step 5

Unplug the cable, loosen the tape, and remove the Power & Volume Circuit Board.Unplug the cable, loosen the tape, and remove the Power & Volume Circuit Board.
Loosen the tape.

Step 6

  • Loosen the tape.
  • Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.
  • Lift the caddy out of the laptop.
Loosen the tape.Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.
Unplug the wireless antenna cables.

Step 7

Unplug the wireless antenna cables.Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.Remove the Wireless WLAN Card.
Remove the CMOS Battery.

Step 8

Unplug the daughter board cable.

Step 9

Unplug the daughter board cable.Remove the 1 - M2.5 x 3mm screw.Remove the Daughter Board.

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