Dell Inspiron 11-3157 (P20T003) Motherboard Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Motherboard on your Inspiron 11-3157 (P20T003) 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 Inspiron 11-3157 (P20T003) Motherboard.

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) Motherboard

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.
Separate the clips and remove the memory.

Step 5

  • Separate the clips and remove the memory.
Separate the clips and remove the memory.Separate the clips and remove the memory.
Unplug the fan cable.

Step 6

  • Unplug the fan cable.
  • Loosen the heatsink screws.
  • Remove the Heatsink Fan. ***Clean the heatsink and reapply thermal compound before installing the heatsink.***
Unplug the fan cable.Loosen the heatsink screws.Remove the Heatsink Fan. ***Clean the heatsink and reapply thermal compound before installing the heatsink.***
Loosen the tape.

Step 7

  • 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.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.

Step 8

  • Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.
  • Remove the LCD Cable bracket.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.Remove the LCD Cable bracket.
Unplug the display cable.

Step 9

  • Unplug the display cable.
  • Unplug the touchscreen cable.
Unplug the display cable.Unplug the touchscreen cable.Unplug the display cable.Unplug the display cable.
Unplug the keyboard cable.

Step 10

  • Unplug the keyboard cable.
  • Unplug the touchpad cable.
  • Unplug the speaker cable.
Unplug the keyboard cable.Unplug the touchpad cable.Unplug the speaker cable.Unplug the keyboard cable.
Unplug the DC Jack.

Step 11

Unplug the DC Jack.Remove the 1 - M2 x 2mm Wafer screw.Remove the Motherboard.

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