Dell Inspiron 15-7537 (P36F001) 7000 Series – Middle Hinge Cover Cap Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Middle Hinge Cover Cap on your Inspiron 15-7537 (P36F001) 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 15-7537 (P36F001) Middle Hinge Cover Cap.

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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Video tutorial repair manual



Installation and Removal Instructions
Inspiron 15-7537 (P36F001) Middle Hinge Cover Cap

Loosen the screws (2 x M2 x 8mm).

Step 1

  • Loosen the screws (2 x M2 x 8mm).
  • Loosen the captive screws (cannot be removed).
  • Remove the access door.
Loosen the screws (2 x M2 x 8mm).Loosen the captive screws (cannot be removed).Remove the access door.
Remove the screws (3 x M2.5 x 5mm).

Step 2

  • Remove the screws (3 x M2.5 x 5mm).
  • Remove the battery.
Remove the screws (3 x M2.5 x 5mm).Remove the battery.
Remove the screws (2 x M2.5 x 5mm).

Step 3

  • Remove the screws (2 x M2.5 x 5mm).
  • Lift the hard drive out of the laptop.
  • Unplug the hard drive connector.
Remove the screws (2 x M2.5 x 5mm).Lift the hard drive out of the laptop.Unplug the hard drive connector.
Remove the bottom keyboard screw (1 x M2 x 4mm).

Step 4

  • Remove the bottom keyboard screw (1 x M2 x 4mm).
  • Remove the base assembly screws (5 x M2.5 x 5mm)(3 x M2.5x2.5mm).
  • Turn the laptop over and open it up.
Remove the bottom keyboard screw (1 x M2 x 4mm).Remove the base assembly screws (5 x M2.5 x 5mm)(3 x M2.5x2.5mm).Turn the laptop over and open it up.
Press the keyboard clips in and carefully turn the keyboard over.

Step 5

  • Press the keyboard clips in and carefully turn the keyboard over.
  • Unplug the keyboard cables.
Press the keyboard clips in and carefully turn the keyboard over.Unplug the keyboard cables.Press the keyboard clips in and carefully turn the keyboard over.
Remove the palmrest screws (2 x M2.5 x 5mm).

Step 6

  • Remove the palmrest screws (2 x M2.5 x 5mm).
  • Close the laptop and turn it over.
Loosen the antenna cables.

Step 7

  • Loosen the antenna cables.
  • Remove the bottom base assembly.
Loosen the antenna cables.Remove the bottom base assembly.
Unplug the fan cable.

Step 8

  • Unplug the fan cable.
  • Loosen the heatsink screws (cannot be removed).
  • Remove the heatsink.
Unplug the fan cable.Loosen the heatsink screws (cannot be removed).Remove the heatsink.
Unplug the display cables.

Step 9

  • Unplug the display cables.
  • Remove the hinge screws (2 x M2.5 x 5mm).
  • Remove the display assembly.
Unplug the display cables.Remove the hinge screws (2 x M2.5 x 5mm).
Carefully pry and unsnap the hinge cover.

Step 10

  • Carefully pry and unsnap the hinge cover.
Carefully pry and unsnap the hinge cover.Carefully pry and unsnap the hinge cover.Insp15-7537MiddleHingeCoverPryPoint2
Remove the Middle Hinge Cover.

Step 11

Remove the Middle Hinge Cover.Remove the Middle Hinge Cover.

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