Dell Latitude E7470 (P61G001) Palmrest Touchpad Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Palmrest Touchpad on your Latitude E7470 (P61G001) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 23 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Latitude E7470 (P61G001) Palmrest Touchpad.

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
Latitude E7470 (P61G001) Palmrest Touchpad

Loosen the screws.

Step 1

Loosen the screws.Remove the Access Door.Loosen the screws.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm left & right hinge cover screws.

Step 2

Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm left & right hinge cover screws.Remove the left & right Hinge Covers.Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm left & right hinge cover screws.Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm left & right hinge cover screws.
Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm back hinge screws.

Step 3

Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm back hinge screws.Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm back hinge screws.
Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm back edge dock frame screws.

Step 4

Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm back edge dock frame screws.Remove the 4 - M2 x 5mm bottom dock frame screws.Remove the Dock Frame.Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm back edge dock frame screws.
Unplug the cable.

Step 5

Unplug the cable. Remove the 1 - M2 x 5mm screw.Remove the Battery.Unplug the cable.
Unplug & remove the CMOS Battery.

Step 6

Unplug & remove the CMOS Battery.Unplug & remove the CMOS Battery.
Unplug the fingerprint reader cable.

Step 7

  • Unplug the fingerprint reader cable.
  • Unplug & loosen the speaker cable.
  • Remove the Speakers.
Unplug the fingerprint reader cable.Unplug & loosen the speaker cable.Remove the Speakers.
Unplug the smart card cable.

Step 8

  • Unplug the smart card cable.
  • Unplug the mouse button cable.
Unplug the smart card cable.Unplug the mouse button cable.
Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.

Step 9

Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.Loosen the screw.Remove the bracket.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.

Step 10

Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.Remove the Smart Card Reader.Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 5mm screws.

Step 11

  • Remove the 2 - M2 x 5mm screws.
  • Unplug the fan cable.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 5mm screws.Unplug the fan cable.
Remove the 4 - M2 x 3mm heatsink screws.

Step 12

Remove the 4 - M2 x 3mm heatsink screws.Remove & clean the Heatsink/Fan.Remove the 4 - M2 x 3mm heatsink screws.
Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.

Step 13

  • Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.
  • Remove the bracket.
Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.Remove the bracket.
Unplug & loosen the antenna cables.

Step 14

  • Unplug & loosen the antenna cables.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.

Step 15

  • Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.
  • Remove the bracket.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.Remove the bracket.
Unplug the touchscreen cable.

Step 16

  • Unplug the touchscreen cable.
  • Unplug & loosen the LCD cable.
Unplug the touchscreen cable.Unplug & loosen the LCD cable.Unplug the touchscreen cable.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 5mm bottom hinge screws.

Step 17

Remove the 2 - M2 x 5mm bottom hinge screws.Remove the LCD Display Assembly.
Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.

Step 18

  • Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.
  • Remove the bracket.
Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.Remove the bracket.Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.
Loosen & unplug the DC jack.

Step 19

  • Loosen & unplug the DC jack.
  • Remove the DC Jack.
Loosen & unplug the DC jack.Remove the DC Jack.Loosen & unplug the DC jack.
Unplug LED lights cable.

Step 20

  • Unplug LED lights cable.
  • Unplug the motherboard cables.
  • Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm motherboard screws under the memory slots.
  • Remove the 5 - M2 x 5mm motherboard screws.
Unplug LED lights cable.Unplug the motherboard cables.Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm motherboard screws under the memory slots.Remove the 5 - M2 x 5mm motherboard screws.
Remove the Motherboard.

Step 21

Remove the Motherboard.Remove the Motherboard.
Unplug the keyboard cables.

Step 22

  • Unplug the keyboard cables.
  • Remove the 17 - M2 x 3mm keyboard bracket screws.
  • Lift the keyboard & bracket out of the palmrest.
Unplug the keyboard cables.Remove the 17 - M2 x 3mm keyboard bracket screws.Lift the keyboard & bracket out of the palmrest.
The remaining piece is the Palmrest Touchpad.

Step 23

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