Dell Vostro 1540 (P18F002) Hinge Cover Removal & Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Hinge Cover on your Vostro 1540 (P18F002) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 3 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Vostro 1540 (P18F002) Hinge Cover.

Before you begin

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Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screwdriver
  • 1 x small flat head screwdriver
  • 1 x plastic scribe (optional)

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Vostro 1540 Hinge Cover

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Vostro 1540 (P18F002) Hinge Cover

Slide the locking latch over.

Step 1

  • Slide the locking latch over.
  • Slide the battery latch to the left and the Battery out.
Slide the locking latch over.Slide the battery latch to the left and the Battery out.
Under the battery, remove the hinge cover screw.

Step 2

  • Under the battery, remove the hinge cover screw.
Carefully loosen the hinge cover clips.

Step 3

  • Carefully loosen the hinge cover clips.
  • Using a scribe or a flat head screw driver, carefully pry up the Hinge Cover.
Carefully loosen the hinge cover clips.Using a scribe or a flat head screw driver, carefully pry up the Hinge Cover.

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