Dell Latitude 11-3160 (P21T002) Motherboard Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Motherboard on your Latitude 11-3160 (P21T002) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 14 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Latitude 11-3160 (P21T002) 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
Latitude 11-3160 (P21T002) Motherboard

Remove the 7 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.

Step 1

  • Remove the 7 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.
  • Loosen the bottom cover.
Remove the 7 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.Loosen the bottom cover.Remove the 7 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.
Remove the Bottom Cover Access Door.

Step 2

Remove the Bottom Cover Access Door.Remove the Bottom Cover Access Door.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.

Step 3

  • Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.
  • Remove the cable tape.
  • Unplug & remove the Battery.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.Remove the cable tape.Unplug & remove the Battery.Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.
Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.

Step 4

Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.Remove the M.2 SSD.
Separate the clips & remove the RAM Memory.

Step 5

Separate the clips & remove the RAM Memory.Separate the clips & remove the RAM Memory.
Remove the tape.

Step 6

  • Remove the tape.
  • Loosen the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.
  • Remove the bracket.
Remove the tape.Loosen the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.Remove the bracket.
Unplug the antenna cables.

Step 7

  • Unplug the antenna cables.
  • Remove the WLAN Card.
Unplug the antenna cables.Remove the WLAN Card.Unplug the antenna cables.
Unplug the hard drive cable.

Step 8

Unplug the hard drive cable.Remove the 3 - M2 x 3mm screws.Remove the Hard Drive.
Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm LCD cable bracket screws.

Step 9

  • Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm LCD cable bracket screws.
  • Remove the LCD cable bracket.
Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm LCD cable bracket screws.Remove the LCD cable bracket.
Unplug the LCD cable.

Step 10

  • Unplug the LCD cable.
  • Unplug the DC Jack.
  • Unplug the LCD camera cable.
  • Unplug the Speaker cable.
Unplug the LCD cable.Unplug the DC Jack.Unplug the LCD camera cable.Unplug the Speaker cable.
Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm heatsink screw.

Step 11

  • Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm heatsink screw.
  • Loosen heatsink screws.
  • Remove & clean the Heatsink.
Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm heatsink screw.Loosen heatsink screws.Remove & clean the Heatsink.Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm heatsink screw.
Remove the tape.

Step 12

  • Remove the tape.
  • Unplug CMOS battery.
Remove the tape.Unplug CMOS battery.
Unplug the audio circuit board cable.

Step 13

  • Unplug the audio circuit board cable.
  • Unplug the LED circuit board cable.
  • Unplug the touchpad cable.
  • Unplug the keyboard cable.
Unplug the audio circuit board cable.Unplug the LED circuit board cable.Unplug the touchpad cable.Unplug the keyboard cable.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.

Step 14

Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.Remove the Motherboard.

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