Dell Latitude E6520 (P14F001) Motherboard Removal Tutorial


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Motherboard on your Dell Latitude E6520 (P14F001) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 22 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Dell Latitude E6520 (P14F001) 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
Dell Latitude E6520 (P14F001) Motherboard

Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.

Step 1

  • Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.
  • Lift the Battery out of the laptop.
Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.Lift the Battery out of the laptop.Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.
Press the Express Card in to eject it from the laptop.

Step 2

Press the Express Card in to eject it from the laptop.Press the Express Card in to eject it from the laptop.Press the Express Card in to eject it from the laptop.
Press the SD Card in to eject it from the laptop.

Step 3

  • Press the SD Card in to eject it from the laptop.
Press the SD Card in to eject it from the laptop.Press the SD Card in to eject it from the laptop.
Press in the release latch.

Step 4

Press in the release latch.Slide the DVD Optical Drive out of the laptop.Press in the release latch.Press in the release latch.
Remove the 4 - M3 x 5mm screws.

Step 5

Remove the 4 - M3 x 5mm screws.Slide the Hard Drive out of the laptop.Remove the 4 - M3 x 5mm screws.
Remove the 6 - M2 x 8mm screws.

Step 6

Remove the 6 - M2 x 8mm screws.Remove the Bottom Cover.Remove the 6 - M2 x 8mm screws.
Separate the clips & remove the RAM Memory.

Step 7

Separate the clips & remove the RAM Memory.Separate the clips & remove the RAM Memory.Separate the clips & remove the RAM Memory.Separate the clips & remove the RAM Memory.
Unplug the cable.

Step 8

Unplug the cable.Remove the CMOS Battery.
Unplug & loosen the antenna cables.

Step 9

Unplug & loosen the antenna cables.Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.Remove the Wireless WLAN Card.
Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.

Step 10

Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.Unplug the modem cable.Remove the Modem Card.
Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.

Step 11

Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.Remove the Wireless WWAN Card.
Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm LCD cable bracket screws.

Step 12

  • 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 & loosen the LCD Cable.

Step 13

  • Unplug & loosen the LCD Cable.
  • Unplug & loosen the DC Jack Cable.
Unplug & loosen the LCD Cable.Unplug & loosen the DC Jack Cable.Unplug & loosen the LCD Cable.Unplug & loosen the LCD Cable.
Unplug the fan cable.

Step 14

Unplug the fan cable.Remove the Heatsink Screws.Remove & clean the Heatsink.Unplug the fan cable.
Turn the locking screw.

Step 15

  • Turn the locking screw.
  • Lift the CPU Processor up, to remove it from the motherboard.
Turn the locking screw. Lift the CPU Processor up, to remove it from the motherboard.Turn the locking screw.
Remove the 10 - M2.5 x 5mm bottom palmrest screws.

Step 16

  • Remove the 10 - M2.5 x 5mm bottom palmrest screws.
  • Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm bottom hinge screws.
  • Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm (machined head) back hinge screws.
  • Carefully open the LCD Display Assembly & remove it from the laptop base.
Remove the 10 - M2.5 x 5mm bottom palmrest screws.Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm bottom hinge screws.Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm (machined head) back hinge screws.Carefully open the LCD Display Assembly & remove it from the laptop base.
Using a small flat head screwdriver or plastic scribe, carefully pry up & unsnap the Keyboard Bezel.

Step 17

  • Using a small flat head screwdriver or plastic scribe, carefully pry up & unsnap the Keyboard Bezel.
Using a small flat head screwdriver or plastic scribe, carefully pry up & unsnap the Keyboard Bezel.Using a small flat head screwdriver or plastic scribe, carefully pry up & unsnap the Keyboard Bezel.
Remove the 3 - M2 x 3mm keyboard screws.

Step 18

  • Remove the 3 - M2 x 3mm keyboard screws.
  • Carefully lift the keyboard up & turn it over.
  • Unplug the keyboard cable.
  • Remove the Keyboard.
Remove the 3 - M2 x 3mm keyboard screws.Carefully lift the keyboard up & turn it over.Unplug the keyboard cable.Remove the Keyboard.
Remove the 8 - M2.5 x 5mm top palmrest screws.

Step 19

Remove the 8 - M2.5 x 5mm top palmrest screws.Unplug the palmrest cables.Unsnap & remove the Palmrest Touchpad.Remove the 8 - M2.5 x 5mm top palmrest screws.
Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.

Step 20

Remove the 2 - M2 x 3mm screws.Remove the ExpressCard Cage.
Unplug the Wifi Switch Cable.

Step 21

  • Unplug the Wifi Switch Cable.
  • Unplug the Smart Card Slot Cable.
  • Unplug the Speaker Cable.
Unplug the Wifi Switch Cable.Unplug the Smart Card Slot Cable.Unplug the Speaker Cable.
Remove the 5 - M2.5 x 5mm motherboard screws.

Step 22

Remove the 5 - M2.5 x 5mm motherboard screws.Remove the Motherboard.Remove the 5 - M2.5 x 5mm motherboard screws.

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