Dell Vostro 14-3449 (P52G001) LCD Hinge Rails Removal & Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the LCD Hinge Rails on your Vostro 14-3449 (P52G001) 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 Vostro 14-3449 (P52G001) LCD Hinge Rails.

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
Vostro 14-3449 (P52G001) LCD Hinge Rails

Slide over tabs and remove Battery.

Step 1

  • Slide over tabs and remove Battery.
Slide over tabs and remove Battery.Slide over tabs and remove Battery.
Unscrew and remove DVD Optical Drive (1 x

Step 2

Unscrew and remove DVD Optical Drive (1 x Unscrew and remove DVD Optical Drive (1 x
Unscrew and remove Access Door (1 x

Step 3

Unscrew and remove Access Door (1 x Unscrew and remove Access Door (1 x
Unscrew and slide out Hard Drive (1 x

Step 4

Unscrew and slide out Hard Drive (1 x Unscrew and slide out Hard Drive (1 x
Disconnect antenna cables.

Step 5

Disconnect antenna cables.Unscrew and remove WLAN Card (1 x Disconnect antenna cables.
Remove Bottom Base screws (8 x

Step 6

Press in tabs to separate and turn over Keyboard.

Step 7

  • Press in tabs to separate and turn over Keyboard.
  • Disconnect and remove keyboard.
Press in tabs to separate and turn over Keyboard.Disconnect and remove keyboard.Press in tabs to separate and turn over Keyboard.
Unscrew palmrest (3 x M2.5 x 5mm).

Step 8

Unscrew palmrest (3 x M2.5 x 5mm).Disconnect and remove Palmrest.Unscrew palmrest (3 x M2.5 x 5mm).Unscrew palmrest (3 x M2.5 x 5mm).
Disconnect LCD cable.

Step 9

  • Disconnect LCD cable.
  • Loosen cables.
  • Unscrew and remove LCD Display Assembly (4 x M2.5 x 4mm).
Disconnect LCD cable.Loosen cables.Unscrew and remove LCD Display Assembly (4 x M2.5 x 4mm).Disconnect LCD cable.
Carefully pry apart and remove LCD Bezel.

Step 10

Carefully pry apart and remove LCD Bezel.Carefully pry apart and remove LCD Bezel.
Unscrew and remove hinge rails (6 x M2.5 x 2.5mm wafer).

Step 11

Unscrew and remove hinge rails (6 x M2.5 x 2.5mm wafer).Unscrew and remove hinge rails (6 x M2.5 x 2.5mm wafer).

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