Saturday, March 19, 2016

Dell Inspiron 11 - 3000 Series – Disassembling procedure – How to remove the cover – How to remove the Battery – How to remove HDD – Laptop repair and service

Category: Laptop repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to remove the base 
  • How to remove the battery 
  • How to remove the RTC battery 




Dell Inspiron 11 - 3000 Series

DISASSEMBLING PROCEDURE 
Removing the base cover
Procedure
1. Close the display and turn the computer over.
2. Using a plastic scribe, remove the screw cap from the base-cover assembly.
1. screw cap
2. plastic scribe
3. Remove the screws that secure the base-cover assembly to the palm-rest and keyboard assembly.
1. screws (9)
2. base-cover assembly
4. Pry loose the left side of the base-cover assembly from the palm rest and keyboard assembly.
1. palm-rest and keyboard assembly
2. base-cover assembly
5. Slide the base-cover assembly to the right and release it from the HDMI and USB ports.
1. base-cover assembly
2. USB port
3. HDMI port
6. Carefully turn over the base-cover assembly.
1. base-cover assembly 2. palm-rest and keyboard assembly
7. Remove the I/O board.
Removing the battery
Procedure
1. Disconnect the battery cable from the system board.
2. Remove the screws that secure the battery to the palm rest and keyboard assembly.
1. battery cable
2. screws (3)
3. battery
4. palm rest and keyboard assembly
3. Tilt the battery (applicable for configuration with hard drive only) to release the tab on the battery from the hard drive bracket.
4. Lift the battery off the palm rest and keyboard assembly.
1. battery
2. palm rest and keyboard assembly
3. tab
4. hard-drive bracket
5. Follow the step 1 procedure in “Removing the I/O board”.
6. Turn the computer over, open the display, and press the power button for five seconds to ground the system board.
1. display
2. power button
Removing the hard drive
Procedure
1. Remove the screws that secure the hard-drive assembly to the palm rest and keyboard assembly.
2. Slide and lift the hard-drive assembly off the palm rest and keyboard assembly.
1. screws (3)
2. hard-drive assembly
3. palm rest and keyboard assembly
Removing the coin-cell battery
Procedure
1. Disconnect the coin-cell battery cable from the system board.
2. Remove the coin-cell battery cable from the routing guide on the speaker.
3. Carefully peel off and lift the coin-cell battery from the palm rest and keyboard assembly.
1. coin-cell battery cable
2. routing guide
3. coin-cell battery
4. palm rest and keyboard assembly