Introdução

Shows how to remove/replace any part on a Dell Vostro V13 laptop.

Peças

Não são necessárias peças.

  1. Remove the two (2) dummy cards from the laptop.
    • Remove the two (2) dummy cards from the laptop.

    • Using a Phillips head screwdriver, unscrew the six (6) screws from the bottom of the laptop.

    • Unscrew the two (2) screws from the back of the laptop, located at the extreme left and right of the back panel.

    • Slide bottom cover forward and lift upwards to remove. You may need to use a strong spudger to force a gap along the base edge from the ethernet port on the right, to the kensington port on the left.

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  2. Unscrew the four (4) screws from the battery.
    • Unscrew the four (4) screws from the battery.

    • Carefully remove the battery connector. It is a ribbon cable that is clamped down. Flick the black clamp up using the edge nearest the battery. The ribbon cable is now free to move for the next step.

    • Lift the battery upwards, to remove.

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    • Unscrew the four (4) screws from the hard drive enclosure.

    • Gently lift the hard drive at a small angle upwards and slide backwards to remove.

    • To avoid damaging the port, GENTLY lift the hard drive at a SMALL angle upward, when removing it!

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    • Using a plastic opening tool, pry open the top panel, with the power switch, starting with the right bottom edge closer to the keyboard.

    • Unclip and remove the ribbon from the panel.

    • Always be careful when removing ribbons! Try not to unnecessarily bend them and pull them with excess force!

    When you're prying this off it might resist a little more than you'd think it should near where it's held by 2 pressure clips near the center.

    Brett Hoop - Responder

    • Unscrew the two (2) screws from the keyboard.

    • Gently lift the keyboard upwards and push towards the screen to remove.

    • Remove the ribbon from the board.

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    • Remove all the ribbons from the board.

    • Always be careful when removing ribbons! Try not to unnecessarily bend them and pull them with excess force!

    • Unscrew the one (1) screw from the audio card and lift upward to remove.

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    • Unscrew the six (6) screws from the memory card reader.

    • Make sure that a hand is placed underneath to hold the memory hand reader while unscrewing, so it would not fall.

    • Remove the cable from the CMOS battery.

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    • Using a small plastic opening tool, gently lift and remove the two (2) antenna cables from the wireless card.

    • Unscrew the one (1) screw.

    • The wireless card should pop up.

    • Gently slide the card forward to remove.

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    • Unscrew the six (6) screws from the motherboard.

    • Unscrew the two (2) screws from the fan.

    • Gently lift the motherboard upward and then slide forward to remove.

    • Be extremely careful with the motherboard! Damage to any of the components on it would cause the laptop to malfunction!

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    • Press the two (2) metal clips on the side.

    • The RAM will pop up.

    • Pull forward to remove.

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    • Unscrew the four (4) screws from the heat sink.

    • Unscrew the one (1) screw from the fan.

    • Pull the heat sink with the fan upward to remove.

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Conclusão

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Kevin Dookharan

Member since: 23-08-2012

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is the CPU removable?

Trevor Vuong - Responder

No, it's not. All laptops have soldered ballpoint CPUs and GPUs.

Chris Yang - Responder

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