Dell Latitude E6400 Speaker Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Speaker on your Dell Latitude E6400 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 Dell Latitude E6400 Speaker .

Before you begin

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Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screw driver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell Latitude E6400 Speaker

Step 1

  • Slide the battery latches over and slide the battery up.
Slide the hard drive out of the laptop.

Step 2

  • Remove the (2) 3mm x 3mm hard drive screws.
  • Slide the hard drive out of the laptop.
Slide the hard drive out of the laptop. Remove the (2) 3mm x 3mm hard drive screws.
Press in the optical drive latch to get it to eject.

Step 3

  • Unscrew the 2mm x 3mm optical drive locking screw.
  • Press in the optical drive latch to get it to eject.
  • Pull the optical drive latch to slide the drive out of the laptop.
Press in the optical drive latch to get it to eject. Pull the optical drive latch to slide the drive out of the laptop. Unscrew the 2mm x 3mm optical drive locking screw.
Slide the door down and lift it off of the laptop.

Step 4

  • Loosen the access panel door cover screw.
  • Slide the door down and lift it off of the laptop.
Slide the door down and lift it off of the laptop.Loosen the access panel door cover screw.
Under the battery, loosen the 3 clips by sliding them to the left.

Step 5

  • Under the battery, loosen the 3 clips by sliding them to the left.
Slide the hinge covers up and lift them off of the laptop base.

Step 6

  • Unscrew the (2) 2.5mm x 5mm screws on the left and right hinge covers.
  • Slide the hinge covers up and lift them off of the laptop base.
Slide the hinge covers up and lift them off of the laptop base.Unscrew the (2) 2.5mm x 5mm screws on the left and right hinge covers.
Unscrew the (2) 2.5mm x x5mm hinge screws.

Step 7

  • Loosen the antenna cables and disconnect the LCD cable.
  • Unscrew the (2) 2.5mm x x5mm hinge screws.
Unscrew the (2) 2.5mm x x5mm hinge screws.Loosen the antenna cables and disconnect the LCD cable.
Unscrew the (7) 2.5mm x 5mm palm rest screws on the bottom of the laptop.

Step 8

  • Unscrew the (7) 2.5mm x 5mm palm rest screws on the bottom of the laptop.
Lift under the LED cover to remove it from the laptop.

Step 9

  • Turn the laptop over and open it up.
  • Lift under the LED cover to remove it from the laptop.
Using the tab at the top of the keyboard, slide the keyboard up and lift the keyboard away from the laptop.

Step 10

  • Remove the (2) 2mm x 3mm screws.
  • Using the tab at the top of the keyboard, slide the keyboard up and lift the keyboard away from the laptop.
Using the tab at the top of the keyboard, slide the keyboard up and lift the keyboard away from the laptop. Remove the (2) 2mm x 3mm screws.
Disconnect the 4 palmrest cables.

Step 11

  • Disconnect the 4 palmrest cables.
Lift the palmrest off of the laptop base.

Step 12

  • Unscrew the (4) 2.5mm x 5mm palm rest screws on the top of the laptop.
  • Lift the palmrest off of the laptop base.
Unscrew the (2) 2mm x 3mm left speaker screws.

Step 13

  • Unscrew the (2) 2mm x 3mm right speaker screws.
  • Unscrew the (2) 2mm x 3mm left speaker screws.
Unscrew the (2) 2mm x 3mm left speaker screws. Unscrew the (2) 2mm x 3mm right speaker screws.
Lift the speakers from the laptop base.

Step 14

  • Peel back the tape that is holding the speaker wires down.
  • Lift the speakers from the laptop base.

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