Dell Inspiron 1420/Vostro 1400 (PP26L) Keyboard Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Keyboard on your Dell Inspiron 1420 / Vostro 1400 (PP26L) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 4 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Dell Inspiron 1420 / Vostro 1400 (PP26L) Keyboard.

Before you begin

Please take the time read the following safety guidelines when working on static sensitive electrical components.
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Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screwdriver
  • 1 x small flat head screwdriver
  • 1 x plastic scribe (optional)

Dell Laptop Replacement Parts Needed

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Vostro 1400 Keyboard

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell Inspiron 1420 / Vostro 1400 Keyboard

Slide the battery out.

Step 1

  • Slide the 2 battery latches towards the outside of the laptop.
  • Slide the battery out.
Using a flat head screw driver pry up the power button cover starting on the right side and work your way to the left.

Step 2

  • Turn the laptop over an open it up.
  • Using a flat head screw driver pry up the power button cover starting on the right side and work your way to the left.
Using a flat head screw driver pry up the power button cover starting on the right side and work your way to the left. Turn the laptop over an open it up.
Carefully lift the keyboard up and position it above the power button.

Step 3

  • Unscrew the (2) 2mm x 3mm screws.
  • Carefully lift the keyboard up and position it above the power button.
Carefully pivot up the blue latch on the keyboard cable connector and slide the cable out.

Step 4

  • Carefully pivot up the blue latch on the keyboard cable connector and slide the cable out.

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