Dell XPS 13 (L321X) Ultrabook DC Jack Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the DC Jack on your Dell XPS 13 (L321X) Ultrabook laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 6 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Dell XPS 13 (L321X) Ultrabook DC Jack.

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 T5 star screwdriver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell XPS 13 (L321X) Ultrabook DC Jack

Lift the base cover off of laptop.

Step 1

  • Remove the 10 base screws.
  • Lift the base cover off of laptop.
Unplug the battery.

Step 2

  • Unplug the battery.
Unplug the LED circuit board cable.

Step 3

  • Unplug the daughter board ribbon cable.
  • Unplug the LED circuit board cable.
Unplug the LED circuit board cable. Unplug the daughter board ribbon cable.
Remove the battery from the laptop.

Step 4

  • Remove the 8 battery screws.
  • Remove the battery from the laptop.
Loosen the wireless antenna cables.

Step 5

  • Unplug the DC Jack Cable.
  • Loosen the wireless antenna cables.
Loosen the wireless antenna cables.Unplug the DC Jack Cable.
Remove the DC Jack Screw.

Step 6

  • Loosen the DC Jack Cable from around the fan.
  • Remove the DC Jack Screw.
  • Remove the DC Jack from the the ultrabook.
Remove the DC Jack Screw. Remove the DC Jack from the the ultrabook.

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2 Responses to Dell XPS 13 (L321X) Ultrabook DC Jack Removal and Installation

  1. Todd

    Thanks – these instructions saved my computer!.

  2. Yoji

    I got a XPS 13 (L322X) unit. Would this work on the newer model?

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