Dell Inspiron 15R (5520 / 7520) Hard Drive and Caddy Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Hard Drive & Caddy on your Dell Inspiron 15R (5520 / 7520) 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 15R (5520 / 7520) Hard Drive & Caddy.

Before you begin

Please take the time read the following safety guidelines when working on static sensitive electrical components.
Dell repair manual service precautions

Tools needed for this laptop repair

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

Dell Laptop Replacement Parts Needed

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Inspiron 15R 7520 Hard Drive and Caddy

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell Inspiron 15R (5520 / 7520) Hard Drive & Caddy

Slide the latches over and lift the battery out.

Step 1

  • Slide the latches over and lift the battery out.
Loosen the screws and remove the door (cannot be removed).

Step 2

  • Loosen the screws and remove the door (cannot be removed).
Remove the hard drive screws (4 x M2.5 x 5mm).

Step 3

  • Remove the hard drive screws (4 x M2.5 x 5mm).
  • Using the tab, slide the hard drive out of the laptop.
Remove the hard drive screws (4 x M2.5 x 5mm).Using the tab, slide the hard drive out of the laptop.
Remove the right side hard drive caddy screws (2 x M3 x 3mm).

Step 4

  • Remove the right side hard drive caddy screws (2 x M3 x 3mm).
  • Remove the left side hard drive caddy screws (2 x M3 x 3mm).
  • Remove the hard drive caddy.
Remove the right side hard drive caddy screws (2 x M3 x 3mm).Remove the left side hard drive caddy screws (2 x M3 x 3mm).

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