Dell Inspiron 17R (5720 / 7720) 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 Inspiron 17R (5720 / 7720) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 10 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Dell Inspiron 17R (5720 / 7720) DC Jack.

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

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Video tutorial repair manual



Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell Inspiron 17R (5720 / 7720) DC Jack

Lift the battery out of the laptop.

Step 1

  • Slide the latches over.
  • Lift the battery out of the laptop.
Lift the battery out of the laptop.Slide the latches over.
Loosen the screws and remove the access door.

Step 2

  • Loosen the screws and remove the access door.
Remove the screw and remove the DVD optical drive screw.

Step 3

  • Remove the screw and remove the DVD optical drive screw.
Remove the DVD optical drive.

Step 4

  • Remove the DVD optical drive.
Remove the 3 screws under the optical drive.

Step 5

  • Remove the 2 screws under the battery.
  • Remove the 3 screws under the optical drive.
Remove the 3 screws under the optical drive. Remove the 2 screws under the battery.
Remove the 4 screws at the bottom of the base.

Step 6

  • Remove the 6 screws at the top of the base.
  • Remove the 4 screws at the bottom of the base.
Remove the 4 screws at the bottom of the base. Remove the 6 screws at the top of the base.
Using a flathead screwdriver or plastic scribe, press in the 4 latches to release the keyboard.

Step 7

  • Turn the laptop over and open it up.
  • Using a flathead screwdriver or plastic scribe, press in the 4 latches to release the keyboard.
  • Carefully turn over the keyboard and unplug the keyboard cable.
Using a flathead screwdriver or plastic scribe, press in the 4 latches to release the keyboard. Carefully turn over the keyboard and unplug the keyboard cable.
Unplug the 3 palmrest cables.

Step 8

  • Unplug the 3 palmrest cables.
Lift the palmrest off of the laptop.

Step 9

  • Remove the 4 top palmrest screws.
  • Lift the palmrest off of the laptop.
Unplug the DC jack cable.

Step 10

  • Remove the DC jack screw.
  • Unplug the DC jack cable.
Unplug the DC jack cable. Remove the DC jack screw.

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