Dell Latitude E7240 LCD Hinge Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the LCD Hinge on your Dell Latitude E7240 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 E7240 LCD Hinge.

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 plastic scribe

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell Latitude E7240 LCD Hinge

Lift the battery out of the laptop.

Step 1

  • Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.
  • Lift the battery out of the laptop.
Lift the battery out of the laptop.Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.
Remove the hinge cover.

Step 2

  • Remove the screws.
  • Remove the hinge cover.
Remove the hinge cover.Remove the screws.
Slide the access door down.

Step 3

  • Remove the screws.
  • Slide the access door down.
  • Remove the access door.
Slide the access door down.Remove the access door.Remove the screws.
Unplug the keyboard cable.

Step 4

  • Loosen the plastic cover.
  • Unplug the keyboard cable.
  • Remove the bottom keyboard screws.
Unplug the keyboard cable.Remove the bottom keyboard screws.Loosen the plastic cover.
Remove the bottom hinge screws.

Step 5

  • Remove the bottom palmrest screws.
  • Remove the bottom hinge screws.
Remove the bottom hinge screws.Remove the bottom palmrest screws.
Remove the bracket screw.

Step 6

  • Unplug & loosen the antenna cables.
  • Remove the bracket screw.
  • Remove the bracket.
  • Unplug & loosen the display cable.
Remove the bracket screw.Remove the bracket.Unplug & loosen the display cable.Unplug & loosen the antenna cables.
Unsnap the bezel around the keyboard.

Step 7

  • Turn the laptop over & open it up.
  • Unsnap the bezel around the keyboard.
Remove the keyboard.

Step 8

  • Remove the top keyboard screws.
  • Remove the keyboard.
Remove the keyboard.Remove the top keyboard screws.
Remove the top palmrest screws.

Step 9

  • Unplug & loosen the palmrest cables.
  • Remove the top palmrest screws.
  • Remove the palmrest.
Remove the top palmrest screws.Remove the palmrest.Unplug & loosen the palmrest cables.
Remove the display assembly.

Step 10

  • Remove the left & right hinge screws.
  • Remove the display assembly.
Remove the display assembly.Remove the left & right hinge screws.Remove the left & right hinge screws.
Unsnap the bezel around the edges of the screen.

Step 11

  • Open the laptop as wide as possible.
  • Unsnap the bezel around the edges of the screen.
  • Remove the screws.
  • Lift the screen & turn it over.
Unsnap the bezel around the edges of the screen.Remove the screws.
Remove the plastic spacer.

Step 12

  • Loosen the cable tape.
  • Remove the plastic spacer.
  • Lift the cable latch & unplug the LCD cable.
  • Remove the screen.
Remove the plastic spacer.Lift the cable latch & unplug the LCD cable.Remove the screen.Loosen the cable tape.
Remove the left & right hinge screws.

Step 13

  • Remove the left & right hinge screws.
Remove the left & right hinge screws.Remove the left & right hinge screws.
Remove the left & right hinges.

Step 14

  • Remove the left & right hinges.
Remove the left & right hinges.Remove the left & right hinges.

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One Response to Dell Latitude E7240 LCD Hinge Removal and Installation

  1. HalfSt

    I am trying to figure out whether I need new hinges. The LCD display is really loose. I took off the back hinge cover and saw the hinges, but saw no way to try to tighten them. Is there something I need to remove from the hinge to be able to tighten the screw?

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