Dell Inspiron 11-3147 (P20T-001) 3000 Series Palmrest Keyboard Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Palmrest Keyboard on your Inspiron 11-3147 (P20T-001) 3000 Series 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 Inspiron 11-3147 (P20T-001) 3000 Series Palmrest Keyboard.

Before you begin

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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
Inspiron 11-3147 (P20T-001) 3000 Series Palmrest Keyboard

Unsnap & remove the access door.

Step 1

  • Remove the screws.
  • Unsnap & remove the access door.
Unsnap & remove the access door.Remove the screws.
Remove the screws.

Step 2

  • Unplug & loosen the hard drive cable.
  • Remove the screws.
  • Remove the battery.
Remove the screws.Remove the battery.Unplug & loosen the hard drive cable.
Remove the screws.

Step 3

  • Loosen the tape.
  • Remove the screws.
  • Remove the hard drive.
Remove the screws.Remove the hard drive.Loosen the tape.
Unplug the power / volume circuit board cable.

Step 4

  • Unplug the antenna cables.
  • Unplug the power / volume circuit board cable.
  • Remove the power / volume circuit board.
Unplug the power / volume circuit board cable.Remove the power / volume circuit board.Unplug the antenna cables.
Unplug the cable.

Step 5

  • Remove the screw.
  • Unplug the cable.
  • Remove the circuit board.
Unplug the cable.Remove the circuit board.Remove the screw.
Loosen the screws.

Step 6

  • Unplug the fan cable.
  • Loosen the screws.
  • Remove the heatsink / fan.
Loosen the screws.Remove the heatsink / fan.Unplug the fan cable.
Remove the bracket.

Step 7

  • Remove the bracket screws.
  • Remove the bracket.
Remove the bracket.Remove the bracket screws.
Unplug the LCD cables.

Step 8

  • Remove the tape.
  • Unplug the LCD cables.
Unplug the LCD cables.Remove the tape.
Lay it keyboard facing down.

Step 9

  • Open the laptop flat.
  • Lay it keyboard facing down.
  • Remove the hinge screws.
  • Remove the display.
Lay it keyboard facing down.Remove the hinge screws.Remove the display.
Unplug the speaker cable.

Step 10

  • Unplug the touchpad cable.
  • Unplug the speaker cable.
  • Remove the speakers.
Unplug the speaker cable.Remove the speakers.Unplug the touchpad cable.
Slide the latches to the left to loosen the cable.

Step 11

  • Unplug the keyboard cable.
  • Slide the latches to the left to loosen the cable.
  • Unplug the DC jack cable.
Slide the latches to the left to loosen the cable.Unplug the DC jack cable.Unplug the keyboard cable.
Remove the motherboard.

Step 12

  • Remove the motherboard screw.
  • Remove the motherboard.
Remove the motherboard.Remove the motherboard screw.
Remove the screw.

Step 13

  • Loosen the plastic cover.
  • Remove the screw.
  • Remove the DC jack.
Remove the screw.Remove the DC jack.Loosen the plastic cover.
The remaining piece is the palmrest keyboard.

Step 14

  • The remaining piece is the palmrest keyboard.

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