Dell Latitude 3440 Motherboard Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Motherboard on your Latitude 3440 laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 16 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Latitude 3440 Motherboard.

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
Latitude 3440 Motherboard

Lift the battery out of the laptop.

Step 1

  • Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.
  • Lift the battery out of the laptop.
Lift the battery out of the laptop.Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.
Slide the optical drive out of the laptop.

Step 2

  • Remove the screw.
  • Slide the optical drive out of the laptop.
Slide the optical drive out of the laptop.Remove the screw.Remove the screw.
Remove the access door.

Step 3

  • Remove the screw.
  • Remove the access door.
Remove the access door.Remove the screw.Remove the screw.
Separate the clips and remove the memory.

Step 4

  • Separate the clips and remove the memory.
Separate the clips and remove the memory.Separate the clips and remove the memory.Separate the clips and remove the memory.
Slide the hard drive to the left and lift it out of the laptop.

Step 5

  • Remove the screw.
  • Slide the hard drive to the left and lift it out of the laptop.
Slide the hard drive to the left and lift it out of the laptop.Remove the screw.
Remove the screw.

Step 6

  • Unplug the antenna cables.
  • Remove the screw.
Remove the screw.Unplug the antenna cables.
Remove the wireless card.

Step 7

  • Remove the wireless card.
Remove the wireless card.Remove the wireless card.
Remove the bottom palmrest screws.

Step 8

  • Remove the bottom keyboard screws.
  • Remove the bottom palmrest screws.
  • Turn the laptop over and open it up.
Remove the bottom palmrest screws.Turn the laptop over and open it up.
Unplug the keyboard cable.

Step 9

  • Press the latches in to loosen the keyboard.
  • Unplug the keyboard cable.
  • Remove the keyboard.
Unplug the keyboard cable.Remove the keyboard.Press the latches in to loosen the keyboard.Press the latches in to loosen the keyboard.
Remove the top palmrest screws.

Step 10

  • Unplug the palmrest cables.
  • Remove the top palmrest screws.
Remove the top palmrest screws.Unplug the palmrest cables.
Carefully remove the palmrest from the base.

Step 11

  • Carefully remove the palmrest from the base.
Carefully remove the palmrest from the base.Carefully remove the palmrest from the base.
Unplug and loosen the USB cable.

Step 12

  • Unplug and loosen the LCD cable.
  • Unplug and loosen the USB cable.
  • Unplug the speaker cable.
Unplug and loosen the USB cable.Unplug the speaker cable.Unplug and loosen the LCD cable.Unplug and loosen the LCD cable.
Remove the DC jack.

Step 13

  • Unplug the DC jack.
  • Remove the DC jack.
Remove the DC jack.Unplug the DC jack.Unplug the DC jack.
Remove the motherboard.

Step 14

  • Remove the screw.
  • Remove the motherboard.
Remove the motherboard.Remove the screw.
Unplug the fan cable.

Step 15

  • Turn over the motherboard.
  • Unplug the fan cable.
  • Loosen the heatsink screws.
  • Remove the heatsink.
Unplug the fan cable.Loosen the heatsink screws.Remove the heatsink.Turn over the motherboard.
The remaining piece is the motherboard.

Step 16

  • The remaining piece is the motherboard.

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