Dell Alienware 17 R2 (P43F001) Battery Removal & Installation

In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Battery on your Alienware 17 R2 (P43F001) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 5 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Alienware 17 R2 (P43F001) Battery.

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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Alienware 17 R2 Battery

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Alienware 17 R2 (P43F001) Battery

Unscrew and remove Access Door (Captive screws).

Step 1

Unscrew and remove Access Door (Captive screws).Unscrew and remove Access Door (Captive screws).
Disconnect battery cable.

Step 2

  • Disconnect battery cable.
Disconnect cables from motherboard.

Step 3

  • Disconnect cables from motherboard.
  • Remove palmrest screws (2 X 2.5mm x 18mm) (6 X 2.5mm x 10mm) (8 x M2.5 x 8mm)
Disconnect cables from motherboard.Remove palmrest screws (2 X 2.5mm x 18mm) (6 X 2.5mm x 10mm) (8 x M2.5 x 8mm)Disconnect cables from motherboard.Disconnect cables from motherboard.
Separate and turn over palmrest.

Step 4

  • Separate and turn over palmrest.
  • Disconnect and remove Palmrest.
Separate and turn over palmrest.Disconnect and remove Palmrest.Separate and turn over palmrest.
Remove cables from motherboard.

Step 5

Remove cables from motherboard.Unscrew and remove Battery (6 x Remove cables from motherboard.

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  • Subsailor

    Had I known the battery was this difficult to access I never would have purchased this machine, which ironically was the only laptop I’ve ever owned that suffered a complete battery failure mid-life.

    Not happy with the product and will do more research on my next laptop purchase.