Dell Precision M3800 (P31F001) Hard Drive & Caddy Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Hard Drive & Caddy on your Precision M3800 (P31F001) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 4 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Precision M3800 (P31F001) Hard Drive & Caddy.

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

Dell Laptop Replacement Parts Needed

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Precision M3800 Hard Drive amp; Caddy

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Precision M3800 (P31F001) Hard Drive & Caddy

Lift open badge door and remove screws (2 x M2.5 x 6mm).

Step 1

  • Lift open badge door and remove screws (2 x M2.5 x 6mm).
  • Unscrew and remove Bottom Base (10 X 2mm x 3mm T5 Torx).
Lift open badge door and remove screws (2 x M2.5 x 6mm).Unscrew and remove Bottom Base (10 X 2mm x 3mm T5 Torx).Lift open badge door and remove screws (2 x M2.5 x 6mm).Lift open badge door and remove screws (2 x M2.5 x 6mm).
Unscrew battery (4 x M2.5 x 5mm).

Step 2

Unscrew battery (4 x M2.5 x 5mm).Disconnect and remove Battery.Unscrew battery (4 x M2.5 x 5mm).
Unscrew hard drive caddy (4 x M2.5 x 5mm).

Step 3

Unscrew hard drive caddy (4 x M2.5 x 5mm).Disconnect and remove Hard Drive.Unscrew hard drive caddy (4 x M2.5 x 5mm).
Remove hard drive adapter.

Step 4

Remove hard drive adapter.Unscrew and remove Hard Drive Caddy.Remove hard drive adapter.Remove hard drive adapter.

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