Dell Inspiron 14-3473 (P76G004) Hinge Rails Removal & Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Hinge Rails on your Inspiron 14-3473 laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 11 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Inspiron 14-3473 Hinge Rails.

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 14-3473 Hinge Rails

Slide open locking mechanism and remove Battery.

Step 1

  • Slide open locking mechanism and remove Battery.
Slide open locking mechanism and remove Battery.Slide open locking mechanism and remove Battery.Slide open locking mechanism and remove Battery.
Remove DVD drive screw (1 x M2 x 5mm).

Step 2

  • Remove DVD drive screw (1 x M2 x 5mm).
  • Using a plastic scribe, push to release DVD Drive from the optical drive bay.
Remove DVD drive screw (1 x M2 x 5mm).Using a plastic scribe, push to release DVD Drive from the optical drive bay.Remove DVD drive screw (1 x M2 x 5mm).
Use plastic scribe to release tabs and remove keyboard bezel.

Step 3

  • Use plastic scribe to release tabs and remove keyboard bezel.
Use plastic scribe to release tabs and remove keyboard bezel.Use plastic scribe to release tabs and remove keyboard bezel.Use plastic scribe to release tabs and remove keyboard bezel.
Use plastic scribe to turn over keyboard.

Step 4

  • Use plastic scribe to turn over keyboard.
  • Disconnect and remove Keyboard.
Use plastic scribe to turn over keyboard.Disconnect and remove Keyboard.Use plastic scribe to turn over keyboard.
Remove upper and lower Palmrest screws (7 x M2 x 5mm)(3 x

Step 5

Remove upper and lower Palmrest screws (7 x M2 x 5mm)(3 x Remove upper and lower Palmrest screws (7 x M2 x 5mm)(3 x Remove upper and lower Palmrest screws (7 x M2 x 5mm)(3 x Remove upper and lower Palmrest screws (7 x M2 x 5mm)(3 x
Use fingers to separate and remove Base Cover.

Step 6

Use fingers to separate and remove Base Cover.Use fingers to separate and remove Base Cover.
Unscrew and disconnect WLAN Card (1 x

Step 7

Unscrew and disconnect WLAN Card (1 x Unscrew and disconnect WLAN Card (1 x Unscrew and disconnect WLAN Card (1 x
Peel back adhesive and disconnect display cable.

Step 8

Peel back adhesive and disconnect display cable.Unscrew and remove Display Assembly (3 x Peel back adhesive and disconnect display cable.Peel back adhesive and disconnect display cable.
Use fingers to separate and remove Display Bezel.

Step 9

Use fingers to separate and remove Display Bezel.Use fingers to separate and remove Display Bezel.
Unscrew and turn over Screen (4 x

Step 10

  • Unscrew and turn over Screen (4 x M2 x 3mm).
  • Disconnect and remove Screen.
Unscrew and turn over Screen (4 x Disconnect and remove Screen.Unscrew and turn over Screen (4 x
Unscrew and remove Hinge Rails (6 x

Step 11

Unscrew and remove Hinge Rails (6 x Unscrew and remove Hinge Rails (6 x

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Inspiron 14 3473 Hinge Rails

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