Dell Latitude 15-5501 (P80F003) Motherboard Removal Tutorial


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Motherboard on your Latitude 15-5501 laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 13 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Latitude 15-5501 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 15-5501 Motherboard

Unscrew then pry apart and remove Bottom Base (8 x captive screws).

Step 1

  • Unscrew then pry apart and remove Bottom Base (8 x captive screws).
Unscrew then pry apart and remove Bottom Base (8 x captive screws).Unscrew then pry apart and remove Bottom Base (8 x captive screws).Unscrew then pry apart and remove Bottom Base (8 x captive screws).
Unscrew and disconnect Battery (1 x captive screw).

Step 2

  • Unscrew and disconnect Battery (1 x captive screw).
Unscrew and disconnect Battery (1 x captive screw).Unscrew and disconnect Battery (1 x captive screw).Unscrew and disconnect Battery (1 x captive screw).
Unscrew bracket and disconnect WLAN Card (1 x

Step 3

Unscrew bracket and disconnect WLAN Card (1 x Unscrew bracket and disconnect WLAN Card (1 x Unscrew bracket and disconnect WLAN Card (1 x Unscrew bracket and disconnect WLAN Card (1 x
Disconnect CMOS Battery.

Step 4

  • Disconnect CMOS Battery.
Disconnect CMOS Battery.Disconnect CMOS Battery.
Unscrew bracket and remove Solid State Drive (1 x

Step 5

Unscrew bracket and remove Solid State Drive (1 x Unscrew bracket and remove Solid State Drive (1 x Unscrew bracket and remove Solid State Drive (1 x
Disconnect speakers.

Step 6

  • Disconnect speakers.
Unscrew and disconnect Hard Drive (4 x 2mm X 2.7mm).

Step 7

  • Unscrew and disconnect Hard Drive (4 x 2mm X 2.7mm).
Unscrew and disconnect Hard Drive (4 x 2mm X 2.7mm).Unscrew and disconnect Hard Drive (4 x 2mm X 2.7mm).Unscrew and disconnect Hard Drive (4 x 2mm X 2.7mm).
Unscrew and remove Inner Frame (6 x M2 x 3mm) (5 x

Step 8

Unscrew and remove Inner Frame (6 x M2 x 3mm) (5 x Unscrew and remove Inner Frame (6 x M2 x 3mm) (5 x Unscrew and remove Inner Frame (6 x M2 x 3mm) (5 x
Unscrew bracket and disconnect display cable (1 x M2 x 3mm).

Step 9

  • Unscrew bracket and disconnect display cable (1 x M2 x 3mm).
Unscrew bracket and disconnect display cable (1 x M2 x 3mm).Unscrew bracket and disconnect display cable (1 x M2 x 3mm).Unscrew bracket and disconnect display cable (1 x M2 x 3mm).
Unscrew and remove bracket and DC Jack (2 x

Step 10

Unscrew and remove bracket and DC Jack (2 x Unscrew and remove bracket and DC Jack (2 x Unscrew and remove bracket and DC Jack (2 x Unscrew and remove bracket and DC Jack (2 x
Unscrew bracket and disconnect power button (1 x M2 x 3mm).

Step 11

  • Unscrew bracket and disconnect power button (1 x M2 x 3mm).
Unscrew bracket and disconnect power button (1 x M2 x 3mm).Unscrew bracket and disconnect power button (1 x M2 x 3mm).
Unscrew and disconnect heatsink (4 x M2 x 3mm) (2 x

Step 12

Unscrew and disconnect heatsink (4 x M2 x 3mm) (2 x Unscrew and disconnect heatsink (4 x M2 x 3mm) (2 x Unscrew and disconnect heatsink (4 x M2 x 3mm) (2 x Unscrew and disconnect heatsink (4 x M2 x 3mm) (2 x
Unscrew and disconnect Motherboard (4 x M2 x 3mm).

Step 13

  • Unscrew and disconnect Motherboard (4 x M2 x 3mm).
Unscrew and disconnect Motherboard (4 x M2 x 3mm).Unscrew and disconnect Motherboard (4 x M2 x 3mm).Unscrew and disconnect Motherboard (4 x M2 x 3mm).

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