Dell Precision 15-5540 (P56F003) M.2 SSD Removal Tutorial


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the M.2 SSD on your Precision 15-5540 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 Precision 15-5540 M.2 SSD.

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 15 5540 M2 SSD

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Precision 15-5540 M.2 SSD

Remove the 10 - M2 x 3mm Torx screws.

Step 1

  • Remove the 10 - M2 x 3mm Torx screws.
  • Remove the screws under the badge door.
Remove the 10 - M2 x 3mm Torx screws.Remove the screws under the badge door.Remove the 10 - M2 x 3mm Torx screws.
Unsnap & remove the Bottom Base Cover.

Step 2

Unsnap & remove the Bottom Base Cover.Unsnap & remove the Bottom Base Cover.
Unplug the battery cable.

Step 3

  • Unplug the battery cable.
Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.

Step 4

  • Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.
  • Remove the half-length M.2 SSD and bracket.
Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.Remove the half-length M.2 SSD and bracket.
Remove the 1 - M2 x 2mm Wafer bracket screw.

Step 5

Remove the 1 - M2 x 2mm Wafer bracket screw.Separate the SSD Bracket and ***This laptop can use a full-length M.2 SSD without the SSD bracket.***

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