Dell Inspiron 14 5402/5409 How-To Install & Replace USB/IO Board


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the USB/IO Board on your Inspiron 14 5402/5409 laptop. These installation instructions have been made into 6 easy to follow printable steps. We have also created a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Inspiron 14 5402/5409 USB/IO Board.

Before you begin

Please take the time read the following safety guidelines when working on static sensitive electrical components.
Dell repair manual service precautions

Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screwdriver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

Video tutorial repair manual



Installation and Removal Instructions
Inspiron 14 5402/5409 USB/IO Board

Remove the bottom base cover screws (5 x M2 x 4mm) (2 x captive screws).

Step 1

Remove the bottom base cover screws (5 x M2 x 4mm) (2 x captive screws).Use a Plastic Scribe to separate and remove the Remove the bottom base cover screws (5 x M2 x 4mm) (2 x captive screws).Remove the bottom base cover screws (5 x M2 x 4mm) (2 x captive screws).
Disconnect the Battery cable.

Step 2

Unscrew and lift the right hinge from the palmrest assembly (2 x M2.5 x 5mm).

Step 3

  • Unscrew and lift the right hinge from the palmrest assembly (2 x M2.5 x 5mm).
Unscrew and lift the right hinge from the palmrest assembly (2 x M2.5 x 5mm).Unscrew and lift the right hinge from the palmrest assembly (2 x M2.5 x 5mm).Unscrew and lift the right hinge from the palmrest assembly (2 x M2.5 x 5mm).
Disconnect CMOS battery.

Step 4

  • Disconnect CMOS battery.
Remove the I/O board screw (1 x M2 x 3mm).

Step 5

  • Remove the I/O board screw (1 x M2 x 3mm).
  • Use a plastic scribe to gently unclip and disconnect the I/O board.
  • Remove the USB/I/O Board.
Remove the I/O board screw (1 x M2 x 3mm).Use a plastic scribe to gently unclip and disconnect the I/O board.Remove the USB/I/O Board.Remove the I/O board screw (1 x M2 x 3mm).
Follow these steps in reverse order to replace part and reassemble laptop.

Step 6

  • Follow these steps in reverse order to replace part and reassemble laptop.

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