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Dell Inspiron 15 5584 DC Jack Replacement

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  1. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 DC Jack Replacement, Bottom Cover: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Make sure to turn off and unplug your laptop before starting.

    • Turn over the laptop so that the bottom is facing upwards, and the Inspiron logo is upside-down.

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    • Remove the seven 7 mm screws from the bottom using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

    • Loosen the two captive back corner screws using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

    • The two corner screws are not removable. A clicking sounds indicates that the screw is fully loosened.

  3. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 DC Jack Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 DC Jack Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Slide an iFixit opening tool underneath the right side USB port and the keyboard.

    • Gently trace the iFixit opening tool along the entire outer rim of the laptop, carefully applying an upwards pressure.

    • Be careful not to force open the plate or push too much off without loosening the other sides. This can cause the bottom cover to crack.

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    • Gently pry off the bottom cover from the laptop.

    • Use the iFixit opening tool to loosen any spots you may have missed from Step 3.

  5. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 DC Jack Replacement, Battery: step 5, image 1 of 2 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 DC Jack Replacement, Battery: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the four 3.5 mm screws holding the battery down with a JIS #0 screwdriver.

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    • Detach the motherboard connector tab from the top left of the battery.

    • Remove the battery from the device.

    • Be sure to carefully wiggle the connector out from the battery socket. Ripping it out too forcefully could damage the socket.

  7. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 DC Jack Replacement, DC Jack: step 7, image 1 of 2 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 DC Jack Replacement, DC Jack: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the three 6 mm screws holding down the screen hinge in the upper right corner using a JIS #0 screwdriver.

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    • Grasp the screen hinge and lift it up.

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    • Lift up the sticker covering the DC jack connector using tweezers.

    • Using tweezers, detach the motherboard connector and lift the jack out of place.

    • Remove the DC jack from the laptop.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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