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Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Motherboard Replacement

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  1. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Motherboard 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 Motherboard Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Motherboard 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 Motherboard Replacement, Battery: step 5, image 1 of 2 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Motherboard 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 Motherboard Replacement, Hard Drive: step 7, image 1 of 3 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Motherboard Replacement, Hard Drive: step 7, image 2 of 3 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Motherboard Replacement, Hard Drive: step 7, image 3 of 3
    Tool used on this step:
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    • Lift up the motherboard ribbon latch using a pair of tweezers.

    • Gently lift the ribbon cable from the motherboard connector socket.

    • Pulling out the ribbon cable too quickly can damage the connector.

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    • Remove the four 3 mm hard drive cover screws using a JIS #0 screwdriver.

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    • Remove the hard drive cover plate from the device.

    • Unplug the connector cable from the hard drive.

    • Remove the hard drive from the device and place it safely to the side.

  10. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Motherboard Replacement, DC Jack: step 10, image 1 of 2 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Motherboard Replacement, DC Jack: step 10, 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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    Tool used on this step:
    Tweezers
    $4.99
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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.

  13. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Motherboard Replacement, Fan: step 13, image 1 of 3 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Motherboard Replacement, Fan: step 13, image 2 of 3 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Motherboard Replacement, Fan: step 13, image 3 of 3
    • Loosen the four captive 3.5 mm screws securing the heat sink to the motherboard using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

    • Remove the CPU plate cover from the motherboard and safely place it off to the side.

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    Tool used on this step:
    Tweezers
    $4.99
    Buy
    • Remove the two 3.5 mm screws from the fan with a JIS #0 screwdriver.

    • Detach the fan connector from the motherboard using a pair of tweezers.

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    • Gently lift the fan from the device and de-thread the LCD display cable.

    • Remove the fan from the device.

  16. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Motherboard Replacement, Wi-Fi Card: step 16, image 1 of 3 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Motherboard Replacement, Wi-Fi Card: step 16, image 2 of 3 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Motherboard Replacement, Wi-Fi Card: step 16, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the single 3 mm screw that holds down the Wi-Fi card using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

    • Remove the Wi-Fi card from the motherboard.

  17. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Motherboard Replacement, Motherboard: step 17, image 1 of 2 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Motherboard Replacement, Motherboard: step 17, image 2 of 2
    Tool used on this step:
    Tweezers
    $4.99
    Buy
    • Using tweezers, detach the connector found near the SSD.

    • This connector is similar to the DC jack connector and fan connector.

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    • Push the holding tab up on the side closest to the motherboard.

    • Lift the ribbon cable from the motherboard connector port.

    • All ribbon connectors are fragile; pull them out slowly.

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    • Detach the five ribbon cables from their connectors on the motherboard using a pair of tweezers.

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    • Use tweezers to peel off the sticky label that is placed over the display cable port.

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    • Grasp the connector latch with tweezers and lift it up.

    • Disconnect the display cable from its connector using a pair of tweezers.

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    • Remove the two 2.5 mm screws with a JIS #0 screwdriver.

    • Remove the four 3 mm screws with a JIS #0 screwdriver.

  23. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Motherboard Replacement: step 23, image 1 of 1
    • Lift up the motherboard and remove it from the device.

Conclusion

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

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