Dell Latitude 3500 Service Manual

Installing the touch pad assembly

About this task

NOTE: Ensure that the touch pad is aligned with the guides available on the palm-rest and keyboard assembly, and the gap on either sides of the touch pad is equal.

Steps

  1. Place the touch pad into the slot on the palmrest and keyboard assembly [1].
  2. Replace the four (M2x2) screws that secure the touch pad to the palmrest and keyboard assembly [2].
    Installing the touch pad assembly
  3. Adhere the tape that secures the touch pad to the palmrest and keyboard assembly [1].
  4. Slide the touch pad cable into its connector on the system board and close the latch to secure the cable [2].
    Installing the touch pad assembly
  5. Place the touch pad bracket into the slot on the palmrest and keyboard assembly [1].
  6. Replace the three screws (M2x2) that secure the touch pad bracket to the palmrest and keyboard assembly [2], and adhere the tape that secures the bracket to the palmrest.
    Installing the touch pad assembly

Next steps

  1. Replace the battery
  2. Replace the base cover
  3. Replace the SD memory card
  4. Follow the procedure in after working inside your computer

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