Dell Latitude 3500 Service Manual

Removing the touchpad assembly

Prerequisites

NOTE: For information only, touchpad is included with the palmrest assembly.

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

Steps

  1. Remove the three (M2x2) screws that secure the touchpad bracket to the palmrest and keyboard assembly [1].
  2. Lift the touchpad bracket off the palmrest and keyboard assembly [2], and peel the tape that secures the bracket to the palmrest.
    Removing the touch pad assembly
  3. Open the latch and disconnect the touchpad cable from the system board [1].
  4. Peel the tape that secures the touchpad to the palmrest and keyboard assembly [2].
    Removing the touch pad assembly
  5. Remove the four (M2x2) screws that secure the touchpad to the palmrest and keyboard assembly [1].
  6. Lift the touchpad off the palmrest and keyboard assembly [2].
    Removing the touch pad assembly

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