Dell Latitude 3500 Service Manual

Removing the display assembly

Prerequisites

  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.
  5. Remove the WLAN.

Steps

  1. Peel off the tape securing the wireless antenna, and disconnect the antennas from the system board [1].
  2. Disconnect the display cable from the connector on the system board [2, 3].
    Removing the display assembly
  3. Unroute the display cable from the routing guides on the palmrest and keyboard assembly [1].
  4. Remove the four (M2.5x5) screws that secure the left and right hinges to the system board, and palmrest and keyboard assembly [2].
    Removing the display assembly
  5. Lift the palmrest and keyboard assembly at an angle [1].
  6. Continue to lift the palmrest and keyboard assembly until it separates from the hinges [2].
    Removing the display assembly
  7. Slide and remove the palmrest and keyboard assembly off the display assembly.
    Removing the display assembly
  8. After performing all the preceding steps, you are left with display assembly.
    Removing the display assembly

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