Dell Latitude 5501 Service Manual

Installing the display assembly


If you are replacing a component, remove the existing component before performing the installation procedure.

About this task

The figure indicates the location of the component and provides a visual representation of the installation procedure.

Installing the display assemblyInstalling the display assembly

Installing the display assemblyInstalling the display assembly


  1. Place the display assembly on a clean and flat surface.
  2. Align and place the palm-rest and keyboard assembly on the display assembly.
  3. Using the alignment posts, close the display hinges.
  4. Connect the display cable to the system board and adhere the tape to secure the display cable.
  5. Place the EDP metal bracket on the display cable connector.
  6. Replace the two (M2x3) screw to secure the EDP metal bracket to the system board.
  7. Connect the touchscreen cable to the connector on the system board.
  8. Replace the six (M2.5x4) screws that secure the display hinge to the chassis of the computer.
  9. Route the WWAN cable and the WLAN cable through the retention clips provided.

Next steps

  1. Install the WWAN card.
  2. Install the WLAN card.
  3. Install the battery.
  4. Install the base cover.
  5. Follow the procedure in After working inside your computer.

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