Dell Latitude 5501 Service Manual

Installing the inner frame


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 inner frame and provides a visual representation of the installation procedure.

Installing the inner frameInstalling the inner frame


  1. Locate the Inner frame slot on your computer.
  2. Align and place the inner frame into the slot on your computer.
  3. Install the five (M2x5) and six (M2x3) that secure the inner frame to the computer.
  4. Route the WWAN and WLAN card cable through the retention clips on the frame.
  5. Route the Speaker through the retention clips and connect it to the system board.

Next steps

  1. Install the WWAN card.
  2. Install the WLAN card.
  3. Install the HDD.
  4. Install the solid state drive.
  5. Install the battery.
  6. Install the base cover.
  7. Follow the procedure in After working inside your computer.

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