Dell Latitude 5501 Service Manual

Installing the Keyboard


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 keyboard and provides a visual representation of the installation procedure.

Installing the Keyboard


  1. Locate the Keyboard slot on your computer.
  2. Align and place the keyboard into the slot on your computer.
  3. Install the 22 (M2x2) screws that secure the keyboard to the chassis of the computer.
  4. Connect the keyboard, keyboard backlit cables on to the connector on the palmrest.

Next steps

  1. Install the system board.
    NOTE: System board can be removed with heatsink attached.
  2. Install the memory module
  3. Install the inner frame.
  4. Install the WWAN card.
  5. Install the WLAN card.
  6. Install the HDD.
  7. Install the solid state drive.
  8. Install the battery.
  9. Install the base cover.
  10. Follow the procedure in After working inside your computer.

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