Dell Latitude 5501 Service Manual

Installing the touchpad buttons


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 touchpad buttons and provides a visual representation of the installation procedure.

Installing the touchpad buttons


  1. Locate the touchpad buttons slot on your computer.
  2. Align and place the touchpad buttons into the slot on your computer.
  3. Connect the touchpad buttons cable to the connector on the computer and secure the latch.
  4. Install the two (M2x3) screws to secure the touchpad buttons on to the computer.
  5. Connect the smart card reader cable to its connector and secure the latch.

Next steps

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

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