Dell Latitude 5501 Service Manual

Removing the Keyboard


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

About this task

The figure indicates the location of the keyboard and provides a visual representation of the removal procedure.

Removing the Keyboard


  1. Locate the Keyboard on your computer.
  2. Open the latch and disconnect the Keyboard, keyboard backlit cables from the palmrest.
  3. Remove the 22 (M2x2) screws that secure the keyboard to the chassis of your computer.
  4. Lift the keyboard out of the computer.

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