Dell Latitude 5501 Service Manual

Removing the display assembly


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

About this task

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

Removing the display assemblyRemoving the display assembly

Removing the display assemblyRemoving the display assembly


  1. Locate the display cable, touchscreen cable and display hinges on your computer.
  2. Peel back the tape and disconnect the touchscreen cable.
  3. Remove the two (M2x3) screws that secure the EDP metal bracket to the computer.
  4. Peel the tape that secures the display cable to the system board.
  5. Open the latch and disconnect the display cable from the system board.
  6. Unroute the WLAN and WWAN cables from the retention clips.
  7. Remove the six (M2.5x4) screws that secure the display hinges to the chassis of your computer.
  8. Open the display hinges at an angle of 90 degrees and slightly open the display.
  9. Remove the palm-rest and keyboard assembly off the display assembly.

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