Dell Latitude 5501 Service Manual

Removing the display panel


  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.
  6. Remove the display assembly.
  7. Remove the display bezel.
  8. Remove the hinge caps.

About this task

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

Removing the display panelRemoving the display panelRemoving the display panel


  1. Locate the display panel on the display back cover assembly.
  2. Remove the four (M2.5x3.5) screws that secure the display panel to the display assembly.
  3. Lift to turn over the display panel to access the display cable.
  4. Peel the conductive tape on the display cable connector.
  5. Lift the latch and disconnect the display cable from the connector on the display panel.
    NOTE: Do not pull and release the Stretch (SR) Tapes from the display panel. There is no need to separate the brackets from the display panel.

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