Dell Latitude 5501 Service Manual

Removing the hinge caps

Prerequisites

  1. Follow the procedure in Before working inside your computer.
  2. Remove the base cover.
  3. Remove the battery.
  4. Remove the display assembly.
  5. Remove the display bezel.

About this task

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

Removing the hinge caps

Steps

  1. Locate the hinge cap on the display back cover.
  2. Remove the two (M2x2.5) screws that secure the hinge caps to the chassis.
  3. Pinch the hinge caps to release the hinge caps from the ribs on the display back cover and then slide inwards to remove the hinge caps from the display hinge.

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