Dell Latitude 5501 Service Manual

Removing the keyboard bracket


  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.
  11. Remove the keyboard.

About this task

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

Removing the keyboard bracket


  1. Locate the keyboard bracket on your computer.
  2. Remove the eleven (M2x2) screws that secure the keyboard bracket to the keyboard assembly.
  3. Lift the keyboard away from the keyboard bracket.

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