Dell Latitude 5501 Service Manual

Removing the palm-rest and keyboard assembly

Prerequisites

  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 LED board.
  11. Remove the speakers.
  12. Remove the display assembly.
  13. Remove the power button with fingerprint reader.
  14. Remove the DC-in port.
  15. Remove the touchpad.
  16. Remove the system board.

    NOTE: The system board can be removed along with the heat sink.

About this task

The figure indicates the location of the palm-rest and keyboard assembly and provides a visual representation of the removal procedure.

Removing the palm-rest and keyboard assembly

Steps

After performing the steps in the pre-requisites, we are left with the palm-rest and keyboard assembly.

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