Installing the Keyboard

Q NOTICE: To avoid damage to the connector pins, press the keyboard connector evenly into the interface connector on the system board, and do not reverse the keyboard connector.

1. Connect the keyboard connector of the replacement keyboard to the interface connector on the system board.

1

securing tabs (4)

2

keyboard connector

3

interface connector

4

M2 x 3-mm screws (4)

2. Insert the four securing tabs on the keyboard into their respective slots in the palm rest, and lower the keyboard into the computer base.

Ensure that all four securing tabs are engaged before trying to completely seat the keyboard.

3. Replace the four M2 x 3-mm keyboard screws.

4. To replace the hinge cover, first insert the left side of the hinge cover into the notches. Snap down the hinge cover, and ensure that it is flush with the palm rest.

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Display

Dell™ Inspiron™ 1100, 5100, and 5150 Service Manual

J Display Assembly

J Display Bezel

■J Display Panel

■J Display Latch Assembly

Display Assembly

A\ CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.

¿!\ CAUTION: To prevent static damage to components inside your computer, discharge static electricity from your body before you touch any of your computer's electronic components. You can do so by touching an unpainted metal surface.

1. Follow the instructions in "Preparing to Work Inside the Computer."

2. Remove the hard drive.

3. Remove the CD or DVD drive.

4. Remove the keyboard.

5. Close the display.

6. From the back of the computer, remove the two M2.5 x 5-mm screws labeled "circle D."

7. Open the display assembly approximately 180 degrees, and support the display assembly so that it does not open past this position.

8. Remove the two M2.5 x 5-mm screws from each hinge bracket.

1

display assembly

2

M2.5 x 5-mm screws (4)

3

hinge brackets (2)

computer base

9. Pull straight up on the pull-tab that is attached to the display-feed flex cable to disconnect the cable from the system board.

10. Lift the display assembly up and out of the computer base.

1

screw covers (2)

display bumpers (3)

2

M2.5 x 5-mm screws (5)

3

display bezel

4

display panel

5

M2 x 3-mm screws (8)

6

top cover

7

display-feed flex cable

Display Bezel

¿!\ CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.

CAUTION: To prevent static damage to components inside your computer, discharge static electricity from your body before you touch any of your computer's electronic components. You can do so by touching an unpainted metal surface.

1. Follow the instructions in "Preparing to Work Inside the Computer."

2. Remove the keyboard.

3. Remove the display assembly.

4. Use a plastic scribe to pry the five screw covers out of the screw holes located on the front of the bezel.

5. Remove the five M2.5 x 5-mm screws located on the front of the bezel.

NOTICE: Carefully separate the bezel from the top cover to avoid damage to the bezel.

6. Starting at the bottom of the display panel, use your fingers to separate the bezel from the top cover and lift the inside edge of the bezel away from the top cover.

Display Panel

Removing the Display Panel

CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.

¿!\ CAUTION: To prevent static damage to components inside your computer, discharge static electricity from your body before you touch any of your computer's electronic components. You can do so by touching an unpainted metal surface.

1. Follow the instructions in "Preparing to Work Inside the Computer."

2. Remove the keyboard.

3. Remove the display assembly.

4. Remove the display bezel.

5. Remove the four M2 x 3-mm screws on the each side of the display panel.

6. Lift the display panel out of the top cover.

7. Disconnect the top flex-cable connector from the display panel connector by peeling up the pull-tab and pulling the tab down and away from the display panel connector.

1

display panel connector

2

pull-tab

3

top flex-cable connector

8. Disconnect the bottom flex-cable connector from the inverter connector on the system board by peeling up the pull-tab and pulling the tab down and away from the inverter connector.

1

inverter connector

2

bottom flex-cable connector

3

pull-tab

Installing the Display Panel

1. Connect the top flex-cable connector to the display panel connector.

2. Connect the bottom flex-cable connector to the inverter connector.

3. Lay the display panel in the top cover.

4. Route the display-feed flex cable so that it rests in the notch located in the bottom edge of the top cover.

5. Replace the eight M2 x 3-mm screws that secure the display panel to the top cover.

6. Replace the display bezel.

Display Latch Assembly

Removing the Display Latch Assembly

A\ CAUTION: Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Owner's Manual.

¿!\ CAUTION: To prevent static damage to components inside your computer, discharge static electricity from your body before you touch any of your computer's electronic components. You can do so by touching an unpainted metal surface.

1. Follow the instructions in "Preparing to Work Inside the Computer."

2. Remove the keyboard.

3. Remove the display assembly.

4. Remove the display bezel.

5. Remove the two M2.5 x 5-mm screws that secure the display latch assembly to the top cover.

6. Lift the display latch assembly up and out of the top cover.

1

spring

2

spring hook (display latch)

3

display latch assembly

4

M2.5 x 5-mm screws (2)

5

top cover

6

spring hook (top cover)

Installing the Display Latch Assembly

1. Attach one end of the spring to the spring hook on the left edge of the display latch, and attach the other end of the spring to the spring hook in the top cover.

2. Align the screw holes in the display latch assembly with the screw holes in the top cover.

3. Replace the two M2.5 x 5-mm screws that secure the display latch assembly to the top cover.

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