System Components

Q NOTICE Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. (J) NOTICE Unless otherwise noted, each procedure in this document assumes that a part can be replaced by performing the removal procedure in reverse order.

JV Caution Before performing the following procedures read the safety instructions in your System Information Guide

Q NOTICE To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as the back panel) on the computer. 1. Follow the instructions in Preparing to Work Inside the Computer to remove the battery and prepare the computer for work. Q NOTICE Handle components and cards by their edges, and avoid touching pins and contacts. Ground yourself by touching a metal connector on the back of the computer. Continue to ground...