Thursday, March 17, 2016

DELL LAPTOP – Dell Inspiron 17 5000 Series – Disassembling procedure - How to disassemble the keyboard – How to disassemble the base cove – How to remove the Coin battery – Laptop repair and service

Category: Laptop Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to remove the keyboard 
  • How to remove the base cover 
  • How to remove the Optical drive 




Dell Inspiron 17 - 5000 Series

DISASSEMBLING PROCEDURE 
Removing the battery
Procedure
1. Close the display and turn the computer over.
2. Slide the battery-release latch to the unlocked position.
You hear a click sound when the battery is unlocked.


3. Lift the battery off the computer base.
1. battery
2. battery-release latch
3. computer base
4. Turn the computer over, open the display, and press the power button for five seconds to ground the system board.
Removing the base cover
Procedure
1. Close the display and turn the computer over.
2. Remove the screws that secure the base cover to the computer base.
3. Using a plastic scribe, pry up the base cover starting from the inner edge, and lift it off the computer base
1. computer base
2. screws (2)
3. base cover
4. plastic scribe
Removing the hard drive
Procedure
1. Lift the latch and disconnect the hard-drive cable from the system board.
2. Remove the screws that secure the hard-drive assembly to the computer base.
3. Using the pull tab, lift the hard-drive assembly out of the computer base.
1. screws (4)
2. pull tab
3. hard-drive assembly 4 hard-drive cable
5. latch
4. Disconnect the interposer from the hard drive.
Removing the memory modules
Procedure
1. Use your fingertips to carefully spread apart the securing clips on each end of the memory-module slot until the memory module pops up.
2. Slide and remove the memory module from the memory-module slot.
1. securing clips (2)
2. memory module
Removing the wireless card
Procedure
1. Remove the screw that secures the wireless-card bracket and the wireless card to the system board.
2. Lift the wireless-card bracket off the wireless card.
3. Disconnect the antenna cables from the wireless card.
4. Slide and remove the wireless card from the system board.
1. antenna cables (2)
2. wireless-card bracket
3. screw 4 wireless-card slot
5. wireless card
Removing the coin-cell battery
Procedure
Using a plastic scribe, gently pry the coin-cell battery out of the coin-cell battery socket.
1. plastic scribe
2. coin-cell battery
3. coin-cell battery socket
Removing the keyboard
Procedure
1. Turn the computer over and open the display as far as possible.
2. Using a plastic scribe, gently release the tabs that secure the keyboard to the palm-rest assembly.
1. plastic scribe
2. keyboard
3. palm-rest assembly
3. Carefully turn the keyboard over and place it on the palm-rest assembly.
4. Lift the latches and disconnect the keyboard cable and keyboard backlight cable (optional) from the system board.
NOTE: The keyboard-backlight cable is present only if the laptop shipped with a backlit keyboard.
1. keyboard-backlight cable
2. latch
3. keyboard cable
4. keyboard
5. Lift the keyboard, along with the cables, off the palm-rest assembly.
Removing the optical drive
Procedure
1. Remove the screw that secures the optical-drive assembly to the computer base.
1. optical-drive assembly
2. screw
2 .Turn the computer over and open the display.
3. Using a plastic scribe, push the optical-drive assembly out of the optical drive bay.
4. Pull the optical-drive assembly out of the optical-drive bay.
1. optical-drive assembly
2. palm rest
3. plastic scribe
5. Carefully pry the optical-drive bezel off the optical drive.
Removing the computer base
Prerequisites
1. Remove the battery.
2. Remove the base cover.
3. Remove the hard drive
4. Remove the wireless card.
5. Remove the keyboard.
6. Remove the optical drive
Procedure
1. Lift the latch and disconnect the optical-drive cable from the system board.
2. Remove the screws that secure the computer base to the palm-rest assembly.
1. screws (4)
2. connector latch
3. optical-drive cable
3. Close the display and turn the computer over.
4. Disconnect the speaker cable from the system board.
5. Remove the antenna cables from the routing guides on the computer base.
6. Remove the screws that secure the computer base to the palm-rest assembly.
1. screws (15)
2. computer base
3. speaker cable
4. antenna cables (2)
7. Using your fingertips, starting from the rear, pry the computer base off the palm-rest assembly.
NOTE: Ensure the antenna cables are completely removed from the routing guides on the computer base.
1. computer base
8. Turn the computer base over.
9. Remove the optical-drive interposer.