Dell™ Inspiron™ 1370 Service Manual 
Battery
Memory Module(s)
Wireless Mini-Card(s)
Keyboard
Internal Card With Bluetooth® Wireless Technology
USB/Audio Board
 Notes, Cautions, and Warnings
NOTE:
A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer.
CAUTION:
A CAUTION indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the problem.
WARNING:
A WARNING indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death.
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
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Trademarks used in this text: Dell, the DELL logo, and Inspiron are trademarks of Dell Inc.; Bluetooth is a registered trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and is used by Dell
under license; Microsoft, Windows, and the Windows start button logo are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other
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Regulatory Model: P06S series
Regulatory Type: P06S001
November 2009 Rev. A00
Coin-Cell Battery
Speakers
Display
Camera
Battery Latch Assemblies

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    Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell, the DELL logo, and Inspiron are trademarks of Dell Inc.; Bluetooth is a registered trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and is used by Dell under license;...

  • Page 2: Removing The Battery, Replacing The Battery

    To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface.   CAUTION: To avoid damage to the computer, use only the battery designed for this particular Dell computer. Do not use batteries designed for other Dell computers.  Removing the Battery  ...

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    Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 4: Before You Begin, Recommended Tools, Turning Off Your Computer, Before Working Inside Your Computer

    Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.   CAUTION: 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.   CAUTION: Handle components and cards with care.

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    CAUTION: To disconnect a network cable, first unplug the cable from your computer and then unplug the cable from the network device.   3. Disconnect all telephone or network cables from the computer.   4. Eject the card from the 7-in-1 memory card reader, if applicable.  ...

  • Page 6: Flashing The Bios

    Back to Contents Page   Flashing the BIOS Dell™ Inspiron™ 1370 Service Manual    1. Turn on the computer.   2. Go to support.dell.com.   3. Click Drivers & Downloads® Select Model.   4. Locate the BIOS update file for your computer: NOTE: The Service Tag for your computer is located at the bottom of the computer.

  • Page 7: Removing The Bluetooth Card, Replacing The Bluetooth Card

      Removing the Bluetooth Card   Replacing the Bluetooth Card WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.   CAUTION: 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.

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    4. Replace the palm rest (see Replacing the Palm Rest).   5. Replace the Mini-Card cover (follow the instructions from step 7 step 8 Replacing the Mini-Card(s)).   6. Replace the keyboard (see Replacing the Keyboard).   7. Replace the battery (see Replacing the Battery).

  • Page 9: Removing The Camera, Replacing The Camera

      Removing the Camera   Replacing the Camera WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.   CAUTION: 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.

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      1. Follow the procedures in Before You Begin.   2. Place the camera module on the display cover using the alignment posts.   3. Press down on the camera module to secure it to the display cover.   4. Replace the display panel (see Replacing the Display Panel).

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      Removing the Coin-Cell Battery   Replacing the Coin-Cell Battery WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.   CAUTION: 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.

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  • Page 13: Thermal Cooling Assembly, Removing The Thermal Cooling Assembly, Replacing The Thermal Cooling Assembly

    WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance. WARNING: If you remove the thermal cooling assembly from the computer when the heat sink is hot, do not touch the metal housing of the thermal cooling assembly.

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      6. Replace the battery (see Replacing the Battery).   CAUTION: Before turning on the computer, replace all screws and ensure that no stray screws remain inside the computer. Failure to do so may result in damage to the computer. Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 15: Display Assembly, Removing The Display Assembly

      Display Hinges   Display Panel WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.   CAUTION: 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.

  • Page 16: Replacing The Display Assembly, Display Hinge Covers, Removing The Display Hinge Covers

    Replacing the Display Assembly   1. Follow the procedures in Before You Begin.   2. Slide the tabs on the display hinges into the slots in the computer base.   3. Align the display assembly with the computer base using the alignment posts on the computer base and set the display assembly in place. Ensure the display cable and Mini-Card antenna cables route correctly through the display hinge covers.

  • Page 17: Replacing The Display Hinge Covers, Display Bezel, Removing The Display Bezel

    display assembly hinge covers (2)   Replacing the Display Hinge Covers   1. Follow the procedures in Before You Begin.   2. Place the hinge covers on the display hinges, then snap the hinge covers into place.   3. Replace the display assembly (see Replacing the Display Assembly).

  • Page 18: Replacing The Display Bezel, Display Hinges

    display bezel rubber pads (4) screws (4)       7. Using your fingertips, carefully pry up the inside edge of the display bezel.   8. Remove the display bezel.   Replacing the Display Bezel   1. Follow the procedures in Before You Begin.

  • Page 19: Removing The Display Hinges, Replacing The Display Hinges, Display Panel, Removing The Display Panel

      Removing the Display Hinges   1. Follow the procedures in Before You Begin.   2. Follow the instructions from step 3 step 15 Removing the System Board.   3. Remove the display assembly (see Removing the Display Assembly).   4.

  • Page 20: Replacing The Display Panel

      3. Remove the display assembly (see Removing the Display Assembly).   4. Remove the display hinge covers (see Removing the Display Hinge Covers).   5. Remove the display bezel (see Removing the Display Bezel).   6. Remove the display hinges (see Removing the Display Hinges).

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  • Page 22: Processor Fan, Removing The Processor Fan, Replacing The Processor Fan

      Removing the Processor Fan   Replacing the Processor Fan WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.   CAUTION: 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.

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      CAUTION: Before turning on the computer, replace all screws and ensure that no stray screws remain inside the computer. Failure to do so may result in damage to the computer. Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 24: Hard Drive, Removing The Hard Drive

    Dell does not guarantee compatibility or provide support for hard drives from sources other than Dell. NOTE: If you are installing a hard drive from a source other than Dell, you need to install an operating system, drivers, and utilities on the new hard drive (see the Dell Technology Guide).

  • Page 25: Replacing The Hard Drive

    8. Install the operating system for your computer, as needed. See "Restoring Your Operating System" in the Setup Guide.   9. Install the drivers and utilities for your computer, as needed. For more information, see the Dell Technology Guide. Back to Contents Page...

  • Page 26: Removing The Keyboard

      Removing the Keyboard   Replacing the Keyboard WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.   CAUTION: 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.

  • Page 27: Replacing The Keyboard

    small flat-blade screwdriver release tabs on the palm rest tabs on the keyboard (5) connector latch keyboard cable      Replacing the Keyboard   1. Follow the procedures in Before You Begin.   2. Slide the keyboard cable into the connector on the system board. Press down on the connector latch to secure the keyboard cable to the system board connector.

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      Removing the Battery Lock Latch Assembly   Replacing the Battery Lock Latch Assembly WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.   CAUTION: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell™ ...

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      4. Replace the display assembly (see Replacing the Display Assembly).   5. Follow the instructions from step 5 step 21 Replacing the System Board.   6. Replace the battery (see Replacing the Battery).   CAUTION: Before turning on the computer, replace all screws and ensure that no stray screws remain inside the computer. Failure to do so may result in damage to the computer.

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    Battery) before working inside the computer. You can increase your computer memory by installing memory modules on the system board. See "Basic Specifications" in your Setup Guide and Comprehensive Specifications at support.dell.com/manuals for information on the memory supported by your computer. NOTE: Memory modules purchased from Dell™ are covered under your computer warranty.

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    memory module connector securing clips (2) memory module      Replacing the Memory Module(s)   CAUTION: If you need to install memory modules in two connectors, install a memory module in the connector labeled "DIMM A" before you install a memory module in the connector labeled "DIMM B."  ...

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    NOTE: Dell does not guarantee compatibility or provide support for Mini-Cards from sources other than Dell. NOTE: Depending on the configuration of the computer when it was sold, the Mini-Card slot may or may not have a Mini-Card installed in the slot.

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      6. Remove the screw that secures the Mini-Card to the system board.   7. Lift the Mini-Card out of the system board connector. antenna cables (2) Mini-Card screw system board connector  Replacing the Mini-Card(s) NOTE: If your computer includes both the WWAN and WLAN cards, replace the WLAN card before replacing the WWAN card.  ...

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    10. Install the drivers and utilities for your computer, as required. For more information, see the Dell Technology Guide. NOTE: If you are installing a communication card from a source other than Dell, you must install the appropriate drivers and utilities. For more generic driver information, see the Dell Technology Guide.

  • Page 36: Optical Drive, Removing The Optical Drive, Replacing The Optical Drive

      Removing the Optical Drive   Replacing the Optical Drive WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.   CAUTION: 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.

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      CAUTION: Before turning on the computer, replace all screws and ensure that no stray screws remain inside the computer. Failure to do so may result in damage to the computer. Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 38: Palm Rest, Removing The Palm Rest

      Replacing the Palm Rest WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.   CAUTION: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface.

  • Page 39: Replacing The Palm Rest

      8. Lift the connector latch and pull the pull-tab to disconnect the touch pad cable from the system board connector.   CAUTION: Carefully separate the palm rest from the computer base to avoid damage to the palm rest.   9.

  • Page 40: Power Board, Removing The Power Board, Replacing The Power Board

      Removing the Power Board   Replacing the Power Board WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.   CAUTION: 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.

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  • Page 42: Sim Board, Removing The Sim Board

      Removing the SIM Board   Replacing the SIM Board WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.   CAUTION: 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.

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      5. Using the cable routing guides, route the SIM board cable.   6. Follow the instructions from step 5 step 21 Replacing the System Board.   7. Replace the battery (see Replacing the Battery).   CAUTION: Before turning on the computer, replace all screws and ensure that no stray screws remain inside the computer. Failure to do so may result in damage to the computer.

  • Page 44: Removing The Speakers, Replacing The Speakers

      Removing the Speakers   Replacing the Speakers WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.   CAUTION: 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.

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    CAUTION: Before turning on the computer, replace all screws and ensure that no stray screws remain inside the computer. Failure to do so may result in damage to the computer. Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 46: System Board, Removing The System Board

      Replacing the System Board   Entering the Service Tag in the BIOS WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.   CAUTION: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell™ ...

  • Page 47: Replacing The System Board

    I/O connectors screws (2) display cable coin-cell battery cable   15. Lift the system board out of the computer base and turn the system board over.   16. Remove the power board (see Removing the Power Board).   17. Remove the processor fan (see Removing the Processor Fan).

  • Page 48: Entering The Service Tag In The Bios

     Entering the Service Tag in the BIOS   1. Ensure that the AC adapter is plugged in and that the main battery is installed properly.   2. Turn on the computer.   3. Press <F2> during POST to enter the system setup program.  ...

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    Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell, the DELL logo, and Inspiron are trademarks of Dell Inc.; Bluetooth is a registered trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and is used by Dell under license;...

  • Page 50

      Removing the USB/Audio Board   Replacing the USB/Audio Board WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.   CAUTION: 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.

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    1. Follow the procedures in Before You Begin.   2. Align the USB and audio connectors on the USB/audio board with the slots on the computer base.   3. Press the USB/audio board to connect it to the system board connector.  ...

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