Dell™ Inspiron™ 1320 Service Manual 
Battery
Memory Module(s)
Wireless Mini-Card
Coin-Cell Battery
Keyboard
 Notes, Cautions, and Warnings
NOTE:
A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer.
CAUTION:
A CAUTION indicates potential damage to hardware or loss of data if instructions are not followed.
WARNING:
A WARNING indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death.
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
© 2009 Dell Inc. All rights reserved.
Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden.
Trademarks used in this text: Dell and the DELL logo are trademarks of Dell Inc.; Bluetooth is a registered trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and is used by Dell under
license; Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista, and Windows Vista start button logo are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or
other countries.
Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Inc. disclaims any
proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own.
Model P04S Type: P04S001
June 2009 Rev. A00
Speakers
Processor Heat Sink Assembly
Processor
I/O Board
Display
Camera Board

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  • Page 1

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

  • Page 2: Battery Latch Assembly, Removing The Battery Latch Assembly, Replacing The Battery Latch Assembly

      Replacing the Battery 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: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a connector on your computer).

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    Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 4: Removing The Battery, Replacing The Battery

    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: 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   1. Follow the procedures in Before You Begin.

  • Page 5: Before You Begin, Recommended Tools, Turning Off Your Computer, Before Working Inside Your Computer

     Small flat screwdriver  Phillips screwdriver  Plastic scribe  Hex nut driver  BIOS upgrade CD or the BIOS executable update program available on the Dell Support website at support.dell.com  Turning Off Your Computer   CAUTION: To avoid losing data, save and close all open files and exit all open programs before you turn off your computer.

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    1. Ensure that the work surface is flat and clean to prevent the computer cover from being scratched.   2. Turn off your computer (see Turning Off Your Computer).   3. If the computer is connected to a docking device (docked), undock it. See the documentation that came with your docking device for instructions.  ...

  • Page 7: Flashing The Bios, Flashing The Bios From A Cd

    1. Ensure that the AC adapter is plugged in, the main battery is properly installed, and a network cable is attached.   2. Turn on the computer.   3. Locate the latest BIOS update file for your computer at support.dell.com.   4. Click Drivers & Downloads® Select Model.  ...

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  • Page 9: Internal Card With Bluetooth Wireless Technology, Removing The Bluetooth Card, Replacing 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: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a connector on your computer).

  • Page 10

    3. Replace the screw that secures the Bluetooth card to the system board.   4. Replace the palm rest (see Replacing the Palm Rest).   5. Replace the hard drive (see Replacing the Hard Drive).   6. Replace the keyboard (see Removing the Keyboard).

  • Page 11: Removing The Camera Board, Replacing The Camera Board

      Replacing the Camera 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: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a connector on your computer).

  • Page 12

      2. Replace the screw that secure the camera board to the display cover.   3. Connect the camera cable to the connector on the camera board.   4. Replace the display bezel (see Replacing the Display Bezel).   5. Replace the display assembly (see Replacing the Display Assembly).

  • Page 13

      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: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a connector on your computer).

  • Page 14: Removing The Processor

      Replacing the Processor 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 (such as a connector on your computer).

  • Page 15: Replacing The Processor

      4. Lift the processor module from the ZIF socket.  Replacing the Processor NOTE: If a new processor is installed, you will receive a new thermal-cooling assembly, which will include an affixed thermal pad, or you will receive a new thermal pad along with documentation to illustrate proper installation.  ...

  • Page 16

    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 processor heat sink assembly from the computer when the heat sink is hot, do not touch the metal housing of the heat sink.

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  • Page 18: Display Assembly, Removing The Display Assembly

      Display Panel Bracket 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 (such as a connector on your computer).

  • Page 19: Replacing The Display Assembly, Hinge Caps, Removing The Hinge Caps

    screws (6) display cable connector camera cable connector   11. Make note of the cable routing and carefully dislodge the Mini-Card antenna cables from the routing guides.   12. Lift the display assembly off the computer.   Replacing the Display Assembly  ...

  • Page 20: Replacing The Hinge Caps, Display Bezel, Removing The Display Bezel

    Removing the Display Bezel 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: The display bezel is extremely fragile. Be careful when removing it to prevent damaging the bezel.

  • Page 21: Replacing The Display Bezel, Display Panel, Removing The Display Panel

    display bezel   2. Remove the hinge caps (see Removing the Hinge Caps).   3. Using your fingertips, carefully pry up the inside edge of the display bezel.   4. Remove the display bezel.   Replacing the Display Bezel   1.

  • Page 22: Replacing The Display Panel

    5. Using the display cable pull tab disconnect the display cable from the display board.   6. Lift the display panel off the display cover.   Replacing the Display Panel   1. Connect the display panel cable to the connector on the display board and secure it with the conductive tape.  ...

  • Page 23: Processor Fan, Removing The Processor Fan, Replacing 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: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a connector on your computer).

  • Page 24

      2. Connect the processor fan cable to the system board connector.   3. Replace the two screws that secure the processor fan to the processor heat sink assembly.   4. Replace the palm rest (see Replacing the Palm Rest).  ...

  • Page 25: 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 26: Replacing The Hard Drive

    11. Install the operating system for your computer, as needed (See "Restoring Your Operating System" in the Setup Guide).   12. Install the drivers and utilities for your computer, as needed. For more information, see the Dell Technology Guide. Back to Contents Page...

  • Page 27: Center Control Cover, Removing The Center Control Cover

      Replacing the Center Control Cover 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 (such as a connector on your computer).

  • Page 28: Replacing The Center Control Cover

    center control cover  Replacing the Center Control Cover   1. Align the tabs on the center control cover and snap the cover in place.   2. Turn over the computer and replace the screw that secures the center control cover to the computer base.  ...

  • Page 29

      Replacing the I/O 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: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a connector on your computer).

  • Page 30: Removing The Keyboard, Replacing 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: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a connector on your computer).

  • Page 31

    1. Follow the procedures in Before You Begin.   2. Slide the keyboard cable into the connector on the system board and press down on the keyboard cable connector latch to secure the keyboard cable.   3. Align the screw hole on the keyboard with the hole on the palm rest.  ...

  • Page 32

    Install only memory modules that are intended for your computer. NOTE: Memory modules purchased from Dell are covered under your computer warranty. Your computer has two user-accessible SODIMM socket that can be accessed from the bottom of the computer.

  • Page 33

    As the computer boots, it detects the additional memory and automatically updates the system configuration information. To confirm the amount of memory installed in the computer, click Start ® Help and Support® Dell System Information. Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 34

    Battery) before working inside the computer. NOTE: Dell does not guarantee compatibility or provide support for Mini-Cards from sources other than Dell. If you ordered a wireless Mini-Card with your computer, the card is already installed. Your computer supports one Mini-Card slot:  one Half Mini-Card slot –...

  • Page 35

    8. 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: Module Cover, Removing The Module Cover, Replacing The Module Cover

      Replacing the Module Cover 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 (such as a connector on your computer).

  • Page 37: 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 (such as a connector on your computer).

  • Page 38: Replacing The Palm Rest

    touchpad cable connector touchpad cable   8. Lift the locking tab and pull the pull-tab on the touch pad cable connector and disconnect the touchpad cable.   CAUTION: Carefully separate the palm rest from the computer base to avoid damage to the palm rest.  ...

  • Page 39

      9. Replace the center control cover (see Replacing the Center Control Cover).   10. Replace the battery (see Replacing the Battery). Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 40: Removing The Speakers, Replacing 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: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a connector on your computer).

  • Page 41

      3. Connect the speaker cable to the speaker cable connector on the system board.   4. Replace the palm rest (see Replacing the Palm Rest).   5. Replace the hard drive (see Replacing the Hard Drive).   6. Replace the keyboard (see Replacing the Keyboard).

  • Page 42: System Board, Removing 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: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a connector on your computer).

  • Page 43: Replacing The System Board

    camera cable connector display cable connector   16. Remove the four screws that secure the system board to the computer base.   17. Lift the system board at an angle toward the side of the computer and out of the computer base. system board  ...

  • Page 44: Entering The Service Tag In The Bios

      9. Replace the palm rest (see Replacing the Palm Rest).   10. Replace the hard drive (see Replacing the Hard Drive).   11. Replace the keyboard (see Replacing the Keyboard).   12. Replace the center control cover (see Replacing the Center Control Cover).

  • Page 45

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

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