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Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell Inspiron 5000 Series
Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell™ Inspiron™
5000 Series
NOTICE: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your
computer. Damage or inoperability due to servicing not authorized by Dell is
not covered by your warranty.
Overview
Customer-Accessible
Components
Screw Counts and Locations
Hinge Cover Removal
Thermal Shield Removal
Processor Module Removal
Overview
Unless otherwise noted, each procedure assumes the following:
You have the recommended tools.
You have performed the steps in
The computer and any attached peripherals are turned off and the peripherals are disconnected from the input/output
(I/O) panel.
You can replace or reinstall a part by performing the removal procedure in reverse order unless additional information
is provided.
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Diskette Drive Removal
Speaker and Volume Board
Removal
Support Rail Removal
Infrared Board Removal
14.1-Inch XGA Display
Disassembly
15-Inch UXGA, XGA, and
SXGA+ Display Disassembly
Precautionary
Measures.

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    Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell Inspiron 5000 Series Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell™ Inspiron™ 5000 Series NOTICE: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage or inoperability due to servicing not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Overview Precautionary Measures...

  • Page 2: Precautionary Measures, Recommended Tools

    Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell Inspiron 5000 Series Precautionary Measures NOTICE: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage or inoperability due to servicing not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. WARNING: FOR YOUR PERSONAL SAFETY AND...

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    Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell Inspiron 5000 Series Customer-Accessible Components NOTICE: The steps in this section may be performed by customers. Disconnect the AC adapter cable from the computer. If the computer is connected to a port replicator, pull both release handles on the sides of the replicator to undock the computer.

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    Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell Inspiron 5000 Series NOTICE: Use the PC Card configuration utility on the taskbar to select and stop a card before removing it from the computer. If you do not remove the card in the configuration utility, you could lose data from open application programs.

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    Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell Inspiron 5000 Series NOTICE: When the hard-disk drive is not in the computer, store it in a hard-disk drive case or protective wrapping to protect it from exposure to static electricity. NOTICE: Handle the hard-disk drive gently; do not bump or drop the drive.

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    Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell Inspiron 5000 Series Remove the device from the media bay: Close the display and turn the computer upside-down. Slide and hold the latch release away from the media bay device. Pull the device out of the media bay.

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    Screw Counts and Locations NOTICE: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage or inoperability due to servicing not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. You may find it helpful to print the following table to use for keeping the screws organized as you disassemble the computer.

  • Page 8: Zif Connectors, Modem Removal

    To ensure a firm connection, make sure the ZIF connector is completely closed. Modem Removal NOTICE: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage or inoperability due to servicing not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Ensure that all precautionary measures Remove the modem cover.

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    Hinge Cover Removal NOTICE: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage or inoperability due to servicing not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Remove the hinge cover screws.

  • Page 10: Keyboard Removal

    Replace the screws. Keyboard Removal NOTICE: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage or inoperability due to servicing not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Remove the screws. file:///c|/docs/blanco E-doc/removing.htm (10 of 29) [9/1/2000 3:32:00 PM]...

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    Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell Inspiron 5000 Series Slide the keyboard out from under the palmrest. Detach the cable from the file:///c|/docs/blanco E-doc/removing.htm (11 of 29) [9/1/2000 3:32:00 PM] connector.

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    Thermal Shield Removal NOTICE: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage or inoperability due to servicing not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Remove the thermal shield screws. Inspiron 5000 computers have 4 screws (first photo), and Inspiron 5000e computers have 5 screws (second photo).

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    Processor Module Removal NOTICE: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage or inoperability due to servicing not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Remove the processor module screws. Inspiron 5000 computers have 3 screws (first photo), and Inspiron 5000e computers have 2 screws (second photo).

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    Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell Inspiron 5000 Series Lift out the module. When you replace the processor, be sure to attach it to the connector. file:///c|/docs/blanco E-doc/removing.htm (14 of 29) [9/1/2000 3:32:00 PM]...

  • Page 15: Lcd Removal, Video Board Removal

    When you replace the processor during reassembly, be sure to attach it to the connector. LCD Removal NOTICE: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage or inoperability due to servicing not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Open the display and disconnect the LCD flex cable.

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    Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell Inspiron 5000 Series Diskette Drive Removal NOTICE: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage or inoperability due to servicing not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Detach the data cable.

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    Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell Inspiron 5000 Series Remove the drive retaining screws from the bottom of the computer. Remove the drive from the chassis. file:///c|/docs/blanco E-doc/removing.htm (17 of 29) [9/1/2000 3:32:00 PM]...

  • Page 18: Palmrest Removal

    Palmrest Removal NOTICE: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage or inoperability due to servicing not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Remove the three screws from the top of the computer.

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    Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell Inspiron 5000 Series Remove the two screws (outer corners) from the bottom of the computer. If you plan to remove the system board, also remove the three screws adjacent to the memory module slots and the modem.

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    Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell Inspiron 5000 Series Remove the four screws from the battery bay. Remove the five screws from the media bay. file:///c|/docs/blanco E-doc/removing.htm (20 of 29) [9/1/2000 3:32:00 PM]...

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    Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell Inspiron 5000 Series Speaker and Volume Board Removal NOTICE: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage or inoperability due to servicing not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Remove the nine screws.

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    Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell Inspiron 5000 Series Support Rail Removal NOTICE: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage or inoperability due to servicing not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Remove the four screws.

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    Remove the seven screws from the back of the computer. Infrared Board Removal NOTICE: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage or inoperability due to servicing not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Disconnect the infrared board from the system board.

  • Page 24: System Board Removal

    Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell Inspiron 5000 Series System Board Removal NOTICE: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage or inoperability due to servicing not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Remove the two screws.

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    Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell Inspiron 5000 Series Remove the eight I/O port nuts. Flex the base plastics to separate the system board from the audio connector posts on the left side of the computer. Lift the system board up and out from the base plastics.

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    Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell Inspiron 5000 Series 14.1-Inch XGA Display Disassembly Bezel Removal Remove the two screw covers from the bottom corners of the LCD bezel. Remove the two bumpers from the top corners of the LCD bezel. Remove the four screws from the corners of the LCD bezel.

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    Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell Inspiron 5000 Series Once you have disengaged all of the retaining tabs, lift the bezel from the LCD panel. Panel Removal NOTICE: It is not necessary to remove the display locking tabs when removing the panel.

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    Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell Inspiron 5000 Series Bezel Removal Remove the two screw covers from the bottom corners of the LCD bezel. Remove the two screws from the bottom corners of the LCD panel. Ease your fingers under the bezel at the top of the panel.

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    Removing and Replacing Parts: Dell Inspiron 5000 Series Disconnect the CCFL cable from the bottom of the panel. Disconnect the flex cable from the LCD panel. Lift the LCD panel from the back cover. LED/Inverter Board Removal Remove the two screws from the LED/inverter board.

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