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Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual
Dell™ Latitude™ C600/C500 Series
Components
Mini-PCI Card Assembly
System Board Assembly
Battery and Modular Bay Latch Assemblies
Notes, Notices, and Cautions
NOTE:
A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use
of your computer.
NOTICE:
A NOTICE indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of
data and tells you how to avoid the problem.
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  • Page 1: Service Manual

    A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer. NOTICE: A NOTICE indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the problem. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Latitude/c500-600/index.htm (1 of 2) [2/28/2004 7:53:17 AM]...

  • Page 2: Before You Begin, Preparing To Work Inside The Computer

    Preparing to Work Inside the Computer NOTICE: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your system. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. NOTICE: To avoid damaging the computer, perform the following steps before you begin working inside the computer.

  • Page 3: Recommended Tools

    Before You Begin : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual 7. Disconnect all other external cables from the computer. 8. Remove any installed PC Cards or plastic blanks from the PC Card slot. 9. Close the display and turn the computer upside down on a flat work surface.

  • Page 4: Screw Identification

    Before You Begin : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual Screw Identification When you are removing and replacing components, photocopy the placemat as a tool to lay out and keep track of the component screws. The placemat provides the number of screws and the sizes.

  • Page 5

    Before You Begin : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual NOTICE: When reinstalling a screw, you must use a screw of the correct diameter and length. Make sure that the screw is properly aligned with its corresponding hole, and avoid overtightening.

  • Page 6: Hybrid Cooling Fan

    Before You Begin : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual Display Assembly and Flex Cable Display Assembly EMI Shield Bracket: Retention Bracket to Top Cover: (2 each) (5 each) Palmrest to Bottom Case Assembly: Hybrid Cooling Fan: (5 each) (3 each)

  • Page 7: Display Assembly Latch

    Before You Begin : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual Display Assembly Latch: (2 each for 14.1-inch XGA display panels) Back to Contents Page file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Latitude/c500-600/begin.htm (6 of 6) [2/28/2004 7:53:27 AM]...

  • Page 8: Removing And Replacing Parts, Exploded View

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual Back to Contents Page Removing and Replacing Parts Dell™ Latitude™ C600/C500 Series Service Manual Components Palmrest Assembly Hard Drive Microprocessor Thermal Cooling Assembly Memory Module Hybrid Cooling Fan Mini-PCI Card Assembly...

  • Page 9: Hard Drive

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

  • Page 10: Removing The Hard Drive, Replacing The Hard Drive, Memory Module

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual Removing the Hard Drive NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets, and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.

  • Page 11: Removing The Memory Module Cover, Memory Modules

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual Memory Module Cover Removing the Memory Module Cover NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets, and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.

  • Page 12: Removing The Memory Modules, Replacing The Memory Modules

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual Removing the Memory Modules NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets, and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.

  • Page 13

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual NOTE: Memory modules are keyed, or designed to fit into their sockets, in only one direction. NOTICE: The memory module must be inserted at a 45-degree angle to avoid damaging the connector.

  • Page 14

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual Removing the Mini-PCI Card Assembly NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets, and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.

  • Page 15: Keyboard Assembly, Removing The Keyboard Assembly

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual 2. Depending on the type of mini-PCI card you are installing, either connect the interface cables to the mini-PCI card, or connect the mini-coax antenna cable from the mini-PCI card to the internal antenna.

  • Page 16

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer. NOTICE: Read "Preparing to Work Inside the Computer"...

  • Page 17: Keyboard Connector, Replacing The Keyboard Assembly

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual Keyboard Connector 8. Disconnect the keyboard flex cable from the interface connector on the system board assembly by pulling up on the connector. NOTICE: Do not pull on the keyboard flex cable.

  • Page 18: Removing The Display Assembly, Display Assembly

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual 4. Check that the keyboard is correctly installed. The keys should be flush with the left and right surfaces of the palmrest. 5. Reinstall the five M2.5 x 12-mm screws in the holes labeled "circle K."...

  • Page 19

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual 1. Remove the hard drive. 2. Remove the center control cover. a. Use a scribe to lift the right edge of the center control cover and pry it loose from the bottom case assembly.

  • Page 20

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual connector on the system board. 8. Pull straight up on the display-feed flex cable connector to disconnect the connector from the system board (see "Display Assembly"). 9. Lift the display assembly from the bottom case assembly.

  • Page 21

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual Removing the 14.1-Inch Display Assembly Bezel NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets, and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.

  • Page 22

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual 1. Remove the hard drive. 2. Remove the display assembly. 3. Use the scribe to pry the six rubber screw covers out of the screw holes located on the bezel on the front of the display assembly.

  • Page 23

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual Replacing the 14.1-Inch Display Panel 1. Place the bottom edge of the display panel in the bottom of the display-assembly top cover and elevate the top of the panel with your hand.

  • Page 24

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual 1. Remove the hard drive. 2. Remove the display assembly. 3. Remove the display assembly bezel. 4. Remove the tape that covers the display panel connector. 5. Pull the top flex cable connector down and away to remove it from the display panel connector.

  • Page 25

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual Removing the 12.1-Inch Display Assembly Bezel NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets, and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.

  • Page 26

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual 6. Remove the M2 x 4-mm screw that secures the display-feed flex cable to the display assembly through the black plastic flex cable retention bracket (see "12.1-Inch Display Assembly Bezel and Panel").

  • Page 27

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets, and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.

  • Page 28: Removing The Display Assembly Latch

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual Display Assembly Latch NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets, and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.

  • Page 29: Hinge Covers

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual NOTICE: Do not remove the display assembly latch from 14.1-inch SXGA+ and 12.1-inch display panels. If the latch is damaged, replace the display-assembly top cover. Hinge Covers Removing the Hinge Covers Removing the Hinge Covers file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Latitude/c500-600/remove.htm (22 of 40) [2/28/2004 7:53:33 AM]...

  • Page 30: Replacing The Hinge Covers

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual 1. Remove the display assembly. 2. Rotate the hinges forward at an angle of approximately 90 degrees to the front of the display assembly. 3. To remove the hinge covers, slide them off of the hinges.

  • Page 31: Palmrest Assembly

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual 1. Attach the display assembly to the bottom case assembly. 2. Close the display assembly and snap the hinge covers in place over the hinges. NOTE: The right plastic hinge cover label includes an "R," and the left plastic hinge cover label includes an "L."...

  • Page 32: Removing The Palmrest Assembly

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual Removing the Palmrest Assembly Screws Removing the Palmrest Assembly NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets, and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.

  • Page 33

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual 3. Remove the display hinge cover and display assembly. 4. Turn the computer over and remove the three M2.5 x 12-mm screws that are labeled with a "circle P."...

  • Page 34: Microprocessor Thermal Cooling Assembly, Removing The Microprocessor Thermal Cooling Assembly

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual Microprocessor Thermal Cooling Assembly Microprocessor Thermal Cooling Assembly Removing the Microprocessor Thermal Cooling Assembly NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets, and remove any installed batteries.

  • Page 35: Removing The Hybrid Cooling Fan

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual 3. Turn the computer over, lift the keyboard up, rotate it forward toward the front of the computer, and place it face down on the palmrest. 4. Loosen the four captive screws securing the microprocessor thermal cooling assembly.

  • Page 36: Microprocessor Module

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual 2. Remove the keyboard assembly. 3. Remove the display assembly. 4. Remove the palmrest assembly. 5. Remove the thermal cooling assembly. 6. Remove the two M2.5 x 5-mm screws and one M2 x 3-mm screw that secure the hybrid cooling fan to the system board.

  • Page 37: Removing The Microprocessor Module, Replacing The Microprocessor Module

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual Removing the Microprocessor Module NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets, and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.

  • Page 38: Reserve Battery, Removing The Reserve Battery

    2. Tighten the ZIF socket by turning the cam screw clockwise to secure the microprocessor module to the system board assembly. 3. Update the BIOS using a flash BIOS update program diskette or CD. NOTE: For instructions to update or flash the BIOS, see the Dell Portable Computer BIOS Update Guide. Reserve Battery NOTICE: The reserve battery provides power to the computer's RTC and NVRAM when the computer is turned off.

  • Page 39: Replacing The Reserve Battery

    2. Position the reserve battery on the EMI shield next to the connector to minimize slack in the cable. 3. Update the BIOS using a flash BIOS update program diskette or CD. NOTE: For instructions to update or flash the BIOS, see the Dell Portable Computer BIOS Update Guide. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Latitude/c500-600/remove.htm (32 of 40) [2/28/2004 7:53:33 AM]...

  • Page 40: Speaker Assemblies, Removing The Speaker Assemblies

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual Speaker Assemblies The speakers are located on the front left and right sides of the bottom case assembly. Each speaker assembly is marked with a right or left label. Take note of the speaker cable routing in the bottom case assembly so you can replace it correctly.

  • Page 41

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual 1. Remove the hard drive. 2. Remove the keyboard assembly. 3. Remove the display assembly. 4. Remove the palmrest assembly. file:///F|/Service%20Manuals/Dell/Latitude/c500-600/remove.htm (34 of 40) [2/28/2004 7:53:33 AM]...

  • Page 42: Replacing The Speaker Assembly

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual 5. Disconnect the speaker interface cable connectors. NOTICE: Do not pull the antenna cable when removing the speaker (see "Speaker Assemblies"). 6. Remove the speaker assemblies by pulling them straight up and out of the bottom case assembly...

  • Page 43: Removing The System Board

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual Removing the System Board NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets, and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal on the computer.

  • Page 44: Replacing The System Board

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual bottom case assembly. The fan guard is located on the right of the bottom case assembly. System Board Assembly 11. Turn the bottom case assembly over and remove the M2.5 x 5-mm screw, which is identified by a white "circle B"...

  • Page 45

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual b. Replace the nine M2.5 x 5-mm screws, starting on the right side of the bottom case assembly. c. Replace the fan guard cover, inserting the tab into the bottom case assembly and replace the three M2.5 x 5-mm screws (see...

  • Page 46

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual Removing the Battery and Modular Bay Latch Assemblies NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets, and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.

  • Page 47

    Removing and Replacing Parts : Dell Latitude C600/C500 Series Service Manual Apply pressure to the latch and spring while unsnapping the snap tabs to prevent the latch assembly from coming loose from the case. If the latch assembly does come loose from the case: a.

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