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
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).
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
To help prevent damage to the system board, remove the main battery
(see "Removing the Battery" on page 15) before working inside the computer.
Removing the Speakers
1 Follow the instructions in "Before You Begin" on page 9.
2 Follow the instructions from step 5 to step 14 in "Removing the System
Board" on page 65.
3 Make a note of the speakers cable routing and lift the speakers along with
the cable off the computer base.