information that shipped with your computer and follow the steps in
"Before You Begin" on page 9. For additional safety best practices
information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/
Align the screw holes on the palm rest assembly with the screw holes on the
Replace the screws that secure the palm rest assembly to the computer base.
Connect the touch pad cable, LVDS cable, and Media Card Reader cable to the
connectors on the system board.
Replace the status light board. See "Replacing the Status Light Board" on page 63.
Replace the display assembly. See "Replacing the Display Assembly" on page 60.
Replace the power button board. See "Replacing the Power Button Board" on
Replace the keyboard. See "Replacing the Keyboard" on page 48.
Replace the center control cover. See "Replacing the Center Control Cover" on
Turn the computer over and replace the screws that secure the palm rest assembly
to the computer base.
Replace the compartment door. See "Replacing the Compartment Door" on page 15.
Replace the battery pack. See "Replacing the Battery Pack" on page 13.
Replace any cards or blank that you removed from the 9-in-1 Media Card Reader.
Follow the instructions in "After Working Inside Your Computer" on page 11.
Replacing the Palm Rest Assembly
Replacing the Palm Rest
Before working inside your computer, read the safety