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Dell™ Inspiron™ M301Z/N301Z Service Manual
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.
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.
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).
To help prevent damage to the system board, remove the main battery (see
Removing the Hinge Caps
The hinge caps are extremely fragile. Be careful when removing the hinge caps to prevent damaging them.
1. Follow the instructions in
2. Remove the battery (see
3. Remove the module cover (see
4. Remove the memory module(s) (see
5. Remove the keyboard (see
6. Remove the palm rest (see
7. Remove the Bluetooth card (see
8. Using a plastic scribe, release the hinge caps from the display assembly.
hinge caps (2)
Replacing the Hinge Caps
Removing the Module
Removing the Memory
Removing the Palm
Removing the Bluetooth
Battery) before working inside the