Dell Inspiron 1420/Vostro 1400 (PP26L) LCD Display Assembly Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Complete LCD Display Assembly on your Dell Inspiron 1420 / Vostro 1400 (PP26L) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 9 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Dell Inspiron 1420 / Vostro 1400 (PP26L) Complete LCD Display Assembly.

Before you begin

Please take the time read the following safety guidelines when working on static sensitive electrical components.
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Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screwdriver
  • 1 x small flat head screwdriver
  • 1 x plastic scribe (optional)

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell Inspiron 1420 / Vostro 1400 Complete LCD Display Assembly

Slide the battery out.

Step 1

  • Slide the 2 battery latches towards the outside of the laptop.
  • Slide the battery out.
Remove the (2) 2.5mm x 8mm hinge screws on the back of the laptop.

Step 2

  • Remove the (2) 2.5mm x 8mm hinge screws on the bottom of the laptop.
  • Remove the (2) 2.5mm x 8mm hinge screws on the back of the laptop.
Remove the (2) 2.5mm x 8mm hinge screws on the back of the laptop. Remove the (2) 2.5mm x 8mm hinge screws on the bottom of the laptop.
Using a flat head screw driver pry up the power button cover starting on the right side and work your way to the left.

Step 3

  • Turn the laptop over an open it up.
  • Using a flat head screw driver pry up the power button cover starting on the right side and work your way to the left.
Using a flat head screw driver pry up the power button cover starting on the right side and work your way to the left. Turn the laptop over an open it up.
Carefully lift the keyboard up and position it above the power button.

Step 4

  • Unscrew the (2) 2mm x 3mm screws.
  • Carefully lift the keyboard up and position it above the power button.
Carefully pivot up the blue latch on the keyboard cable connector and slide the cable out.

Step 5

  • Carefully pivot up the blue latch on the keyboard cable connector and slide the cable out.
Remove the left and right hinge covers.

Step 6

  • Remove the left and right hinge covers.
Unplug the WWAN antenna cables.

Step 7

  • Unplug the WLAN antenna cables.
  • Unplug the WWAN antenna cables.
Unplug the WWAN antenna cables. Unplug the WLAN antenna cables.
Loosen the media button circuit board and remove the antenna cables from under it.

Step 8

  • Remove the 2mm x 3mm screw on the media button circuit board.
  • Loosen the media button circuit board and remove the antenna cables from under it.
Loosen the media button circuit board and remove the antenna cables from under it. Remove the 2mm x 3mm screw on the media button circuit board.
Lift the LCD display assembly away from the laptop.

Step 9

  • Unplug the LCD cable.
  • Lift the LCD display assembly away from the laptop.

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