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


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the LCD Back Cover Assembly on your Dell Inspiron 1420 / Vostro 1400 (PP26L) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 13 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) LCD Back Cover Assembly.

Before you begin

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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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Video tutorial repair manual



Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell Inspiron 1420 / Vostro 1400 LCD Back Cover 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.
Remove the screw hole covers.

Step 7

  • Open the screen up as wide as possible.
  • Remove the screw hole covers.
Starting at the bottom, carefully unsnap the bezel working your way around the screen.

Step 8

  • Remove the 6 bezel screws.
  • Starting at the bottom, carefully unsnap the bezel working your way around the screen.
Starting at the bottom, carefully unsnap the bezel working your way around the screen. Remove the 6 bezel screws.
Unplug the camera cable.

Step 9

  • Remove the (2) 2.5mm x 5mm screws.
  • Unplug the camera cable.
Unplug the camera cable. Remove the (2) 2.5mm x 5mm screws.
Carefully lift the screen out of the back assembly.

Step 10

  • Unplug the LCD cable form the motherboard.
  • Carefully lift the screen out of the back assembly.
Carefully lift the screen out of the back assembly.
Unplug the WWAN antenna cables.

Step 11

  • 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 12

  • 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 back assembly off of the laptop base.

Step 13

  • Lift the back assembly off of the laptop base.

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