Dell Inspiron 3520 LCD Cable Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the LCD Cable on your Inspiron 3520 laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 15 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Inspiron 3520 LCD Cable.

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
Inspiron 3520 LCD Cable

Slide the battery latch to the left and the battery out.

Step 1

  • Slide the locking latch over.
  • Slide the battery latch to the left and the battery out.
Slide the battery latch to the left and the battery out.Slide the locking latch over.
Under the battery, remove the hinge cover screw.

Step 2

  • Under the battery, remove the hinge cover screw.
Using a scribe or a flat head screw driver, carefully pry up the hinge cover.

Step 3

  • Carefully loosen the hinge cover clips.
  • Using a scribe or a flat head screw driver, carefully pry up the hinge cover.
Using a scribe or a flat head screw driver, carefully pry up the hinge cover.Carefully loosen the hinge cover clips.
Remove the 2 bottom hinge screws.

Step 4

  • Remove the 11 bottom palmrest screws.
  • Remove the 2 bottom hinge screws.
Remove the 2 bottom hinge screws.Remove the 11 bottom palmrest screws.
Press in the 4 keyboard clips to loosen the keyboard.

Step 5

  • Turn the laptop over and open it up.
  • Press in the 4 keyboard clips to loosen the keyboard.
Unplug the keyboard cable.

Step 6

  • Carefully lift the keyboard and turn it over.
  • Unplug the keyboard cable.
  • Unplug and loosen the antenna cables.
Unplug the keyboard cable.Unplug and loosen the antenna cables.
Loosen the 2 top palmrest screws. You will not be able to remove them completely.

Step 7

  • Loosen the 2 top palmrest screws. You will not be able to remove them completely.
Carefully unsnap and lift off the palmrest.

Step 8

  • Unplug the 2 palmrest cables.
  • Carefully unsnap and lift off the palmrest.
Unplug and loosen the LCD cable.

Step 9

  • Unplug and loosen the LCD cable.
Lift the screen away from the laptop base.

Step 10

  • Remove the 4 hinge screws.
  • Lift the screen away from the laptop base.
Carefully lift the edge and unsnap the LCD display bezel.

Step 11

  • Carefully lift the edge and unsnap the LCD display bezel.
Loosen the antenna cables from the routing channels on the right hinge.

Step 12

  • Loosen the LCD cable from the routing channels on the left hinge.
  • Loosen the antenna cables from the routing channels on the right hinge.
Loosen the antenna cables from the routing channels on the right hinge.Loosen the LCD cable from the routing channels on the left hinge.
Unplug the camera.

Step 13

  • Unplug the camera.
Carefully lift the screen out of the back assembly and turn it over.

Step 14

  • Remove the 6 screws that hold the screen to the back assembly.
  • Carefully lift the screen out of the back assembly and turn it over.
Unplug the ribbon cable.

Step 15

  • Unplug the ribbon cable.

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One Response to Dell Inspiron 3520 LCD Cable Removal and Installation

  1. Roy

    Excellent detail zipped right through it with this video

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