Dell Latitude XT2 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 Latitude XT2 laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 12 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Latitude XT2 LCD Cable.

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 plastic scribe

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Latitude XT2 LCD Cable

Slide the battery out of the laptop.

Step 1

  • Slide the latches over.
  • Slide the battery out of the laptop.
Slide the battery out of the laptop.Slide the latches over.
Remove the door.

Step 2

  • Loosen the screws.
  • Remove the door.
Remove the door.Loosen the screws.
Unplug the antenna cables.

Step 3

  • Unplug the antenna cables.
Remove the hinge cover.

Step 4

  • Remove the screws.
  • Remove the hinge cover.
Remove the hinge cover.Remove the screws.
Remove the rear hinge screws.

Step 5

  • Turn the laptop over.
  • Remove the rear hinge screws.
Using a flat head screwdriver or a scribe, pry up the hinge cover, starting on the right side and moving left.

Step 6

  • Open the laptop.
  • Using a flat head screwdriver or a scribe, pry up the hinge cover, starting on the right side and moving left.
Using a flat head screwdriver or a scribe, pry up the hinge cover, starting on the right side and moving left.Open the laptop.
Carefully lift the keyboard up & unplug the keyboard cables.

Step 7

  • Remove the screws.
  • Carefully lift the keyboard up & unplug the keyboard cables.
  • Remove the keyboard.
Carefully lift the keyboard up & unplug the keyboard cables.Remove the keyboard.Remove the screws.
Loosen the antenna cables.

Step 8

  • Unplug the display cable.
  • Loosen the antenna cables.
Loosen the antenna cables.Unplug the display cable.
Remove the display assembly.

Step 9

  • Remove the bottom hinge screws.
  • Remove the display assembly.
Remove the display assembly.Remove the bottom hinge screws.
Remove the screws on the bottom of the screen.

Step 10

  • Remove the screw covers.
  • Remove the screws on the bottom of the screen.
Remove the screws on the bottom of the screen.Remove the screw covers.
Unsnap the bezel, working you way around the screen.

Step 11

  • Remove the screws on both sides of the screen.
  • Unsnap the bezel, working you way around the screen.
  • The bezel is glued down, it will be difficult to pry up. You might need to slide a scribe under the edge of the bezel to get it started.
Unsnap the bezel, working you way around the screen.The bezel is glued down, it will be difficult to pry up. You might need to slide a scribe under the edge of the bezel to get it started.
Unplug the cables.

Step 12

  • Unsnap the hinge cover.
  • Unplug the cables.
  • Slide the LCD cable through the hinge.
Unplug the cables.Slide the LCD cable through the hinge.Unsnap the hinge cover.

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