Dell Latitude 3588 (P79G002) Palmrest Removal & Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Palmrest on your Latitude 3588 laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 16 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Latitude 3588 Palmrest.

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 3588 Palmrest

Unscrew and remove Access Door (10 x

Step 1

Unscrew and remove Access Door (10 x Unscrew and remove Access Door (10 x Unscrew and remove Access Door (10 x
Unscrew and disconnect Battery (3 x

Step 2

Unscrew and disconnect Battery (3 x Unscrew and disconnect Battery (3 x Unscrew and disconnect Battery (3 x
Use thin object to pry apart and turn over keyboard.

Step 3

  • Use thin object to pry apart and turn over keyboard.
  • Disconnect and remove Keyboard.
Use thin object to pry apart and turn over keyboard.Disconnect and remove Keyboard.Use thin object to pry apart and turn over keyboard.
Disconnect motherboard cables.

Step 4

  • Disconnect motherboard cables.
Unscrew and disconnect Cooling Fan (2 x

Step 5

Unscrew and disconnect Cooling Fan (2 x Unscrew and disconnect Cooling Fan (2 x Unscrew and disconnect Cooling Fan (2 x
Unscrew and remove Heatsink (captive screws).

Step 6

  • Unscrew and remove Heatsink (captive screws).
Unscrew and remove Heatsink (captive screws).Unscrew and remove Heatsink (captive screws).
Unscrew and disconnect Hard Drive (2 x M2.5 x 5mm).

Step 7

  • Unscrew and disconnect Hard Drive (2 x M2.5 x 5mm).
Unscrew and disconnect Hard Drive (2 x M2.5 x 5mm).Unscrew and disconnect Hard Drive (2 x M2.5 x 5mm).Unscrew and disconnect Hard Drive (2 x M2.5 x 5mm).
Disconnect and remove Speakers.

Step 8

  • Disconnect and remove Speakers.
Disconnect and remove Speakers.Disconnect and remove Speakers.
Unscrew then remove bracket and disconnect antenna cables (1 x M2 x 3mm).

Step 9

  • Unscrew then remove bracket and disconnect antenna cables (1 x M2 x 3mm).
  • Remove WLAN Card.
Unscrew then remove bracket and disconnect antenna cables (1 x M2 x 3mm).Remove WLAN Card.Unscrew then remove bracket and disconnect antenna cables (1 x M2 x 3mm).Unscrew then remove bracket and disconnect antenna cables (1 x M2 x 3mm).
Unscrew then disconnect bracket and display cable (1 x M2 x 3mm).

Step 10

  • Unscrew then disconnect bracket and display cable (1 x M2 x 3mm).
Unscrew then disconnect bracket and display cable (1 x M2 x 3mm).Unscrew then disconnect bracket and display cable (1 x M2 x 3mm).Unscrew then disconnect bracket and display cable (1 x M2 x 3mm).
Unscrew and remove Display Assembly (3 x

Step 11

Unscrew and remove Display Assembly (3 x Unscrew and remove Display Assembly (3 x Unscrew and remove Display Assembly (3 x
Unscrew and disconnect DC Jack (1 x M2 x 5mm).

Step 12

  • Unscrew and disconnect DC Jack (1 x M2 x 5mm).
Unscrew and disconnect DC Jack (1 x M2 x 5mm).Unscrew and disconnect DC Jack (1 x M2 x 5mm).Unscrew and disconnect DC Jack (1 x M2 x 5mm).
Unscrew and disconnect VGA/USB Circuit Board (1 x M2 x 5mm).

Step 13

  • Unscrew and disconnect VGA/USB Circuit Board (1 x M2 x 5mm).
Unscrew and disconnect VGA/USB Circuit Board (1 x M2 x 5mm).Unscrew and disconnect VGA/USB Circuit Board (1 x M2 x 5mm).Unscrew and disconnect VGA/USB Circuit Board (1 x M2 x 5mm).
Unscrew and remove Power Button.

Step 14

  • Unscrew and remove Power Button.
Unscrew and remove Power Button.Unscrew and remove Power Button.
Unscrew and disconnect Motherboard (3 x

Step 15

Unscrew and disconnect Motherboard (3 x Unscrew and disconnect Motherboard (3 x
The remaining piece is the Palmrest.

Step 16

  • The remaining piece is the Palmrest.
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