Dell Latitude 5288 (P27S001) Back Cover Removal & Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Back Cover on your Latitude 5288 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 5288 Back Cover.

Before you begin

Please take the time read the following safety guidelines when working on static sensitive electrical components.
Dell repair manual service precautions

Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screwdriver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

Video tutorial repair manual



Installation and Removal Instructions
Latitude 5288 Back Cover

Unscrew and remove Bottom Base (8 x captive screws).

Step 1

Unscrew and remove Bottom Base (8 x captive screws).Unscrew and remove Bottom Base (8 x captive screws).Unscrew and remove Bottom Base (8 x captive screws).
Unscrew and disconnect Battery (1 x captive screws).

Step 2

  • Unscrew and disconnect Battery (1 x captive screws).
Unscrew and disconnect Battery (1 x captive screws).Unscrew and disconnect Battery (1 x captive screws).Unscrew and disconnect Battery (1 x captive screws).Unscrew and disconnect Battery (1 x captive screws).
Unscrew and remove bracket (1 x M2 x 3mm).

Step 3

Unscrew and remove bracket (1 x M2 x 3mm).Disconnect and remove WLAN Card.Unscrew and remove bracket (1 x M2 x 3mm).Unscrew and remove bracket (1 x M2 x 3mm).
Unscrew and remove bracket (1 x M2 x 5mm).

Step 4

  • Unscrew and remove bracket (1 x M2 x 5mm).
  • Disconnect display cable.
Unscrew and remove bracket (1 x M2 x 5mm).Disconnect display cable.Unscrew and remove bracket (1 x M2 x 5mm).
Unscrew and remove Display Assembly (4 x

Step 5

Unscrew and remove Display Assembly (4 x Unscrew and remove Display Assembly (4 x
Use fingers to pry apart and remove Display Bezel.

Step 6

Use fingers to pry apart and remove Display Bezel.Use fingers to pry apart and remove Display Bezel.
Unscrew and remove Hinge Covers (2 x M2.5 x 3mm).

Step 7

  • Unscrew and remove Hinge Covers (2 x M2.5 x 3mm).
Unscrew and remove Hinge Covers (2 x M2.5 x 3mm).Unscrew and remove Hinge Covers (2 x M2.5 x 3mm).
Unscrew and remove Display Hinges (6 x

Step 8

Unscrew and remove Display Hinges (6 x Unscrew and remove Display Hinges (6 x
Disconnect and remove Web Camera.

Step 9

Disconnect and remove Web Camera.
Unscrew and turn over screen (2 x M2 x 2mm).

Step 10

Unscrew and turn over screen (2 x M2 x 2mm).Disconnect Screen.Unscrew and turn over screen (2 x M2 x 2mm).
Remove Display Cable.

Step 11

  • Remove Display Cable.
The remaining piece is the LCD Back Cover.

Step 12