Dell Inspiron 17-3785 (P35E002) Display Cable Removal Tutorial


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Display Cable on your Inspiron 17-3785 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 Inspiron 17-3785 Display Cable.

Before you begin

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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
Inspiron 17-3785 Display Cable

Unscrew and remove DVD Drive (1 x

Step 1

Unscrew and remove DVD Drive (1 x Unscrew and remove DVD Drive (1 x Unscrew and remove DVD Drive (1 x
Remove bottom base screws (7 x M2.5 x 7mm)(2 x

Step 2

Remove bottom base screws (7 x M2.5 x 7mm)(2 x Remove bottom base screws (7 x M2.5 x 7mm)(2 x Remove bottom base screws (7 x M2.5 x 7mm)(2 x Remove bottom base screws (7 x M2.5 x 7mm)(2 x
Separate and remove Bottom Base.

Step 3

Separate and remove Bottom Base.Separate and remove Bottom Base.
Unscrew and disconnect  Battery (4 x

Step 4

Unscrew and disconnect  Battery (4 x Unscrew and disconnect  Battery (4 x Unscrew and disconnect  Battery (4 x
Unscrew bracket and disconnect WLAN Card (1 x

Step 5

Unscrew bracket and disconnect WLAN Card (1 x Unscrew bracket and disconnect WLAN Card (1 x Unscrew bracket and disconnect WLAN Card (1 x Unscrew bracket and disconnect WLAN Card (1 x
Disconnect and remove display cable.

Step 6

  • Disconnect and remove display cable.
Unscrew and lift display hinges (5 x M2.5 x 5mm).

Step 7

  • Unscrew and lift display hinges (5 x M2.5 x 5mm).
Unscrew and lift display hinges (5 x M2.5 x 5mm).Unscrew and lift display hinges (5 x M2.5 x 5mm).Unscrew and lift display hinges (5 x M2.5 x 5mm).Unscrew and lift display hinges (5 x M2.5 x 5mm).
Remove Display Assembly.

Step 8

Gently pry apart and remove Display Bezel.

Step 9

Gently pry apart and remove Display Bezel.Gently pry apart and remove Display Bezel.
Unscrew and turn over screen (4 x M2 x 3mm).

Step 10

  • Unscrew and turn over screen (4 x M2 x 3mm).
  • Disconnect and remove screen.
Unscrew and turn over screen (4 x M2 x 3mm).Disconnect and remove screen.Unscrew and turn over screen (4 x M2 x 3mm).
Unscrew and remove left hinge (1 x M2 x 2mm)(4 x

Step 11

Unscrew and remove left hinge (1 x M2 x 2mm)(4 x Unscrew and remove left hinge (1 x M2 x 2mm)(4 x Unscrew and remove left hinge (1 x M2 x 2mm)(4 x
Unscrew and remove right hinge (1 x M2 x 2mm)(4 x

Step 12

Unscrew and remove right hinge (1 x M2 x 2mm)(4 x Unscrew and remove right hinge (1 x M2 x 2mm)(4 x Unscrew and remove right hinge (1 x M2 x 2mm)(4 x
Disconnect and remove display cable.

Step 13

  • Disconnect and remove display cable.
Disconnect and remove display cable.Disconnect and remove display cable.

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Inspiron 17 3785 Display Cable

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