Dell Latitude E6400 LCD Ribbon Cable Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the LCD Ribbon Cable on your Dell Latitude E6400 laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 10 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Dell Latitude E6400 LCD Ribbon Cable.

Before you begin

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Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screw driver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

Dell Laptop Replacement Parts Needed

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Latitude E6400 LCD Cable

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell Latitude E6400 LCD Ribbon Cable

Step 1

  • Slide the battery latches over and slide the battery up.
Remove the (2) 3mm x 3mm hard drive screws

Step 2

  • Loosen the access panel door cover screw.
  • Remove the (2) 3mm x 3mm hard drive screws
  • Slide the door down and lift it off of the laptop.
Remove the (2) 3mm x 3mm hard drive screwsSlide the door down and lift it off of the laptop.Loosen the access panel door cover screw.
Slide the hinge covers up and lift them off of the laptop base.

Step 3

  • Unscrew the (2) 2.5mm x 5mm screws on the left and right hinge covers.
  • Slide the hinge covers up and lift them off of the laptop base.
Slide the hinge covers up and lift them off of the laptop base.Unscrew the (2) 2.5mm x 5mm screws on the left and right hinge covers.
Unscrew the (2) 2.5mm x x5mm hinge screws.

Step 4

  • Loosen the antenna cables and disconnect the LCD cable.
  • Unscrew the (2) 2.5mm x x5mm hinge screws.
  • Turn the laptop over, open the LCD, and lift it off of the base.
Unscrew the (2) 2.5mm x x5mm hinge screws.Turn the laptop over, open the LCD, and lift it off of the base.
**Tech note: The E6400 has multiple screen types and configurations(CCFL, LED, with and without camera, Electronic Privacy View [EPV], and different resolutions for the screens). Before purchasing LCD back assemblies, LCD bezels, LCD Cables, and LCD screens you should confirm the part numbers.

Step 5

  • Carefully remove the bezel by unsnapping it around the edge of the screen. Go slowly, they can be difficult to remove.
  • **Tech note: The E6400 has multiple screen types and configurations(CCFL, LED, with and without camera, Electronic Privacy View [EPV], and different resolutions for the screens). Before purchasing LCD back assemblies, LCD bezels, LCD Cables, and LCD screens you should confirm the part numbers.
Lift the LCD screen away from the bask assembly and lay it face down.

Step 6

  • Remove the (4) 2.5mm x 5mm LCD screen screws.
  • Lift the LCD screen away from the bask assembly and lay it face down.
Unplug the LCD inverter or converter.

Step 7

  • Disconnect the LCD ribbon cable.
  • Unplug the LCD inverter or converter.
Unplug the LCD inverter or converter.Disconnect the LCD ribbon cable.
Remove the (2) 2mm x 3mm screws on the Ambient Light Sensor (ALS).

Step 8

  • Pivot the left hinge up and slide the LCD ribbon cable out.
  • Remove the (2) 2mm x 3mm screws on the Ambient Light Sensor (ALS).
Unscrew the camera screw.

Step 9

  • Unplug the LCD ribbon cable from the inverter.
  • Unscrew the camera screw.
Unscrew the camera screw.  Unplug the LCD ribbon cable from the inverter.
Remove the LCD cable from the back assembly.

Step 10

  • Slide the camera up and unplug the camera cable.
  • Remove the LCD cable from the back assembly.
Latitude E6400 LCD Cable

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