Dell Latitude XT3 LCD Back Cover Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the LCD Back Cover on your Latitude XT3 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 XT3 LCD Back Cover.

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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Video tutorial repair manual



Installation and Removal Instructions
Latitude XT3 LCD Back Cover

Remove the battery.

Step 1

  • Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.
  • Remove the battery.
Remove the battery.Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.
Slide the door down.

Step 2

  • Remove the screws.
  • Slide the door down.
  • Remove the access door.
Slide the door down.Remove the access door.Remove the screws.
Slide the hard drive out of the laptop.

Step 3

  • Remove the screws.
  • Slide the hard drive out of the laptop.
Slide the hard drive out of the laptop.Remove the screws.
Unplug the antenna cables.

Step 4

  • Unplug the antenna cables.
Unplug the antenna cables.Unplug the antenna cables.
Unsnap the & remove the bottom cover.

Step 5

  • Remove the screws.
  • Unsnap the & remove the bottom cover.
Unsnap the & remove the bottom cover.Remove the screws.Remove the screws.
Loosen the antenna cables.

Step 6

  • Unplug & loosen the DC jack cable.
  • Loosen the antenna cables.
  • Unplug & loosen the display cables.
Loosen the antenna cables.Unplug & loosen the display cables.Unplug & loosen the DC jack cable.
Remove the LCD display assembly.

Step 7

  • Remove the hinge screws.
  • Remove the LCD display assembly.
Remove the LCD display assembly.Remove the hinge screws.
Using a flat head screwdriver, carefully unsnap the top & bottom LCD bezel.

Step 8

  • Open the laptop.
  • Using a flat head screwdriver, carefully unsnap the top & bottom LCD bezel.
Using a flat head screwdriver, carefully unsnap the top & bottom LCD bezel.Open the laptop.Open the laptop.Open the laptop.
Turn the circuit board over.

Step 9

  • Remove the screws.
  • Turn the circuit board over.
  • Unplug the cable.
  • Remove the circuit board.
Turn the circuit board over.Unplug the cable.Remove the circuit board.Remove the screws.
Turn the circuit board over.

Step 10

  • Remove the screws.
  • Turn the circuit board over.
  • Unplug the cable.
  • Remove the circuit board.
Turn the circuit board over.Unplug the cable.Remove the circuit board.Remove the screws.
Lift & turn the screen over.

Step 11

  • Remove the screws.
  • Lift & turn the screen over.
  • Unplug & loosen the cables.
  • Remove the screen.
Lift & turn the screen over.Unplug & loosen the cables.Remove the screen.Remove the screws.
Loosen the hinge.

Step 12

  • Remove the hinge screws.
  • Loosen the hinge.
  • Unsnap & remove the hinge cover.
Loosen the hinge.Unsnap & remove the hinge cover.Remove the hinge screws.
Feed the cables through and remove the hinge.

Step 13

  • Feed the cables through and remove the hinge.
Feed the cables through and remove the hinge.Feed the cables through and remove the hinge.
Unplug the cable.

Step 14

  • Remove the screw.
  • Unplug the cable.
  • Remove the camera.
Unplug the cable.Remove the camera.Remove the screw.Remove the screw.
Remove the LCD digitizer camera cable.

Step 15

  • Remove the LCD cable.
  • Remove the LCD digitizer camera cable.
Remove the LCD digitizer camera cable.Remove the LCD cable.
The remaining piece is the LCD back cover.

Step 16

  • The remaining piece is the LCD back cover.

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Latitude XT3 LCD Back Cover

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