Dell Inspiron 1521 (PP22L) LCD Cable Removal & Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the LCD Cable on your Inspiron 1521 (PP22L) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 9 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Inspiron 1521 (PP22L) LCD 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 1521 LCD Cable

Slide the battery latches over to unlock the battery.

Step 1

  • Slide the battery latches over to unlock the battery.
  • Slide the Battery out of the laptop.
Slide the battery latches over to unlock the battery.Slide the Battery out of the laptop.Slide the battery latches over to unlock the battery.
Turn the laptop over & open it up.

Step 2

  • Turn the laptop over & open it up.
  • Using a small flat head screwdriver, pry up and remove the LCD bezel Screw Covers.
Remove the 6 - M2.5 x 4.5mm screws.

Step 3

  • Remove the 6 - M2.5 x 4.5mm screws.
  • Carefully pry up & remove the LCD Bezel, working you way around the edge of the screen.
Remove the 6 - M2.5 x 4.5mm screws.Carefully pry up & remove the LCD Bezel, working you way around the edge of the screen.Remove the 6 - M2.5 x 4.5mm screws.
Unplug the camera cable.

Step 4

  • Unplug the camera cable.
Remove the 4 - M2 x 3mm screws on the left edge of the screen.

Step 5

  • Remove the 4 - M2 x 3mm screws on the left edge of the screen.
  • Remove the 4 - M2 x 3mm screws on the right edge of the screen.
  • Carefully lift the screen and lay it on the keyboard.
Remove the 4 - M2 x 3mm screws on the left edge of the screen.Remove the 4 - M2 x 3mm screws on the right edge of the screen.
Unplug the LCD cable.

Step 6

  • Unplug the LCD cable.
  • Unplug the Inverter cable.
Unplug the LCD cable.Unplug the Inverter cable.
Remove the LCD Screen.

Step 7

Remove the LCD Screen.Remove the LCD Screen.
Carefully pry up & unsnap the Power Button Cover, starting on the right and working your way left.

Step 8

  • Carefully pry up & unsnap the Power Button Cover, starting on the right and working your way left.
Carefully pry up & unsnap the Power Button Cover, starting on the right and working your way left.Carefully pry up & unsnap the Power Button Cover, starting on the right and working your way left.Carefully pry up & unsnap the Power Button Cover, starting on the right and working your way left.
Loosen the LCD cable screw.

Step 9

  • Loosen the LCD cable screw.
  • Unplug & loosen the cable.
  • Remove the LCD Cable.
Loosen the LCD cable screw.Unplug & loosen the cable.Remove the LCD Cable.Loosen the LCD cable screw.

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