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Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement

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  1. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement, Bottom Cover: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Make sure to turn off and unplug your laptop before starting.

    • Turn over the laptop so that the bottom is facing upwards, and the Inspiron logo is upside-down.

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    • Remove the seven 7 mm screws from the bottom using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

    • Loosen the two captive back corner screws using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

    • The two corner screws are not removable. A clicking sounds indicates that the screw is fully loosened.

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    • Slide an iFixit opening tool underneath the right side USB port and the keyboard.

    • Gently trace the iFixit opening tool along the entire outer rim of the laptop, carefully applying an upwards pressure.

    • Be careful not to force open the plate or push too much off without loosening the other sides. This can cause the bottom cover to crack.

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    • Gently pry off the bottom cover from the laptop.

    • Use the iFixit opening tool to loosen any spots you may have missed from Step 3.

  5. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement, Battery: step 5, image 1 of 2 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement, Battery: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the four 3.5 mm screws holding the battery down with a JIS #0 screwdriver.

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    • Detach the motherboard connector tab from the top left of the battery.

    • Remove the battery from the device.

    • Be sure to carefully wiggle the connector out from the battery socket. Ripping it out too forcefully could damage the socket.

  7. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement, Fan: step 7, image 1 of 3 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement, Fan: step 7, image 2 of 3 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement, Fan: step 7, image 3 of 3
    • Loosen the four captive 3.5 mm screws securing the heat sink to the motherboard using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

    • Remove the CPU plate cover from the motherboard and safely place it off to the side.

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    Tool used on this step:
    Tweezers
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    • Remove the two 3.5 mm screws from the fan with a JIS #0 screwdriver.

    • Detach the fan connector from the motherboard using a pair of tweezers.

  9. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 2 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement: step 9, image 2 of 2
    • Gently lift the fan from the device and de-thread the LCD display cable.

    • Remove the fan from the device.

  10. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement, DC Jack: step 10, image 1 of 2 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement, DC Jack: step 10, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the three 6 mm screws holding down the screen hinge in the upper right corner using a JIS #0 screwdriver.

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    • Grasp the screen hinge and lift it up.

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    Tool used on this step:
    Tweezers
    $4.99
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    • Lift up the sticker covering the DC jack connector using tweezers.

    • Using tweezers, detach the motherboard connector and lift the jack out of place.

    • Remove the DC jack from the laptop.

  13. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement, Wi-Fi Card: step 13, image 1 of 3 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement, Wi-Fi Card: step 13, image 2 of 3 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement, Wi-Fi Card: step 13, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the single 3 mm screw that holds down the Wi-Fi card using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

    • Remove the Wi-Fi card from the motherboard.

  14. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement, Display Assembly: step 14, image 1 of 2 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement, Display Assembly: step 14, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the four 6 mm screws from the hinge in the upper left corner with a JIS #0 screwdriver.

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    • Grab the hinge and push upwards.

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    Tool used on this step:
    Tweezers
    $4.99
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    • Use tweezers to peel off the sticky label covering the display cable port.

    • Use tweezers to unlatch the cable.

    • Grasp the display cable firmly and remove it.

  17. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement: step 17, image 1 of 2 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement: step 17, image 2 of 2
    • Lift the underside of the device and slightly open the laptop.

    • Pull the bottom half of the device off of the hinges.

  18. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement, Screen: step 18, image 1 of 2 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement, Screen: step 18, image 2 of 2
    • Use an opening tool to pry along the edges of the screen from the top plate.

  19. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement: step 19, image 1 of 2 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement: step 19, image 2 of 2
    • Lift and pull the frame from the display.

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    • Remove the eight 3 mm screws from the screen using a JIS #0 screwdriver.

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    • Lift the screen and slide it outwards.

    • Flip over the screen so the back of it is facing upwards.

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    Tool used on this step:
    Tweezers
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    • Use a pair of tweezers to detach the cable connector from the screen.

  23. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement: step 23, image 1 of 1
    • Grasp the display cable firmly and remove it.

  24. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement, Display Cable: step 24, image 1 of 3 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement, Display Cable: step 24, image 2 of 3 Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement, Display Cable: step 24, image 3 of 3
    Tool used on this step:
    Tweezers
    $4.99
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    • De-thread the wire from the top plate frame.

    • Grasp the connector with tweezers.

    • Pull the connector out from the socket.

  25. Dell Inspiron 15 5584 Display Cable Replacement: step 25, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the display cable.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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