Mobility

Dell Streak Teardown

LCD display Ribbon cable

The large ribbon cable with the bar code sticker is likely for the LCD display. It is connected to the main PCB via a gated connector and is attached to the metal shields beneath it with double-sided tape. Once you've released the cable from the connector, gently lift it away from the metal shields.

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