Inspiron 1545 backlight problems Tags: Inspiron Laptops Last response: July 5, 2011 3:10 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share rkesslermd July 4, 2011 2:46:45 PM The backlight is extremely dim, almost non-visible screen contents. First time problem. More about : inspiron 1545 backlight problems Anonymous a b D Laptop July 4, 2011 8:22:27 PM This topic has been moved from the section Windows Vista to section Laptops & Notebooks by Grumpy9117 m 0 l frozenlead a b D Laptop July 4, 2011 10:09:17 PM So when the backlight goes off, can you still see the screen contents very faintly? This is indicative of an inverter problem. Replacing it is fairly easy and cheap. m 0 l Related resources Inspiron 1545 backlight problems - Forum Dell Inspiron 1545 Screen Backlight issue. - Forum Inspiron 1545: No boot, no beeps, no screen/backlight - Forum Inspiron 1545: No boot, no beeps, no screen/backlight - Forum Dell inspiron 1545 booting problems - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rkesslermd July 5, 2011 1:17:57 PM thanks for your help! Could you recommend any reliable sources for purchase and instructions for replacement or is it better done by a tech person? m 0 l frozenlead a b D Laptop July 5, 2011 3:10:23 PM It's not difficult to do. There are two cables on the board, one at either end - pull them both out, replace with new board, plug in cables. You do have to take your LCD assembly apart, but there's a guide at the top of this forum on doing so. You can get parts from this site: http://www.laptopaid.com/ They're generally pretty nice and get correct parts. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Dell inspiron 1545 dvd drive problem Forum Screen problem Inspiron 1545 Forum Dell inspiron 1545 boot problem Forum SolvedDell Inspiron 1545 Vertial Lines On LCD Forum SolvedUpgrading a laptop (Dell Inspiron 1545) Forum SolvedDell Inspiron 1545 BIOS password lock Forum Solveddo I have a bluetooth adapter on the dell Inspiron 1545 Forum SolvedUnable To Dectect WD Blue Hard Drive In Dell Inspiron 1545 Forum Solveddell inspiron 1545 with b156x202 v.0 screen very dim screen only view-able with flashlight Forum SolvedLaptop Won't turn on (Dell Inspiron 1545) Forum SolvedInspiron 1545 CPU Upgrade Forum Dell Inspiron 1545 blank screen Forum SolvedHow t remove bio password for dell inspiron 1545 Forum SolvedDownload dell inspiron 1545 web cam driver windows 7 Forum who repairs a dell inspiron 1545 dc power jack Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !