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 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. Related resources Inspiron 1545 backlight problems - Forum Inspiron 1545 : No boot, no beeps, no screen/ backlight - Forum Inspiron 1545 : No boot, no beeps, no screen/ backlight - Forum Screen problem Inspiron 1545 - Forum Screen problem Inspiron 1545 - 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? 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumInspiron 1545 user manual ForumDell inspiron 1545 display adapter driver ext ForumDell Inspiron 1545 Power Pin Forum[Dell]My Dell Inspiron 1545 Laptop is running extremely hot. ForumDell inspiron 1545 no error code \ ForumInspiron 1545 only powers on after clearing CMOS following repair ForumInspiron 1545 : Webcam not recognized Forum[Solved] Dell inspiron 1545 bios password removal ForumGaming laptop under 1000 Forum[Solved] Do you have problems with Nvidia Optimus & choice of two ? ForumDell Inspiron N4010 locks up ForumAnyone have problems with the Lenovo y560? ForumAcer Aspire One Happy: LCD Backlight visible through back cover ForumLaptop Problems ForumDell inspiron 1545 and bios settings More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !