Dell XPS M1330 Heat Sink / Cooling Fan Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Heat Sink / Cooling Fan on your Dell XPS M1330 laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 6 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Dell XPS M1330 Heat Sink / Cooling Fan.

Before you begin

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Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screwdriver
  • 1 x small flat head screwdriver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell XPS M1330 Heat Sink / Cooling Fan

Slide the battery away from the laptop.

Step 1

  • Flip the laptop over and slide the battery clip to the left.
  • Slide the battery away from the laptop.
Slide the battery away from the laptop. Flip the laptop over and slide the battery clip to the left.
Loosen the 3 memory door screws.

Step 2

  • Unscrew the (1) 2.5mm x 5mm screw.
  • Loosen the 3 memory door screws.
  • Lift the memory door off of the base.
Separate the memory clips and remove the memory.

Step 3

  • Separate the memory clips and remove the memory.
Separate the memory clips and remove the memory.Separate the memory clips and remove the memory.
Unplug the cooling fan.

Step 4

  • Unplug the cooling fan.
Lift the heat sink/fan away from the motherboard.

Step 5

  • Loosen the 5 heat sink screws.
  • Lift the heat sink/fan away from the motherboard.
Installation note 2: Tighten the heatsink screws in the order listed on the heatsink.

Step 6

  • Installation note 1: Make sure to replace thermal compound or thermal pads on the CPU and heatsink.
  • Installation note 2: Tighten the heatsink screws in the order listed on the heatsink.
  • **This image is used only as an example.**

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