Dell XPS M1530 Heatsink / Fan Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Heatsink / Fan on your Dell XPS M1530 laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 4 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Dell XPS M1530 Heatsink / Fan.

Before you begin

Please take the time read the following safety guidelines when working on static sensitive electrical components.
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Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screw driver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

Dell Laptop Replacement Parts Needed

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XPS M1530 Cooling Fan

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell XPS M1530 Heatsink / Fan

Slide the latch to the left and slide the battery out of the laptop.

Step 1

  • Slide the latch to the left and slide the battery out of the laptop.
Lift the door away from the laptop.

Step 2

  • Loosen the 5 memory door cover screws.
  • Lift the door away from the laptop.
Loosen the heat sink screws.

Step 3

  • Unplug the fan.
  • Loosen the heat sink screws.
  • Remove the heat sink from the laptop.
Installation note 2: Tighten the heatsink screws in the order listed on the heatsink.

Step 4

  • 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.
  • Installation note 2: Tighten the heatsink screws in the order listed on the heatsink.

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