Dell XPS 13 (L321X) Ultrabook CPU Cooling Fan Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the CPU Cooling Fan on your Dell XPS 13 (L321X) Ultrabook laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 7 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Dell XPS 13 (L321X) Ultrabook CPU Cooling Fan.

Before you begin

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Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screwdriver
  • 1 x T5 star screwdriver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell XPS 13 (L321X) Ultrabook CPU Cooling Fan

Lift the base cover off of laptop.

Step 1

  • Remove the 10 base screws.
  • Lift the base cover off of laptop.
Unplug the battery.

Step 2

  • Unplug the battery.
Unplug the LED circuit board cable.

Step 3

  • Unplug the daughter board ribbon cable.
  • Unplug the LED circuit board cable.
Unplug the LED circuit board cable. Unplug the daughter board ribbon cable.
Remove the battery from the laptop.

Step 4

  • Remove the 8 battery screws.
  • Remove the battery from the laptop.
Unplug the DC Jack Cable.

Step 5

  • Unplug the DC Jack Cable.
Unplug the Fan Cable.

Step 6

  • Loosen the DC Jack Cable from around the fan.
  • Unplug the Fan Cable.
Unplug the Fan Cable. Loosen the DC Jack Cable from around the fan.
Remove the Fan from the ultrabook.

Step 7

  • Remove the 2 Fan Screws.
  • Remove the Fan from the ultrabook.

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