Dell XPS 15z L511z Heatsink Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Heatsink on your Dell XPS 15z L511z laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 5 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Dell XPS 15z L511z Heatsink .

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

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XPS 15z L511z Heatsink

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell XPS 15z L511z Heatsink

Remove the SD card blank.

Step 1

  • Remove the SD card blank.
  • Use a scribe or a flat head screwdriver to carefully unsnap the bezel.
Remove the SD card blank.Use a scribe or a flat head screwdriver to carefully unsnap the bezel.
Remove the screws under the bezel (2 x M2 x 5mm).

Step 2

  • Remove the screws under the bezel (2 x M2 x 5mm).
  • Remove the base screws (8 x M2 x 5mm).
  • Carefully lift and unsnap the base cover from the laptop.
Remove the screws under the bezel (2 x M2 x 5mm).Remove the base screws (8 x M2 x 5mm).
Remove the battery screws (6 x M2.5 x 5mm).

Step 3

  • Remove the battery screws (6 x M2.5 x 5mm).
  • Unplug the battery.
Remove the battery screws (6 x M2.5 x 5mm).Unplug the battery.
Loosen the heatsink screws (cannot be removed).

Step 4

  • Loosen the heatsink screws (cannot be removed).
  • Remove the heatsink.
Installation note 2: Tighten the heatsink screws in the order listed on the heatsink.

Step 5

  • 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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