Dell Inspiron 15-7548 (P41F-001) 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 Inspiron 15-7548 (P41F-001) 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 Inspiron 15-7548 (P41F-001) CPU Cooling Fan.

Before you begin

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Tools needed for this laptop repair

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

Dell Laptop Replacement Parts Needed

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Inspiron 15 7548 CPU Cooling Fan

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Inspiron 15 (7548) CPU Cooling Fan

Loosen the top screws (6 x M2.5 x 5mm).

Step 1

  • Loosen the top screws (6 x M2.5 x 5mm).
  • Loosen the captive screws (cannot be removed).
  • Remove the access door.
Loosen the top screws (6 x M2.5 x 5mm).Loosen the captive screws (cannot be removed).Remove the access door.Loosen the top screws (6 x M2.5 x 5mm).
Remove the battery screws (5 x M2 x 4mm).

Step 2

  • Remove the battery screws (5 x M2 x 4mm).
  • Lift the battery & turn it over.
  • Unplug & remove the battery cable.
  • Remove the battery.
Remove the battery screws (5 x M2 x 4mm).Lift the battery & turn it over.Unplug & remove the battery cable.Remove the battery.
Unplug the LCD cable.

Step 3

  • Unplug the LCD cable.
  • Loosen the LCD cable.
Unplug the LCD cable.Loosen the LCD cable.
Unplug the fan cable.

Step 4

  • Unplug the fan cable.
  • Remove the fan screws (2 x M2 x 5mm).
  • Remove the fan.
Unplug the fan cable.Remove the fan screws (2 x M2 x 5mm).Remove the fan.Unplug the fan cable.

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  • RandyF

    Lots of people, myself included, have noticed that the fans on this laptop are noisy, mine especially so at lower speeds. It sounds almost as if its touching something, and therefore has a fast clicking sound, like every blade is touching the cover, or some other part.