Dell Vostro 14-3446 (P52G001) Heatsink & Fan Removal & Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Heatsink & Fan on your Vostro 14-3446 (P52G001) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 9 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Vostro 14-3446 (P52G001) 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 screwdriver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

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Video tutorial repair manual



Installation and Removal Instructions
Vostro 14-3446 (P52G001) Heatsink & Fan

Slide over tabs and remove Battery.

Step 1

  • Slide over tabs and remove Battery.
Slide over tabs and remove Battery.Slide over tabs and remove Battery.
Unscrew and remove Access Door (1 x

Step 2

Unscrew and remove Access Door (1 x Unscrew and remove Access Door (1 x
Unscrew and slide out Hard Drive (1 x

Step 3

Unscrew and slide out Hard Drive (1 x Unscrew and slide out Hard Drive (1 x
Disconnect antenna cables.

Step 4

Disconnect antenna cables.Unscrew and remove WLAN Card (1 x Disconnect antenna cables.
Remove Bottom Base screws (8 x

Step 5

Press in tabs to separate and turn over Keyboard.

Step 6

  • Press in tabs to separate and turn over Keyboard.
  • Disconnect and remove keyboard.
Press in tabs to separate and turn over Keyboard.Disconnect and remove keyboard.Press in tabs to separate and turn over Keyboard.
Unscrew palmrest (3 x M2.5 x 5mm).

Step 7

Unscrew palmrest (3 x M2.5 x 5mm).Disconnect and remove Palmrest.Unscrew palmrest (3 x M2.5 x 5mm).Unscrew palmrest (3 x M2.5 x 5mm).
Disconnect motherboard cables.

Step 8

  • Disconnect motherboard cables.
  • Unscrew and remove motherboard (2 x M2.5 x 5mm).
Disconnect motherboard cables.Unscrew and remove motherboard (2 x M2.5 x 5mm).Disconnect motherboard cables.
Disconnect heatsink & fan.

Step 9

  • Disconnect heatsink & fan.
  • Unscrew and remove Heatsink & Fan (Captive screws).
Disconnect heatsink & fan.Unscrew and remove Heatsink & Fan (Captive screws).Disconnect heatsink & fan.

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