Dell Precision M3800 (P31F001) CPU Fan Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the CPU Fan on your Precision M3800 (P31F001) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 3 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Precision M3800 (P31F001) CPU 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

Dell Laptop Replacement Parts Needed

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Precision M3800 CPU Fan

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Precision M3800 (P31F001) CPU Fan

Lift open badge door and remove screws (2 x M2.5 x 6mm).

Step 1

  • Lift open badge door and remove screws (2 x M2.5 x 6mm).
  • Unscrew and remove Bottom Base (10 X 2mm x 3mm T5 Torx).
Lift open badge door and remove screws (2 x M2.5 x 6mm).Unscrew and remove Bottom Base (10 X 2mm x 3mm T5 Torx).Lift open badge door and remove screws (2 x M2.5 x 6mm).Lift open badge door and remove screws (2 x M2.5 x 6mm).
Unscrew battery (4 x M2.5 x 5mm).

Step 2

Unscrew battery (4 x M2.5 x 5mm).Disconnect and remove Battery.Unscrew battery (4 x M2.5 x 5mm).
Unscrew fan (1 x M2 x 3mm).

Step 3

Unscrew fan (1 x M2 x 3mm).Disconnect and remove CPU Fan.Unscrew fan (1 x M2 x 3mm).

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