Dell Precision M6700 (P22F001) GPU Heatsink Removal & Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the GPU Heatsink on your Dell Precision M6700 laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 14 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Dell Precision M6700 GPU Heatsink.

Before you begin

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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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Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell Precision M6700 GPU Heatsink

Slide locking mechanism to the side to release Battery.

Step 1

  • Slide locking mechanism to the side to release Battery.
Slide locking mechanism to the side to release Battery.Slide locking mechanism to the side to release Battery.
Unscrew then slide over Base Cover to remove it from laptop (2 x

Step 2

Unscrew then slide over Base Cover to remove it from laptop (2 x Unscrew then slide over Base Cover to remove it from laptop (2 x
Use fingers to gently unsnap and remove Keyboard Bezel.

Step 3

Use fingers to gently unsnap and remove Keyboard Bezel.Use fingers to gently unsnap and remove Keyboard Bezel.
Unscrew and disconnect Bluetooth Module (1 x

Step 4

Unscrew and disconnect Bluetooth Module (1 x Unscrew and disconnect Bluetooth Module (1 x
Unscrew and turn over Keyboard (5 x

Step 5

  • Unscrew and turn over Keyboard (5 x M2 x 3mm).
  • Gently pull up securing clip to disconnect cable from motherboard.
Unscrew and turn over Keyboard (5 x Gently pull up securing clip to disconnect cable from motherboard.Unscrew and turn over Keyboard (5 x
Unscrew and slide out DVD Drive (1 x

Step 6

Unscrew and slide out DVD Drive (1 x Unscrew and slide out DVD Drive (1 x
Remove hard drive screws (4 x M3 x 5mm).

Step 7

  • Remove hard drive screws (4 x M3 x 5mm).
  • Unscrew and slide over locking mechanism to release hard drive (1 x M2 x 3mm).
Remove hard drive screws (4 x M3 x 5mm).Unscrew and slide over locking mechanism to release hard drive (1 x M2 x 3mm).Remove hard drive screws (4 x M3 x 5mm).Remove hard drive screws (4 x M3 x 5mm).
Unscrew and remove caddy (1 x M2.5 x 5mm)(3 x

Step 8

Unscrew and remove caddy (1 x M2.5 x 5mm)(3 x Unscrew and remove caddy (1 x M2.5 x 5mm)(3 x Unscrew and remove caddy (1 x M2.5 x 5mm)(3 x
Unscrew and disconnect Palmrest (20 x M2.5 x 5mm)(3 x

Step 9

Unscrew and disconnect Palmrest (20 x M2.5 x 5mm)(3 x Unscrew and disconnect Palmrest (20 x M2.5 x 5mm)(3 x Unscrew and disconnect Palmrest (20 x M2.5 x 5mm)(3 x Unscrew and disconnect Palmrest (20 x M2.5 x 5mm)(3 x
Use fingers to pry apart and remove Palmrest.

Step 10

  • Use fingers to pry apart and remove Palmrest.
Use fingers to pry apart and remove Palmrest.Use fingers to pry apart and remove Palmrest.
Disconnect display cable

Step 11

  • Disconnect display cable
Unscrew and remove Heatsink (captive screws).

Step 12

  • Unscrew and remove Heatsink (captive screws).
Unscrew and remove Heatsink (captive screws).Unscrew and remove Heatsink (captive screws).
Unscrew and disconnect GPU Cooling Fan (2 x

Step 13

Unscrew and disconnect GPU Cooling Fan (2 x Unscrew and disconnect GPU Cooling Fan (2 x Unscrew and disconnect GPU Cooling Fan (2 x
Unscrew and remove GPU Heatsink (captive screws).

Step 14

Unscrew and remove GPU Heatsink (captive screws).Unscrew and remove GPU Heatsink (captive screws).

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