Introduction

The Cooling fan is used to remove heat from the laptop so it is not hot to the touch and does not burn the motherboard.

Power off your Dell Inspiron 14-7437 before disassembling. Remove the eight 4.5 mm screws on the back panel of the device using the Phillips 1 Screwdriver.
  • Power off your Dell Inspiron 14-7437 before disassembling.

  • Remove the eight 4.5 mm screws on the back panel of the device using the Phillips 1 Screwdriver.

  • The two 4.5 mm screws in the center under the rubber mount cannot be removed, but can be loosened.

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Pry open the back cover using a spudger and slide it along the under the cover. Pry open the back cover using a spudger and slide it along the under the cover.
  • Pry open the back cover using a spudger and slide it along the under the cover.

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Remove the two 2.5 mm screws holding the battery in place using the J000 Phillips Head Screwdriver. Remove the two 2.5 mm screws holding the battery in place using the J000 Phillips Head Screwdriver.
  • Remove the two 2.5 mm screws holding the battery in place using the J000 Phillips Head Screwdriver.

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Disconnect the ribbon cables from the motherboard.
  • Disconnect the ribbon cables from the motherboard.

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Lift up and remove the Lithium-Polymer Battery.
  • Lift up and remove the Lithium-Polymer Battery.

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Remove the two 2.5 mm screws using a J000 Phillips Head Screwdriver. Remove the two 2.5 mm screws using a J000 Phillips Head Screwdriver.
  • Remove the two 2.5 mm screws using a J000 Phillips Head Screwdriver.

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Pull up on the wire and remove the Cooling Fan. Pull up on the wire and remove the Cooling Fan.
  • Pull up on the wire and remove the Cooling Fan.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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