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Dell Inspiron 15 7560 Fan Replacement

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  1. Dell Inspiron 15 7560 Fan Replacement, Fan: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Power off the laptop.

    • Place the laptop with the bottom facing upwards.

    • Remove eight 5 mm screws from the bottom of the laptop.

    • Loosen the three captive screws.

    • Use an iFixit opening tool to pry the bottom cover away from the laptop.

  2. Dell Inspiron 15 7560 Fan Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two screws from the fan.

  3. Dell Inspiron 15 7560 Fan Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 Dell Inspiron 15 7560 Fan Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the black insulating tape from the fan connector.

    • Pinch the sides of the white fan connector with your thumb and index fingernail and pull it out of its socket.

    • Remove the fan from the laptop.

    • Save the insulating tape for reinstallation.

  4. Dell Inspiron 15 7560 Fan Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Dell Inspiron 15 7560 Fan Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Place the new fan in the laptop.

    • Plug the cable connector into its socket on the motherboard.

    • Replace the two screws around the fan.

  5. Dell Inspiron 15 7560 Fan Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Before replacing the bottom cover, start the computer to check if the cooling fan is installed successfully.

  6. Dell Inspiron 15 7560 Fan Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Power down the computer.

    • Reassemble the bottom cover.

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