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Dell Inspiron 15-5567 CPU Fan Replacement

What you need

  1. Dell Inspiron 15-5567 CPU Fan Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 1 of 3 Dell Inspiron 15-5567 CPU Fan Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 2 of 3 Dell Inspiron 15-5567 CPU Fan Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Orient the laptop with the back cover facing upward and the INSPIRON engraving reads legible (not flipped).

    • Remove 13 M2.5x8mm screws using a Philips #0 screwdriver.

    • Remove two M2x4mm screws using the same screwdriver.

  2. Dell Inspiron 15-5567 CPU Fan Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 Dell Inspiron 15-5567 CPU Fan Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Insert the blue plastic opening tool into the crease of the CD driver, and pop it open.

    • Slide the rest of it out with your hand.

  3. Dell Inspiron 15-5567 CPU Fan Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 3 Dell Inspiron 15-5567 CPU Fan Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 3 Dell Inspiron 15-5567 CPU Fan Replacement: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Remove three M2x2mm screws underneath the CD driver with the same Philips #0 screwdriver.

    • Place the blue plastic opening tool in the crease of the cover and push it upward to open the back cover.

    • Grab the corners of the cover firmly and lift it up.

    • Some parts are weaker than others; open it gently from corners.

  4. Dell Inspiron 15-5567 CPU Fan Replacement, CPU Fan: step 4, image 1 of 3 Dell Inspiron 15-5567 CPU Fan Replacement, CPU Fan: step 4, image 2 of 3 Dell Inspiron 15-5567 CPU Fan Replacement, CPU Fan: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • Remove four M2.5x5mm screws from the fan using a Philips #0 screwdriver.

    • The four screws over the processor will not come off all the way, they'll just loosen up.

    • Remove the other four M2x3mm screws using a Philips #0 screwdriver.

    • Gently disconnect the fan cable from the motherboard using the blue plastic opening tool.

  5. Dell Inspiron 15-5567 CPU Fan Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Lift the fan and its components up and remove it.

Conclusion

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

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One Comment

Warning, under the fan, a thin cable going to the CD drive was stuck with tape. I was able to remove it, but the connector did pull out of the motherboard, which took a bit of fiddling to get connected again.

Craig Treptow - Reply

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