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Dell XPS 15 9570 Heat Sink Replacement

What you need

  1. Dell XPS 15 9570 Heat Sink Replacement, Base Cover: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Make sure your device is powered off and unplugged before starting

    • Flip the device over so the base cover of the computer is facing upwards.

  2. Dell XPS 15 9570 Heat Sink Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 3 Dell XPS 15 9570 Heat Sink Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 3 Dell XPS 15 9570 Heat Sink Replacement: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Using a Torx T5 screwdriver, remove the ten 3 mm screws on the back.

  3. Dell XPS 15 9570 Heat Sink Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 Dell XPS 15 9570 Heat Sink Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Flip open the system badge and with a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the two 8.5 mm screws.

  4. Dell XPS 15 9570 Heat Sink Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Lift the back cover off of the device.

  5. Dell XPS 15 9570 Heat Sink Replacement, Battery: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the four 4 mm screws holding the battery in place.

  6. Dell XPS 15 9570 Heat Sink Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Use the iFixit opening tool to disconnect the battery connector from the motherboard.

  7. Dell XPS 15 9570 Heat Sink Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • With your hands, pick up and remove the battery from the system.

  8. Dell XPS 15 9570 Heat Sink Replacement, Heat Sink: step 8, image 1 of 2 Dell XPS 15 9570 Heat Sink Replacement, Heat Sink: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • Use the Phillips #00 to remove the three (without graphics card) or four (with graphics card) 3 mm screws that connect the heat sink to the system board.

  9. Dell XPS 15 9570 Heat Sink Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Lift the heat sink from the device. The thermal paste may have dried and make this handling more complicated, be careful.

Conclusion

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

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