In this guide, a user will be able to safely and correctly remove/replace the Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly (also known as CPU heatsink) on their Dell XPS M140 labtop, if needed. This Step-wise guide provides detailed imaging of disassembly, cautioning of notable components, and exact notations for accessing Dell XPS M140 Microprocessor Thermal-Cooling Assembly. .


No parts required.

The first step is to turn over the laptop
  • The first step is to turn over the laptop

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locate the slide lock for the battery.
  • locate the slide lock for the battery.

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  • Slide the lock and pull out the battery.

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  • Locate cooling module cover on the underside of the laptop

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  • Unscrew all screws that hold the cooling module cover in place

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  • Unscrew the screws holding the metal bracket in place

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  • Carefully remove the bracket and the module it is attached to.

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  • The inside should like this after it is removed

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

Brian Dougenik

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