Introduction

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. .

Parts

No parts required.

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

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

  3. Slide the lock and pull out the battery. Slide the lock and pull out the battery.
    • Slide the lock and pull out the battery.

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  5. Locate cooling module cover on the underside of the laptop
    • Locate cooling module cover on the underside of the laptop

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

  7. Unscrew  the screws holding the metal bracket in place Unscrew  the screws holding the metal bracket in place
    • Unscrew the screws holding the metal bracket in place

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

  9. The inside should like this after it is removed
    • The inside should like this after it is removed

Conclusion

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

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