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Fan

Dell™ Vostro™ 1500 and Inspiron™ 1520/1521 Service Manual

  Removing the Fan

  Replacing the Fan



Removing the Fan

CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.
  1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.

  2. Remove the optical drive (see Removing the Optical Drive).

  3. Remove the hard drive (see Removing the Hard Drive).

  4. Remove the hinge cover (see Removing the Hinge Cover).

  5. Remove the keyboard (see Removing the Keyboard).

  6. Remove the display assembly (see Removing the Display Assembly).

  7. Remove the internal card with Bluetooth wireless technology, if installed (see Removing the Bluetooth Card).

  8. Remove the palm rest (see Removing the Palm Rest).

  9. Remove the graphics card assembly, if installed (see Removing the Graphics Card Assembly).

  10. Remove the processor thermal-cooling assembly (see Removing the Processor Thermal-Cooling Assembly).

  11. Disconnect the fan connector from the system board connector.

  12. Remove the two M2.5 x 5-mm screws that secure the fan to the base of the computer.

  13. Remove the fan.

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M2.5 x 5-mm screws (2)

2

fan

3

fan connector

 

 


Replacing the Fan

CAUTION: Before you begin the following procedure, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.
  1. Align the screw holes on the fan with the holes on the base of the computer.

  2. Replace the two M2.5 x 5-mm screws to secure the fan to the base of the computer.

  3. Connect the fan connector to the system board connector.

  4. Replace the processor thermal-cooling assembly (see Replacing the Processor Thermal-Cooling Assembly).

  5. Replace the graphics card assembly, if applicable (see Replacing the Graphics Card Assembly).

  6. Replace the palm rest (see Replacing the Palm Rest).

  7. Replace the internal card with Bluetooth wireless technology, if applicable (see Replacing the Bluetooth Card).

  8. Replace the display assembly (see Replacing the Display Assembly).

  9. Replace the keyboard (see Replacing the Keyboard).

  10. Replace the hinge cover (see Replacing the Hinge Cover).

  11. Replace the hard drive (see Replacing the Hard Drive).

  12. Replace the optical drive (see Replacing the Optical Drive).


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