Dell Inspiron 1525/1526 CPU Processor Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the CPU Processor on your Dell Inspiron 1525 / 1526 laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 5 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Dell Inspiron 1525 / 1526 CPU Processor.

Before you begin

Please take the time read the following safety guildlines when working on static sensitive electrical componets.
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Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screw driver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

Video tutorial repair manual

Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell Inspiron 1525 / 1526 CPU Processor

Remove the battery.

Step 1

  • Remove the battery.

Unscrew the 8 screws holding the Access Door Cover.

Step 2

  • Access Door
  • Unscrew the 8 screws holding the Access Door Cover.
  • Remove the cover, starting from right to left.
Unscrew the 8 screws holding the Access Door Cover. Remove the cover, starting from right to left.

Remove the heat sink from the motherboard.

Step 3

  • Loosen the 5 retaining screws on the 1525/1526 heat sink.
  • Remove the heat sink from the motherboard.
Remove the heat sink from the motherboard. Loosen the 5 retaining screws on the 1525/1526 heat sink.

Lift out the CPU processor.

Step 4

  • Using a small flat head screw driver, turn the CPU processor’s locking screw counterclockwise, approximately 180 degrees, to unlock the CPU.
  • Lift out the CPU processor.
Lift out the CPU processor. Using a small flat head screw driver, turn the CPU processor’s locking screw counterclockwise, approximately 180 degrees, to unlock the CPU.

Installation note 2: Tighten the heatsink screws in the order listed on the heatsink.

Step 5

  • Installation note 1: Make sure to replace thermal compound or thermal pads on the CPU and heatsink.
  • Installation note 2: Tighten the heatsink screws in the order listed on the heatsink.
  • **This image is used only as an example.**

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