Dell Latitude XT3 Heatsink & Fan Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Heatsink & Fan on your Latitude XT3 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 Latitude XT3 Heatsink & Fan.

Before you begin

Please take the time read the following safety guildlines when working on static sensitive electrical componets.
Dell repair manual service precautions

Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screwdriver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe
Latitude XT3 Heatsink amp; Fan

Video tutorial repair manual



Installation and Removal Instructions
Latitude XT3 Heatsink & Fan

Remove the battery.

Step 1

  • Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.
  • Remove the battery.
Remove the battery.Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.Slide the latch over to unlock the battery.
Slide the door down.

Step 2

  • Remove the screws.
  • Slide the door down.
  • Remove the access door.
Slide the door down.Remove the access door.Remove the screws.
Slide the hard drive out of the laptop.

Step 3

  • Remove the screws.
  • Slide the hard drive out of the laptop.
Slide the hard drive out of the laptop.Remove the screws.
Unsnap the & remove the bottom cover.

Step 4

  • Remove the screws.
  • Unsnap the & remove the bottom cover.
Unsnap the & remove the bottom cover.Remove the screws.Remove the screws.
Unplug the fan cable.

Step 5

  • Remove the screws.
  • Unplug the fan cable.
  • Remove the heatsink & fan.
Unplug the fan cable.Remove the heatsink & fan.Remove the screws.Remove the screws.

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