Dell Inspiron 11-3157 (P20T003) 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 Inspiron 11-3157 (P20T003) 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 Inspiron 11-3157 (P20T003) 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
Inspiron 11 3157 Heatsink amp; Fan

Video tutorial repair manual



Installation and Removal Instructions
Inspiron 11-3157 (P20T003) Heatsink & Fan

Remove the 9 - M2.5 x 6mm screws.

Step 1

  • Remove the 9 - M2.5 x 6mm screws.
  • Carefully pry up and unsnap the bottom cover.
Remove the 9 - M2.5 x 6mm screws.Carefully pry up and unsnap the bottom cover. Remove the 9 - M2.5 x 6mm screws.
Remove the Bottom Cover.

Step 2

Remove the Bottom Cover.Remove the Bottom Cover.
Remove the 3 - M2.5 x 3mm screws.

Step 3

  • Remove the 3 - M2.5 x 3mm screws.
  • Unplug & loosen the hard drive cable.
Remove the 3 - M2.5 x 3mm screws.Unplug & loosen the hard drive cable.
Remove the Battery.

Step 4

Remove the Battery.Remove the Battery.
Unplug the fan cable.

Step 5

  • Unplug the fan cable.
  • Loosen the heatsink screws.
  • Remove the Heatsink Fan. ***Clean the heatsink and reapply thermal compound before installing the heatsink.***
Unplug the fan cable.Loosen the heatsink screws.Remove the Heatsink Fan. ***Clean the heatsink and reapply thermal compound before installing the heatsink.***

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