Dell XPS 15-9550 (P56F001) Heatsink Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Heatsink on your XPS 15-9550 (P56F001) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 4 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your XPS 15-9550 (P56F001) Heatsink.

Before you begin

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Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screwdriver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

Dell Laptop Replacement Parts Needed

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XPS 15 9550 Heatsink

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Installation and Removal Instructions
XPS 15-9550 (P56F001) Heatsink

Remove the 10 - M2 x 3mm Torx screws.

Step 1

  • Remove the 10 - M2 x 3mm Torx screws.
  • Remove the screws under the badge door.
Remove the 10 - M2 x 3mm Torx screws.Remove the screws under the badge door.Remove the 10 - M2 x 3mm Torx screws.
Unsnap & remove the Bottom Base Cover.

Step 2

Unsnap & remove the Bottom Base Cover.Unsnap & remove the Bottom Base Cover.
Unplug the battery cable.

Step 3

  • Unplug the battery cable.
Remove the 4 - M2 x 3mm screws.

Step 4

  • Remove the 4 - M2 x 3mm screws.
  • Remove & Clean the Heatsink.
  • ***Reapply new thermal compound before reinstalling the heatsink***
Remove the 4 - M2 x 3mm screws.Remove & Clean the Heatsink.

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