Dell Inspiron 15-3552 (P47F003) 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 15-3552 (P47F003) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 14 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Inspiron 15-3552 (P47F003) Heatsink / Fan.

Before you begin

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Tools needed for this laptop repair

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

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Video tutorial repair manual



Installation and Removal Instructions
Inspiron 15-3552 (P47F003) Heatsink / Fan

Unlock the battery.

Step 1

  • Unlock the battery.
  • Lift the Battery out of the laptop.
Unlock the battery.Lift the Battery out of the laptop.Unlock the battery.
Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.

Step 2

Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.Pry up and remove the Access Door.Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.Remove the 2 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.
Unplug the antenna cables.

Step 3

Unplug the antenna cables.Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.Remove the Wireless WLAN Card.
Unplug the cable.

Step 4

Unplug the cable.Remove the 4 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.Remove the Hard Drive.
Unplug the speaker cable.

Step 5

  • Unplug the speaker cable.
Remove the 1 - M2.5 x 2.5mm Wafer screw.

Step 6

Remove the 1 - M2.5 x 2.5mm Wafer screw.Remove the 9 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.
Press in the keyboard latches and loosen the keyboard.

Step 7

  • Press in the keyboard latches and loosen the keyboard.
Press in the keyboard latches and loosen the keyboard. Press in the keyboard latches and loosen the keyboard. Press in the keyboard latches and loosen the keyboard.
Unplug the keyboard cable.

Step 8

  • Unplug the keyboard cable.
  • Remove the Keyboard.
Unplug the keyboard cable.Remove the Keyboard.
Unplug the power button cable.

Step 9

  • Unplug the power button cable.
  • Unplug the touchpad cable.
  • Remove the 7 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.
Unplug the power button cable.Unplug the touchpad cable.Remove the 7 - M2.5 x 5mm screws.
Carefully unsnap & remove the Palmrest Touchpad.

Step 10

Carefully unsnap & remove the Palmrest Touchpad.Carefully unsnap & remove the Palmrest Touchpad.Carefully unsnap & remove the Palmrest Touchpad.
Loosen the display cable tape.

Step 11

  • Loosen the display cable tape.
  • Unplug the display cable.
Loosen the display cable tape.Unplug the display cable.
Unplug the USB circuit board cable.

Step 12

  • Unplug the USB circuit board cable.
  • Unplug the DC jack cable.
Unplug the USB circuit board cable.Unplug the DC jack cable.
Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.

Step 13

  • Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.
  • Remove the motherboard.
Remove the 1 - M2 x 3mm screw.Remove the motherboard.
Turn the motherboard over.

Step 14

  • Turn the motherboard over.
  • Unplug the fan cable.
  • Loosen the screws.
  • Remove & clean the Heatsink / Fan.
Turn the motherboard over.Unplug the fan cable.Loosen the screws.Remove & clean the Heatsink / Fan.

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