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					Clean the Cooling Fan in Dell Latitude D600
                Laptop PC

                      If your laptop runs slowly, or shuts down on its own without any
                      warning, most likely it happens because of overheating. The
                      overheating is usually caused by dirty fan or dust-clogged heat sink.
                      This article will show you how to remove and clean the cooling fan
                      and heat sink in a Dell Latitude D600 laptop.




Steps
  1. 1



                              Remove the battery.

                              Remove the battery.

  2. 2



                              Remove the CD-ROM

                              Remove the CD-ROM.

  3. 3



    Remove 9 marked screws

    Remove 9 marked screws.

  4. 4
                              Remove the switch cover

                              Lift up the switch cover with a flat screw driver, and
  continue to remove the switch cover with your fingers.

5. 5



                              Remove 2 marked screws

                              Remove 2 marked screws.



6. 6



                              Remove the keyboard

                              Lift up the keyboard, and disconnect the keyboard
                              cable from the motherboard.

7. 7



                              Remove LCD cable

                              Remove the 3 red-marked screws, and remove the
                              yellow-marked screw and disconnect the LCD cable
                              from the motherboard, then remove the whole LCD
                              assembly.

8. 8



  Remove the 3 red-marked screws, then disconnect the yellow-marked touch pad cable
  from the motherboard.

  Remove the 3 red-marked screws, then disconnect the yellow-marked touch pad
  cable from the motherboard.

9. 9
                                 Remove the top cover

                                 Remove the top cover.


                                    10. 10



                                 Loosen 4 marked screws

                                 Loosen the 4 marked screws with the sequence from 1
                                 to 4.

11. 11



                                 Remove the heat sink

                                 Lift up and remove the heat sink.

                                    12. 12



                                 Disconnect fan cable

                                 Remove the 2 red-marked screws, then disconnect the
                                 yellow-marked fan cable from the motherboard.

                                    13. 13



   Remove the fan

   Lift up and remove the fan.

14. 14
   Clean using compressed air

   Clean the area using compressed air.

15. 15



                                Clean the fan




   Clean the heat sink

   Clean the fan and the heat sink using Q-tips and compressed air.

16. 16

   Re-assemble the laptop with reversed sequence from step 1 to 13.

				
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