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Introdução

In this guide, we will show you how to remove and replace the heart sink assembly.

Peças

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  1. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Base Panel: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Working on an electrical device while plugged in can cause injury due to electrical shock. Ensure that all external power is disconnected from the device.

    • Close the device and turn the device over.

  2. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Remove (2) 5 mm Phillips head screws attaching the small access panel to the base using a Phillips # 1 screwdriver.

    • The (2) screws are attached to the base panel with retaining clips and won't completely detach from the panel.

  3. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 3 Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 3 Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the small access panel using a heavy duty spudger.

    • CAUTION: Solid-state drives are fragile. Exercise care when handling the hard drive.

    • CAUTION: To avoid data loss, do not remove the solid-state drive while the computer is in sleep or on state.

  4. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Pull Tab: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Using the pull tab, pivot the solid-state drive bracket and peel off the bracket from the tabs on the computer base.

  5. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Disconnecting the State Drive: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Using the pull tab, disconnect the solid-state drive cable from the system board.

  6. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Remove Screws: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the screws that secure the solid-state drive assembly to the computer base.

  7. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Solid-State Drive Assembly Lift: step 8, image 1 of 2 Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Solid-State Drive Assembly Lift: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • Lift the solid-state drive assembly off the computer base.

    • Make sure the screws are off the solid-state assembly.

  8. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Slide and Lift: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Slide and lift the solid-state drive off the solid-state assembly.

  9. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Replacing the Solid-State Drive: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • CAUTION: Solid-state drives are fragile. Exercise care when handling the hard drive.

    • Slide the new solid-state drive into the solid-state drive assembly.

  10. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Replace the Screw: step 11, image 1 of 1
    • Replace the screw that secures the solid-state drive assembly with the screw holes on the computer base.

  11. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Screw Align: step 12, image 1 of 1
    • Align the screw holes on the solid-state drive assembly with the screw holes on the computer base.

  12. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Screw Replacement: step 13, image 1 of 1
    • Replace the screws that secure the solid-state drive assembly to the computer base.

  13. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Connecting the Drive: step 14, image 1 of 1
    • Connect the solid-state drive cable to the system board.

  14. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Aligning Screws: step 15, image 1 of 1
    • Align the screws on the solid-state drive bracket with the screw holes on the solid-state drive assembly.

  15. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Replacing Screws: step 16, image 1 of 1
    • Replace the screws that secure the solid-state drive bracket to the solid-state drive assembly.

  16. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Disconnecting the Keyboard: step 17, image 1 of 1
    • WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer and follow the steps in Before Working Inside Your Computer. After working inside your computer, follow the instructions in After Working Inside Your Computer.

    • Lift the latches and disconnect the keyboard and keyboard-backlight cables from the system board

  17. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Removing the Screws: step 18, image 1 of 2 Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Removing the Screws: step 18, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the screws that secure the palm-rest assembly to the computer base.

  18. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Popping out the Palm-Rest Assembly: step 19, image 1 of 1
    • Lift the computer base slightly and push the release tabs on the palm-rest assembly until it pops out.

  19. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Turn the Computer Over: step 20, image 1 of 1
    • Turn the computer over and open the display as far as possible.

  20. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Prying the Edges: step 21, image 1 of 1
    • Using a plastic scribe, pry up along the edges of the palm-rest assembly.

  21. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Lifting the Palm-Rest Assembly: step 22, image 1 of 1
    • Gently lift the palm-rest assembly and turn it over.

  22. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Disconnecting the Power-Board Cable: step 23, image 1 of 2 Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Disconnecting the Power-Board Cable: step 23, image 2 of 2
    • Lift the connector latch and disconnect the power-button board cable from the system board.

    • Remove the Keyboard.

    • Remove the power-button board.

    • Remove the status-light board.

    • Remove the touchpad.

    • Replace the touchpad.

    • Replace the status-light board.

    • Replace the power-button board.

    • Replace the keyboard.

  23. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Connecting the Power-Button Board Cable: step 26, image 1 of 1
    • Connect the power-button board cable to the system board.

  24. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Aligning the Palm-Rest Assembly.: step 27, image 1 of 1
    • Align the palm-rest assembly on the computer base and snap it into place.

    • Close the display and turn the computer over.

    • Replace the screws that secure the palm-rest assembly to the computer base.

    • Connect the keyboard cable and the keyboard-backlight cable to the system board.

  25. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Disconnecting the Touchpad Cable: step 31, image 1 of 3 Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Disconnecting the Touchpad Cable: step 31, image 2 of 3 Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Disconnecting the Touchpad Cable: step 31, image 3 of 3
    • WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer and follow the steps in Before Working Inside Your Computer. After working inside your computer, follow the instructions in After Working Inside Your Computer.

    • Lift the connector latches and disconnect the touchpad cable and the status-light cable from the power-button board.

  26. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Peeling the Cables: step 32, image 1 of 1
    • Peel the touchpad cable and status-light cable off the keyboard bracket.

  27. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Removing the Keyboard Bracket: step 33, image 1 of 1
    • Lift the keyboard bracket off the palm-rest assembly.

  28. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Remove the Screws: step 34, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the screws that secure the keyboard to the palm-rest assembly.

  29. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Lifting the Keyboard: step 35, image 1 of 1
    • Slide and lift the keyboard, along with the cables, off the palm-rest assembly.

  30. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Aligning the Screw Holes: step 36, image 1 of 1
    • Align the screw holes on the NEW keyboard with the screw holes on the palm-rest assembly.

  31. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Replacing Screws: step 37, image 1 of 1
    • Replace the screws that secure the keyboard to the palm-rest assembly.

    • Align the screw holes on the keyboard bracket with the screw holes on the palm-rest assembly.

  32. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Replace the Screws: step 39, image 1 of 1
    • Replace the screws that secure the keyboard bracket to the palm-rest assembly.

  33. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Adhering the Cables: step 40, image 1 of 2 Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Adhering the Cables: step 40, image 2 of 2
    • Adhere the touchpad cable and status-light cable to the keyboard bracket.

  34. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Sliding the Cables: step 41, image 1 of 1
    • Slide the touchpad cable and the status-light cable into their respective connectors on the power-button board and press down the latches to secure the cables.

  35. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Remove the Screw: step 42, image 1 of 2 Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Remove the Screw: step 42, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the screw that secures the power-adapter port bracket to the power-adapter port.

  36. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Lift the Power-Adapter: step 43, image 1 of 1
    • Lift the power-adapter port bracket off the power-adapter port.

    • Release the power-adapter port from the computer base.

  37. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Disconnect the Speaker Cable: step 45, image 1 of 1
    • Disconnect the speaker cable from the system board.

  38. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Remove the Screws: step 46, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the screws that secure the system board to the computer base.

  39. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Slide and Lift the System-Board Assembly: step 47, image 1 of 1
    • Slide and lift the system-board assembly.

    • Turn the system-board assembly over.

  40. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Disconnect the Power-Adapter Port Cable: step 49, image 1 of 1
    • Disconnect the power-adapter port cable and remove the power-adapter port from the system board.

  41. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Connect the Power-Adapter Port Cable: step 50, image 1 of 1
    • Connect the power-adapter port cable to the system board.

    • Turn the system board over.

  42. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Replace the Screws: step 52, image 1 of 1
    • Replace the screws that secure the system board to the computer base.

  43. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Connect the Speaker Cable: step 53, image 1 of 1
    • Connect the speaker cable to the connector on the system board.

  44. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Align the Power-Adapter Port: step 54, image 1 of 1
    • Align the power-adapter port to the computer base.

    • Align the screw hole on the power-adapter port bracket with the screw hole on the power-adapter port.

    • Replace the screw that secures the power-adapter port bracket to the power-adapter port.

  45. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Disconnect the Fan Cables: step 57, image 1 of 1
    • Disconnect the fan cables from the connectors on the system board.

    • Turn the system board over.

  46. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Remove the Screws: step 59, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the screws that secure the heat-sink assembly to the system board.

  47. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Lift the Heat-Sink Assembly: step 60, image 1 of 1
    • Lift the heat-sink assembly off the system board.

  48. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Align the Screw Holes: step 61, image 1 of 1
    • Align the screw holes on the NEW heat-sink assembly with the screw holes on the system board.

  49. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Replace the Screws: step 62, image 1 of 1
    • Replace the screws that secure the heat-sink assembly to the system board.

    • Turn the system board over.

  50. Dell Alienware 13 Heart-Sink Assembly Replacement, Connect the Fan Cables: step 64, image 1 of 1
    • Connect the fan cables to the connectors on the system board.

Conclusão

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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