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Vostro 14-5468 Owner's Manual

Removing the heatsink

  1. Follow the procedure in Before working inside your computer .
  2. Remove the:
    1. back cover

    2. battery

    3. system fan

  3. To remove the heatsink:
    1. Remove the screws that secure the heatsink module to the computer chassis.
      • NOTE: Loosen the screws in the order of the callout numbers [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]. Except for screws [5,6,7] the rest of the screws are retention screws and cannot be fully removed
    2. Remove the heatsink module from the slot on the system board [8].
    Figure displaying heatsink removal.

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