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Inspiron 8500/8600 and Latitude D800/D805

This alert is not reflected in any current training material, but is important for providing information and service to the product.

Name of Change

Over tightening the heat sink

Description of Change

Over tightening the heat sink can cause processor failure.

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A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer.NOTE: This documents highlights the Inspiron 8500/8600 and Latitude D800/D805 hardware. For details about the chassis, system tear down, and BIOS, please consult the DCSE Inspiron 8500 training material at: dcse.dell.com


Processor Heat Sink

The following section outlines the steps for properly tightening the processor heat sink.

Replacing the Processor Heat Sink
1.

Before removing the processor heat sink:

  • Remove the AC power.
  • Remove the battery.
  • Remove the keyboard bezel.
  • Remove the keyboard.
  • 2.Ensure the heat sink is seated properly before tightening the four screws.

    Loosen the four captive screws
    3.Correct depth for the captive screws on the heat sink.

    4.Incorrect depth for the captive screws on the heat sink.

    Rotate the screw counter clock wise to relase