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Dell™ OptiPlex™ 760 Service Manual

  Heat Sink Assembly



Heat Sink Assembly

WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information, see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.
WARNING: To guard against electrical shock, always unplug your computer from the electrical outlet before removing the computer cover.

Removing the Heat Sink Assembly

  1. Loosen the captive screws on each side of the heat sink assembly.

WARNING: Despite having a plastic shield, the heat sink assembly may be very hot during normal operation. Be sure that it has had sufficient time to cool before you touch it.
  1. Rotate the heat sink assembly upward, and remove the assembly from the computer.
    Lay the heat sink down on its top.

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heat sink assembly

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captive screw housing (2)

Installing the Heat Sink Assembly

  1. Place the heat sink assembly back onto the heat-sink assembly bracket.

  2. Rotate the heat sink assembly down towards the computer base and tighten the two captive screws.

CAUTION: Ensure that the heat sink assembly is correctly seated and secure.

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heat sink assembly

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heat-sink assembly bracket

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captive screw housing (2)

 

 

  1. Replace the computer cover (see Replacing the Computer Cover).


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