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Dell XPS 720 H2C Card Fan Replacement
Dell XPS 720 H2C Card Fan Replacement
Removing and installing the card fan for the Dell XPS 720 H2C.
Written By: Graham Bultema
INTRODUCTION
This guide will show you how to remove and install the card fan from the Dell XPS 720 H2C.
The procedure may be a little troublesome and so extra patience may be needed.
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Dell XPS 720 H2C Card Fan Replacement
Step 1 — Cover Panel
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Remove the cover panel on the side of the computer by pulling out the latch on the back
panel and pulling the panel downwards towards the ground.
Step 2 — Card Fan
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The card fan is located at the bottom left corner of the computer.
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Remove the cable connecting the fan to the motherboard.
 You will have to push a tiny lever on top of the connector and pull the cable to the left at
the same time to remove the cable from the motherboard.
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Step 3
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Disconnect the fan from the cage housing by pressing down on the release triggers and
pushing them to the right.
Step 4
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Slide each corner of the fan cage off of the rubber grommets attached to the fan.
 The rubber grommets may be difficult to remove. You have to squeeze the base of the
grommet and pull the cage apart at the same time. The grommets should be pulled apart
one at a time.
To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.
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