Reassembly of the Thermal Sensor

I've been reading the guides for replacing the left and right thermal sensors as well as the guide for replacing the heat sink.

Anyways, I notice that in the last steps of removing the left and right thermal senors, the guides say to,

  • Peel back the orange Kapton tape covering the left/right thermal sensor.
  • Use a spudger to pry the left thermal sensor off the heat sink/lower case.

So, when I reassemble my laptop, what do I use to reattach the sensors to the heat sink/lower case.

When the term "pry" is uses, it seems as if there's some kind of glue holding it on. If this is the case, what kind of glue is it and where can I get it?

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Usually that glue stays on the sensor and you just have to press it back on. If you keep your fingers off the Kapton tape it can be used. I've never has to replace the glue on any heat sensor.

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Great! Thanks. I just wanted to be sure of the step before I actually go through with this.


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I have the same question, what to do if the glue is gone?

What type of glue or tape to use?

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