Introduction

A fan is included within a computer to help ensure it will not overheat. If the fan within your ASUS Vivobook S300CA-BB15T01 isn't working, please follow the steps below to replace it.

  1. Place the laptop upside down so that the bottom panel is facing upwards.
    • Place the laptop upside down so that the bottom panel is facing upwards.

  2. Unscrew the following 10 screws
    • Unscrew the following 10 screws

    • Eight 5 mm Phillips head screws

    • Two 10 mm Phillips head screws

  3. Carefully peel the panel off of the bottom of the laptop.
    • Carefully peel the panel off of the bottom of the laptop.

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  5. Remove the following 6 screws:
    • Remove the following 6 screws:

    • Two 5 mm screws holding the fan down.

    • Four 3 mm screws holding the heat sink down

    • Removing one of these screws voids the device's warranty.

  6. Carefully disconnect the only sliding connector by using a plastic opening tool to pry the connector out.
    • Carefully disconnect the only sliding connector by using a plastic opening tool to pry the connector out.

  7. Remove the fan and heat sink by lifting it upwards.
    • Remove the fan and heat sink by lifting it upwards.

  8. Remove the tape holding the fan and heat sink together. Before reassembly it is essential to clean off the old thermal paste from the processor and the heatsink and to apply new. How to apply thermal paste explains how.
    • Remove the tape holding the fan and heat sink together.

    • Before reassembly it is essential to clean off the old thermal paste from the processor and the heatsink and to apply new. How to apply thermal paste explains how.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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