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Introduction

Simple and clear steps for replacing the cooling fan / CPU heat sink assembly on an Acer C720-2420 Chromebook.

  1. Place your Chromebook upside down. Utilizing the precision magnetized Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove all thirteen 6.5 mm Phillips screws that secure the back cover.
    • Place your Chromebook upside down.

    • Utilizing the precision magnetized Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove all thirteen 6.5 mm Phillips screws that secure the back cover.

    • Before doing anything, make sure your Acer Chromebook is completely turned off.

  2. Use the plastic opening tool to carefully remove the bottom.
    • Use the plastic opening tool to carefully remove the bottom.

  3. Remove the two 3.6 mm Phillips screws holding the battery in place. Remove the two 3.6 mm Phillips screws holding the battery in place.
    • Remove the two 3.6 mm Phillips screws holding the battery in place.

  4. Disconnect the connector that attaches the battery to the Chromebook with a pair of pliers or tweezers. Alternatively, you could use your hands, as it may be difficult to unhook the connector.
    • Disconnect the connector that attaches the battery to the Chromebook with a pair of pliers or tweezers.

    • Alternatively, you could use your hands, as it may be difficult to unhook the connector.

  5. Remove the battery.
    • Remove the battery.

  6. Remove the six 4.7 mm Phillips screws that secure the fan. Remove the six 4.7 mm Phillips screws that secure the fan.
    • Remove the six 4.7 mm Phillips screws that secure the fan.

  7. Disconnect these cables from the motherboard using the tweezers. Alternatively, you may use your hands. Pull out the fan.
    • Disconnect these cables from the motherboard using the tweezers.

    • Alternatively, you may use your hands.

    • Pull out the fan.

Conclusion

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

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