Introduction

This guide will assist you to remove the cooling fan from your Asus G501JW-BHI7N12 in order to replace it. A faulty fan could be causing overheating issues in your laptop, so replacing your fans or cleaning the dust out from the fans could be a good way to cool your laptop down.

Attach anti static wrist strap to your hand and clip to the laptop case.
  • Attach anti static wrist strap to your hand and clip to the laptop case.

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Unscrew and remove the four 5mm Phillips #0 screws from the cooling fan.
  • Unscrew and remove the four 5mm Phillips #0 screws from the cooling fan.

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Remove 4 pin connector from mother board.
  • Remove 4 pin connector from mother board.

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Slide cooling fan out from underneath the copper heat sink.
  • Slide cooling fan out from underneath the copper heat sink.

  • The cooling fan will be clipped to the case, we suggest pulling it toward the front of the case. Using the spudger can be helpful to work the fan loose.

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One of the fans will have a connector that partially covers it.  Pull the connector loose by flipping up the plastic clamps on both ends and follow steps 2-4.
  • One of the fans will have a connector that partially covers it. Pull the connector loose by flipping up the plastic clamps on both ends and follow steps 2-4.

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Conclusion

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

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