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Asus G73JH-RBBX05 Fan Replacement

What you need

  1. Asus G73JH-RBBX05 Fan Replacement, Keyboard: step 1, image 1 of 2 Asus G73JH-RBBX05 Fan Replacement, Keyboard: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Locate the 5 clips located at the top of the keyboard. Insert a metal spudger into the clip openings on the keyboard to remove the keyboard.

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    • Before fully removing the keyboard, remove the back lighting cable and keyboard data strip.

    • In order to remove these cables, push forward the black retention clips and pull out the cables.

  3. Asus G73JH-RBBX05 Fan Replacement, Fan: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the 4mm screws located under the keyboard with the PH0 screwdriver.

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    • Using a PH0 screwdriver, remove the two, 4mm screws .

    • Using either your finger or a plastic opening tool, remove the back panel.

  5. Asus G73JH-RBBX05 Fan Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Using the PH0 screwdriver, remove the nine, 4mm screws on the bottom of the laptop.

    • You must remove the two, 4mm screws located under the battery. Remove the battery by following these steps: Asus G73JH-RBBX05 Battery Replacement

  6. Asus G73JH-RBBX05 Fan Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Using a metal spudger, remove the back cover of the laptop.

    • Apply constant force in order to unhinged the panel.

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    • Remove the four, 4mm screws located on both of the hinges using the PH0 screwdriver and flip open the device.

    • Make sure you do this step for both the left and right hinges.

  8. Asus G73JH-RBBX05 Fan Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 2 Asus G73JH-RBBX05 Fan Replacement: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • Using a metal pry tool, remove the base cover

    • Once the cover is completely unhinged, don't forget to detach the strips connected to the motherboard.

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    • Locate the fan and remove the three 2mm screws with the PH0 screwdriver.

    • Before removing the fan, disconnect the cable.

Conclusion

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

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One Comment

Some steps missing, regarding screws to remove: 1 screw that holds optical drive; once that is removed, 2 screws in the drive compartment; 2 screws in the battery compartment; 3 screws from the bottom of the motherboard.

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