Introduction

The fan is responsible for cooling your laptop and ensuring that it doesn't overheat. Use this guide to replace a broken fan.

Make sure your device is powered off before you begin.
  • Make sure your device is powered off before you begin.

  • Flip the laptop over and remove the ten 11 mm Phillips #1 screws securing the back panel.

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Carefully insert a plastic opening tool under one corner of the back panel.
  • Carefully insert a plastic opening tool under one corner of the back panel.

  • Slide the tool along the seam to gently pry the panel up and away from the device.

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Remove the eight 5 mm Phillips #1 screws securing the fan and copper piece to the motherboard.
  • Remove the eight 5 mm Phillips #1 screws securing the fan and copper piece to the motherboard.

  • Remove the wires by gently pulling them out.

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Gently lift the fan up and away from the laptop.
  • Gently lift the fan up and away from the laptop.

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Conclusion

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

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