Parts

No parts required.

Remove the following six screws:
  • Remove the following six screws:

    • Six 4 mm Phillips #0 using a phillips scredriver

  • Remove the following one screw:

    • One 14 mm Phillips #0 using a phillips screwdriver

  • The 14mm screw goes in the center.

There are also two other screws under the rubber feet above the battery.

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Use a plastic or metal spudger to separate the keyboard from the back panel and lift the keyboard out of place.
  • Use a plastic or metal spudger to separate the keyboard from the back panel and lift the keyboard out of place.

How exactly does the keyboard pod out ? It doesn’t come off at the screen hinge.

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Take two rubber caps off the back side of the laptop.
  • Take two rubber caps off the back side of the laptop.

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Remove the following two screws under the rubber caps.
  • Remove the following two screws under the rubber caps.

    • Two 14 mm screws using the Phillips #0 screw driver.

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Remove the following screws from the  inside of the laptop:
  • Remove the following screws from the inside of the laptop:

    • Two 4 mm screws using Phillips #0 phillips screwdriver.

    • One 5 mm screw using Phillips #0 phillips screwdriver located in the center a little below the battery.

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Slide the battery up and out.
  • Slide the battery up and out.

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Remove the Two 4 mm screws using Phillips #0 phillips screwdriver.
  • Remove the Two 4 mm screws using Phillips #0 phillips screwdriver.

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Unplug the set of wires located at bottom corner on fan. Unplug the set of wires located at bottom corner on fan.
  • Unplug the set of wires located at bottom corner on fan.

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Slide the fan out but not all the way just yet.
  • Slide the fan out but not all the way just yet.

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Lift up and out to completely remove fan component.
  • Lift up and out to completely remove fan component.

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Conclusion

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

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