1. Using a T4 Torx Screwdriver, unscrew the screws at the marked locations.
    • Using a T4 Torx Screwdriver, unscrew the screws at the marked locations.

    • Place the screws into a container as to not lose them.

  2. Using your iFixit Opening Tool, carefully slide it between the back panel.
    • Using your iFixit Opening Tool, carefully slide it between the back panel.

    • Lift the back plate of your ASUS ZenBook UX31E and place it to the side.

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  4. Disconnect the ribbon between the IO and the motherboard on both sides. Disconnect the ribbon between the IO and the motherboard on both sides.
    • Disconnect the ribbon between the IO and the motherboard on both sides.

  5. Disconnect the fan connector from the motherboard.
    • Disconnect the fan connector from the motherboard.

    • Pull up the clips on the ribbon connectors.

  6. Unscrew the two screws that are across from each other. Unscrew the two screws that are across from each other.
    • Unscrew the two screws that are across from each other.

  7. Using a plastic opening tool, lift the fan off of the laptop. You can now use your hands and carefully pull the fan off the laptop.
    • Using a plastic opening tool, lift the fan off of the laptop.

    • You can now use your hands and carefully pull the fan off the laptop.

Conclusion

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

Sinh

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This guide does not explain how to replace the fan, but how to remove the fan.

How do you insert a new fan? (Specifically, how do you remove the fan from the component of which it is a part?)

Thank you in advance.

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