Introduction

Use this guide to replace noisy or malfunctioning GPU fan in the Asus Zenbook UX32VD.

Parts

No parts required.

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  2. Use a plastic opening tool to pry along the perimeter of the bottom panel until it can be easily removed.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry along the perimeter of the bottom panel until it can be easily removed.

    • Remove the bottom panel from the body of the laptop.

    • Set aside the bottom panel.

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    • Use the tip of your spudger or your fingernail to open the ZIF connector on the I/O board.

      • Be sure to pry up on the hinged retaining flap, not the connector itself.

    • Remove the metallic ribbon cable from the connector .

      • No force is needed to remove or insert the cable.

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    • Unplug the bundled cable connector.

      • Move the fan as shown in the first picture to better access the connector.

    • Pull the cable away from the connector in the same direction as the individual wires are running.

      • Pull evenly on the full width of the cable so that no individual wires are overly strained.

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    • Remove the fan completely.

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Conclusion

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

Miguel Angel Felix

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