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Introduction

The heat sink is essential in keeping your device internal temperatures low. This guide will show you how to remove and replace the heat sink.

Parts

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  1. Remove three 8mm screws from the left side of the device. Remove four 8mm screws from the right side of the device. Remove four 8mm screws from the right side of the device.
    • Remove three 8mm screws from the left side of the device.

    • Remove four 8mm screws from the right side of the device.

  2. Apply pressure on the SD card to pop it out of the port. Remove the card by pulling it out. Remove the card by pulling it out.
    • Apply pressure on the SD card to pop it out of the port.

    • Remove the card by pulling it out.

  3. Press down on the top cover of the device and slid it towards you until you see a slight gap created. Lift the top cover off. Lift the top cover off.
    • Press down on the top cover of the device and slid it towards you until you see a slight gap created.

    • Lift the top cover off.

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  5. Slide the body case back away from the bottom. Pull up the body case to remove it from the bottom. Pull up the body case to remove it from the bottom.
    • Slide the body case back away from the bottom.

    • Pull up the body case to remove it from the bottom.

  6. Remove the four 8mm screws at each corner of the motherboard with a JIS #0 screwdriver. Remove the four 8mm screws at each corner of the motherboard with a JIS #0 screwdriver.
    • Remove the four 8mm screws at each corner of the motherboard with a JIS #0 screwdriver.

  7. Lift the motherboard out of the casing. Lift the motherboard out of the casing.
    • Lift the motherboard out of the casing.

  8. Flip the motherboard upside down. Flip the motherboard upside down.
    • Flip the motherboard upside down.

  9. Remove the black adhesive that covers the four screws. Remove the four screws. Flip the motherboard over and remove the heat sink by pulling up.
    • Remove the black adhesive that covers the four screws.

    • Remove the four screws.

    • Flip the motherboard over and remove the heat sink by pulling up.

Conclusion

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

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