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Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx Fan Replacement

What you need

  1. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx Fan Replacement, Fan: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Turn the laptop upside down, and unscrew all the 3.0mm screws on the back cover with a Phillips screwdriver.

  2. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx Fan Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Take out the Battery and the placeholder for the RAM and the Hard Drive

  3. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx Fan Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • There are four 1.2mm screws under the battery that are needed to be removed with a Phillips screwdriver.

  4. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx Fan Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Turn the laptop back, and open the laptop cover. Use a spudger or your hand to carefully remove the keyboard.

  5. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx Fan Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Once the keyboard is out, use the Metal Spudger or your hand in the corner of the laptop to lift the outside frame.

  6. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx Fan Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • You will have a bigger view of the entire motherboard and there should be screws that are still connected on it.

    • Unscrew all the 1.2mm screws on the motherboard and in the top corner that secures the fan with a Phillips screwdriver.

  7. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx Fan Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Unplug the wires connected to the mother board with the Metal Spudger

  8. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx Fan Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Unscrew the two 3mm screws beside the fan with a Phillips screwdriver.

  9. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx Fan Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • If all the screws have been removed, you should be able to lift the motherboard out carefully.

  10. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx Fan Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • When the motherboard is removed, flip it over, and you will have a view just like in the picture.

  11. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx Fan Replacement: step 11, image 1 of 1
    • Use the Phillips screwdriver to unscrew the three 2mm screws that connect the fan to the CPU.

  12. Compaq Presario CQ62-215dx Fan Replacement: step 12, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the current fan from the motherboard and replace with new component.

    • When reassembling, you will need to reapply thermal paste on the CPU.

Conclusion

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

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