Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the fan. A dirty or broken fan can be very dangerous to the condition of a laptop. Without proper cooling, a device may overheat and suffer permanent internal damage. It is very common for a fan to collect dust, so knowing how to remove it from the device for proper cleaning can be very helpful.

Make sure that device is fully powered down before attempting to open the back case.
  • Make sure that device is fully powered down before attempting to open the back case.

  • Remove all seven 8 mm Philips #0 screws from the back case with a Philips #0 screwdriver.

  • Once all seven screws are removed, you can pry the case off using your fingers or a plastic opening tool.

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Locate the two wires that connect the fan to the device. One black, and one white.
  • Locate the two wires that connect the fan to the device. One black, and one white.

  • Move these wires off of the fan by gently pulling on them.

  • Locate the two 8mm Philips #0 screws that connect the fan to the device.

  • Remove these screws using a Philips #0 screwdriver.

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  • The fan is connected by a 5 pin port. Remove this by gently prying out the fans port using fingers or a plastic prying tool.

  • The pin port can be very delicate. Any major bending or twisting can cause permanent damage to the port, and may leave it unable to work.

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Conclusion

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

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Ram?

Can i change the ram?

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