Introduction

This guide requires a Phillips #00 screwdriver

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/3: Failure to unplug laptop before proceeding could result in risk of electric shock! Image 2/3: Failure to unplug laptop before proceeding could result in risk of electric shock! Image 3/3: Failure to unplug laptop before proceeding could result in risk of electric shock!
  • Unplug the laptop from the power adapter and turn the power off.

  • Failure to unplug laptop before proceeding could result in risk of electric shock!

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Image 1/3: Flip the battery away from the chassis to remove it. Image 2/3: Flip the battery away from the chassis to remove it. Image 3/3: Flip the battery away from the chassis to remove it.
  • Slide the battery-lock tab and hold.

  • Flip the battery away from the chassis to remove it.

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Image 1/2: These screws will remain in the panel Image 2/2: Remove cover plate.
  • Undo the two screws on the fan cover labeled "F2"

  • These screws will remain in the panel

  • Remove cover plate.

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  • Remove the single 6mm screw holding the fan in place.

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Image 1/2: Use the handle to pull the fan away directly up, away from case. Image 2/2: Use the handle to pull the fan away directly up, away from case.
  • Flip the handle up.

  • Use the handle to pull the fan away directly up, away from case.

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Conclusion

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

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