Introduction

Follow these steps to install a cooling fan.

Parts

No parts required.

Rotate the photo printer so that the bottom of the case faces upward.
  • Rotate the photo printer so that the bottom of the case faces upward.

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Use a Phillips #2 screwdriver to remove the three 5.65 mm screws on the bottom panel of the case in a counter-clockwise fashion.
  • Use a Phillips #2 screwdriver to remove the three 5.65 mm screws on the bottom panel of the case in a counter-clockwise fashion.

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Rotate the device so that it is upright again. Under the LCD Panel there is a 9.62 mm screw, unscrew using a Phillips #2 screwdriver.
  • Rotate the device so that it is upright again. Under the LCD Panel there is a 9.62 mm screw, unscrew using a Phillips #2 screwdriver.

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Remove the back panel of the case by pulling directly back.
  • Remove the back panel of the case by pulling directly back.

    • Some carefully applied force may be required to remove this part.

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Rotate the photo printer so that the bottom panel faces up once again. Now lift off the bottom panel of the case to access all internal components.
  • Rotate the photo printer so that the bottom panel faces up once again. Now lift off the bottom panel of the case to access all internal components.

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Finally remove the side panel with the ink-cartridge door by holding the right side  and pulling backwards with the left side. Caution! The side panel is held in by tabs; don't break these.
  • Finally remove the side panel with the ink-cartridge door by holding the right side and pulling backwards with the left side.

    • Caution! The side panel is held in by tabs; don't break these.

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Carefully remove the inner components of the device by lifting the inner components up and out of the casing.
  • Carefully remove the inner components of the device by lifting the inner components up and out of the casing.

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Locate the red and black cable that is connecting the fan to the top of the logic board.
  • Locate the red and black cable that is connecting the fan to the top of the logic board.

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Carefully, remove the red and black cable from the logic board by pulling gently in order to isolate the cooling fan from the device.
  • Carefully, remove the red and black cable from the logic board by pulling gently in order to isolate the cooling fan from the device.

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Conclusion

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

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