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  • Remove the battery by sliding the battery lock switch

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  • Remove the lower panel of the laptop by loosening 10 screws. Note that the screws do no come out of the back panel.

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  • Remove two screws which holds a smaller back panel covering only the heatsink

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Image 1/2: Now carefully lift the unit from holding the heat pipe. Image 2/2: After the heat-pipe unit is removed, the power connector for the fan is accessible.
  • Loosen the four screws on the heat sink for the CPU. Note that these screws don't come out.

  • Now carefully lift the unit from holding the heat pipe.

  • After the heat-pipe unit is removed, the power connector for the fan is accessible.

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Image 1/2: Now remove the two screws connecting the CPU Fan. Image 2/2: Slowly slide the CPU Fan upwards. It would be a little tight around the edges.
  • First remove the power connector for the CPU Fan.

  • Now remove the two screws connecting the CPU Fan.

  • Slowly slide the CPU Fan upwards. It would be a little tight around the edges.

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  • Unpack the new fan. Make sure the power wires are fixed in the hook provided.

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  • Follow all step backwards and finish.

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Conclusion

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

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