Introduction

This is a repair guide on how to remove the cooling fan. Reasons to replace this part are it is making a lot of noise, it is damaged, it may have melted fem overuse of the lap top, or the software the computer is running is too powerful.

Unlock the button in the top left on the back of the laptop (So the red is showing).
  • Unlock the button in the top left on the back of the laptop (So the red is showing).

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The battery should be able to be removed easily now.
  • The battery should be able to be removed easily now.

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Remove all 11 of the screw shown on the bottom of the lap top using the specified screw driver. Remove all 11 of the screw shown on the bottom of the lap top using the specified screw driver.
  • Remove all 11 of the screw shown on the bottom of the lap top using the specified screw driver.

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Lift off the keyboard by doing exactly what is shown in the first picture. Get the head of the plastic opening tool under and then wedge it out. Lift off the keyboard by doing exactly what is shown in the first picture. Get the head of the plastic opening tool under and then wedge it out. Lift off the keyboard by doing exactly what is shown in the first picture. Get the head of the plastic opening tool under and then wedge it out.
  • Lift off the keyboard by doing exactly what is shown in the first picture. Get the head of the plastic opening tool under and then wedge it out.

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Remove the 5 circled screws with the Phillips #0 screw driver. Carefully separate the back cover from the front either using your hands or a plastic opening tool. Carefully separate the back cover from the front either using your hands or a plastic opening tool.
  • Remove the 5 circled screws with the Phillips #0 screw driver.

  • Carefully separate the back cover from the front either using your hands or a plastic opening tool.

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Unscrew this 1 screw to remove the wifi card. Then unplug the wires it is attached to and take it out.
  • Unscrew this 1 screw to remove the wifi card.

  • Then unplug the wires it is attached to and take it out.

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Use the phillps #00 screw driver to remove these 3 small scows so the motherboard can be removed. Then remove it from the base of th computer.
  • Use the phillps #00 screw driver to remove these 3 small scows so the motherboard can be removed.

  • Then remove it from the base of th computer.

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Use the Phillips #00 screw driver to remove the 4 circled screws.
  • Use the Phillips #00 screw driver to remove the 4 circled screws.

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Disconnect the wires from the motherboard.
  • Disconnect the wires from the motherboard.

  • The fan should now be fully disconnected and ready to replace.

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Conclusion

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

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