Introduction

The fan is an internal component of the notebook that prevents it from overheating after prolonged use. A fan is crucial for the notebook. Make sure the notebook has been unplugged and the battery removed.

  1. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the 10 visible screws on the bottom.
    • Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the 10 visible screws on the bottom.

    • Peel up the rubber feet near the hinges.

    • Remove the screw under each.

  2. Turn the computer over and use a card to pry the space between the keyboard and bottom surface of the computer.
    • Turn the computer over and use a card to pry the space between the keyboard and bottom surface of the computer.

    • Work a plastic card or opening tool carefully around the three edges (excluding the side with the screen, which should be positioned at 90 degrees.

    • Gently lift the top surface of the bottom half of the laptop, revealing the fan.

    • To replace the fan remove the two screws that hold the fan in place.

    • Unplug the wire that connects the fan.

    • Remove the fan.

Conclusion

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

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