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  1. HP Elitebook 820 G1 Fan Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Ensure the laptop is completely powered off and power adapter is unplugged before removing the battery.

    • Turn over laptop so that the bottom is showing.

    • Unlock the latch.

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    • Remove the back cover and you will then be able to see the battery.

  3. HP Elitebook 820 G1 Fan Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Unlatch the two latches securing the battery in the case.

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    • Use a plastic opening tool to lift and remove the battery.

  5. HP Elitebook 820 G1 Fan Replacement, Fan: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the hard drive by unscrewing the four 8mm screws with the T7 philip's head.

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    • Pry off ten rubber paddings on the outer edge of the laptop to reveal the torx screws.

    • Unscrew the ten 8mm torx screws that are under the rubber paddings using the T7 tip torx screwdriver.

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    • Remove the two 4mm screws indicated by the M2.5X4 using the J00 tip screwdriver.

    • Remove SD card cap by just sliding out to reveal one screw.

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    • Remove the two 3mm screws indicated by the M2.03 using the J00 tip screwdriver.

    • Remove the 4mm SD card screw using the J00 tip.

  9. HP Elitebook 820 G1 Fan Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the one 4mm fan screw using the J00 tip screwdriver.

    • Remove screw and metal plate to expose ribbon cable connector.

  10. HP Elitebook 820 G1 Fan Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • Use an opening tool to pry up the ribbon connector to disconnect.

  11. HP Elitebook 820 G1 Fan Replacement: step 11, image 1 of 1
    • Turn laptop over back to normal position as shown in the image.

    • Use opening tools to pry up keyboard.

    • When prying up keyboard, be sure to start near any corner of the keyboard.

    • There are two ribbon cables that must be disconnected before fully removing keyboard.

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    • Carefully lift keyboard on one side to expose the two ribbon cables.

    • Use an opening tool to lift up the locking clip and unplug the two ribbon cables.

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    • Remove the two 4mm screws centered notated by the keyboard logo using the J00 tip.

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    • Once keyboard has been fully removed, the system case containing the motherboard can be lifted out easily.

    • The display is connected to the shell of the laptop.

  15. HP Elitebook 820 G1 Fan Replacement: step 15, image 1 of 1
    • Unplug fan cable by pulling away from its connector.

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    • Unscrew the two 6mm fan screws using the J00 tip.

    • Fan screws are encased in springs and cannot be removed.

Conclusion

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

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