There are 12 phillips head screws which need to be unscrewed before removing the backplate of the laptop.
  • There are 12 phillips head screws which need to be unscrewed before removing the backplate of the laptop.

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Next, use a size PH1 Philips head screw driver to remove the screws.
  • Next, use a size PH1 Philips head screw driver to remove the screws.

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Then, use a prying tool to help uncouple the backplate.
  • Then, use a prying tool to help uncouple the backplate.

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Finally, use both hands to lift up and take off the back plate of the computer.
  • Finally, use both hands to lift up and take off the back plate of the computer.

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The fan is located here. You will need to remove three screws in order to lift the fan out from the motherboard.
  • The fan is located here. You will need to remove three screws in order to lift the fan out from the motherboard.

  • You will need a Phillips 00 size screwdriver to remove the screws.

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Use your screwdriver to remove the three screws connecting the fan to the motherboard.
  • Use your screwdriver to remove the three screws connecting the fan to the motherboard.

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Grab the fan with your hand, and lift up and away from the motherboard.
  • Grab the fan with your hand, and lift up and away from the motherboard.

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Grab the fan power connector by the wires and pull directly away from port until the cable is disconnected.
  • Grab the fan power connector by the wires and pull directly away from port until the cable is disconnected.

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Conclusion

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

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