Introduction

Unplug your device from any power source and turn off your laptop before beginning.

Use the spudger to pry off the two rubber feet near the hinge of the laptop. This will reveal two hidden 9mm screws. You must remove eleven screws.
  • Use the spudger to pry off the two rubber feet near the hinge of the laptop. This will reveal two hidden 9mm screws.

  • You must remove eleven screws.

    • Four 9mm screws with the PH0 screwdriver.

    • Seven 6mm screws with the PH0 screwdriver.

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Use the spudger to pry the corners of the laptop near the display hinges. Pry around the seam of the laptop with the plastic opening tool until the backing begins to pull apart. When you lift the bottom cover, there is a cable connected between the motherboard and the bottom cover. Be careful not to pull the cable loose!
  • Use the spudger to pry the corners of the laptop near the display hinges.

  • Pry around the seam of the laptop with the plastic opening tool until the backing begins to pull apart.

  • When you lift the bottom cover, there is a cable connected between the motherboard and the bottom cover. Be careful not to pull the cable loose!

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Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
Use the plastic opening tool to lift the white tab up at the connection. Pull the cable outwards.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to lift the white tab up at the connection.

  • Pull the cable outwards.

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Remove the two 3mm screws with the PH0 screwdriver.
  • Remove the two 3mm screws with the PH0 screwdriver.

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Use your fingernails to slowly loosen the fan connection cable. After the cable is slightly pulled from the connection, grab the cable and pull it outwards.
  • Use your fingernails to slowly loosen the fan connection cable.

  • After the cable is slightly pulled from the connection, grab the cable and pull it outwards.

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Conclusion

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

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