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Introduction

This is a step by step guide on how to remove the fan assembly on the Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E431.

Parts

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  1. Close the device and remove all power cables.
    • Close the device and remove all power cables.

    • Lay the laptop flat with the bottom facing upwards.

  2. Remove the four 2mm Phillips #00 screws from the bottom panel.
    • Remove the four 2mm Phillips #00 screws from the bottom panel.

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  4. Remove the back panel of the device. Remove the back panel of the device.
    • Remove the back panel of the device.

  5. Remove the nine 2mm Phillips screws from the cooling assembly. Using the tweezers, remove the fan power cable from the motherboard. Using the tweezers, remove the fan power cable from the motherboard.
    • Remove the nine 2mm Phillips screws from the cooling assembly.

    • Using the tweezers, remove the fan power cable from the motherboard.

  6. Lift the fan assembly out of the laptop.
    • Lift the fan assembly out of the laptop.

Conclusion

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

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