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Introduction

This guide demonstrates fan removal and replacement for the Lenovo G780, which may be necessary in case of fan failure or to clean excessive dust buildup.

Parts

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  1. Turn off the computer. Slide the battery-lock switch on the bottom of the laptop to the unlocked position.
    • Turn off the computer.

    • Slide the battery-lock switch on the bottom of the laptop to the unlocked position.

  2. Hold the battery release switch in the unlocked position and remove the battery.
    • Hold the battery release switch in the unlocked position and remove the battery.

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  4. Remove the six 9mm screws from the back panel with a #0 Phillips scrwdriver. Remove the back plate. Remove the back plate.
    • Remove the six 9mm screws from the back panel with a #0 Phillips scrwdriver.

    • Remove the back plate.

  5. Remove the three fan screw, two black 9mm and one silver 4mm, with a #0 Phillips screwdriver.
    • Remove the three fan screw, two black 9mm and one silver 4mm, with a #0 Phillips screwdriver.

  6. Carefully disconnect the fan cable from its socket on the motherboard. Carefully disconnect the fan cable from its socket on the motherboard.
    • Carefully disconnect the fan cable from its socket on the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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