Parts

No parts required.

Lay the computer down on its side as shown.
  • Lay the computer down on its side as shown.

  • Remove the two 14mm screws shown. The screws are loose enough to unscrew with your hands.

Gently slide the side panel straight back and remove from the computer.
  • Gently slide the side panel straight back and remove from the computer.

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Using the Phillips #00 Precision screwdriver, unscrew the four 12mm screws that hold the fan in place.
  • Using the Phillips #00 Precision screwdriver, unscrew the four 12mm screws that hold the fan in place.

  • Be careful not to strip the screws.

Fan does not need to be removed from the heat sink.

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Unplug the fan from the motherboard by gently pulling out the single plug. Then lift the fan up and out of the computer.
  • Unplug the fan from the motherboard by gently pulling out the single plug. Then lift the fan up and out of the computer.

Loosen the four screws that hold the heat sink in place using a Phillips #2 screwdriver.
  • Loosen the four screws that hold the heat sink in place using a Phillips #2 screwdriver.

  • The screws do not come all the way out of the heat sink

  • Pull the heat sink straight up to remove it.

Loosen these four screws with the fan attached. Unplug the fan from the motherboard and remove the heat sink / fan as one component.

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Conclusion

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

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