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.

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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.

  • 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.

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  • 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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