Introduction

If your Lenovo IdeaPad U310 is having problems with overheating, a broken fan may be to blame. This fan replacement guide will show you exactly how to replace it.

Image 1/1: Remove the rubber feet by pinching and pulling in an upward motion.
  • Flip the device over so the bottom panel is facing up.

    • Remove the rubber feet by pinching and pulling in an upward motion.

    • The rubber feet are missing from this photo, but will be located within the red markups.

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Image 1/1: The screws are missing from this device and are not pictured.  They will be located under the rubber feet within the red markups.
  • Remove the 4 screws securing the bottom panel to the device.

  • The screws are missing from this device and are not pictured. They will be located under the rubber feet within the red markups.

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Image 1/2: Pry around the device's outer edge until the bottom panel is no longer attached. Image 2/2: Lift the bottom panel up and away from device.
  • Place the plastic opening tool between the bottom panel and device.

  • Pry around the device's outer edge until the bottom panel is no longer attached.

  • Lift the bottom panel up and away from device.

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  • Unplug the Battery from the circuit board by carefully prying the connector from its housing.

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Image 1/2: Remove the 4.6 mm screws with the PH1 screwdriver. Image 2/2: Remove the 4.6 mm screws with the PH1 screwdriver.
  • Remove the 5.6 mm Screw with the PH1 screwdriver.

  • Remove the 4.6 mm screws with the PH1 screwdriver.

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  • Lift the strip tape away from the battery, being careful not to completely remove it.

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  • Remove the battery by lifting up and away from device.

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  • Unplug fan by pinching the connector and pulling it away from its housing.

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Image 1/2: Unscrew the four 3.6 mm screws using PH1. Image 2/2: Theses five screws are attached to the black plate with rubber stoppers.  You will be able to loosen them from the circuit board, but they will stay attached.
  • Unscrew 5.1 mm screw using PH1.

  • Unscrew the four 3.6 mm screws using PH1.

  • Theses five screws are attached to the black plate with rubber stoppers. You will be able to loosen them from the circuit board, but they will stay attached.

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  • Remove fan by lifting up and away from device.

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Conclusion

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

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