Introduction

Is your computer getting too hot and randomly powering down? Try replacing your fan by following these steps.

Remove the indicated 9 M2 x 6 mm nylon-coated screws using a Phillips head screwdriver.
  • Remove the indicated 9 M2 x 6 mm nylon-coated screws using a Phillips head screwdriver.

  • The screws do not come all the way out. Do not force them out.

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After removing all of the screws, gently lift up on all covers to remove the back plate and reveal the interior of the device.
  • After removing all of the screws, gently lift up on all covers to remove the back plate and reveal the interior of the device.

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  • Remove all 7 screws.

  • One of the screws is behind a black piece of the plastic.

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  • Use the flat end of the spudger to push the connector out of its socket .

  • Do not use the wire to pull the connector out!

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  • There is a wire looped around the fan. Use the spudger to pull the wires out of the loop.

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  • Gently peel back a piece of tape in the bottom left corner of the fan.

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  • Gently lift out the fan.

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Conclusion

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

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