Introduction

If your device is overheating or gets hot quickly, it might be time replace the cooling fan.

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  • Remove the eleven 6mm T5 Torx screws from the back case.

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Image 1/3: Gently lift the backing off the laptop. Image 2/3: Gently lift the backing off the laptop. Image 3/3: Gently lift the backing off the laptop.
  • Insert the plastic opening tool into the long side of the case backing and slide it the entire length of the laptop.

  • Gently lift the backing off the laptop.

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Image 1/2: Unscrew the three 4mm screws using PH#1 (the larger screws do not come off the are attached to the housing unit of the cooling fan). Image 2/2: Unscrew the three 4mm screws using PH#1 (the larger screws do not come off the are attached to the housing unit of the cooling fan).
  • Remove the two 3mm screws using the PH#0 screwdriver head.

  • Unscrew the three 4mm screws using PH#1 (the larger screws do not come off the are attached to the housing unit of the cooling fan).

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Image 1/3: Unwrap the white and black wires from around the fan case. Image 2/3: Unwrap the white and black wires from around the fan case. Image 3/3: Unwrap the white and black wires from around the fan case.
  • Use tweezers to disconnect the fan.

  • Unwrap the white and black wires from around the fan case.

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  • Gently lift the fan out of the laptop.

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Conclusion

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

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