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  1. Remove the three 3.7 mm T4 screws securing the metal cover to the AirPort board bay.
    • Remove the three 3.7 mm T4 screws securing the metal cover to the AirPort board bay.

  2. Lift and remove the metal cover from the AirPort board bay.
    • Lift and remove the metal cover from the AirPort board bay.

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  4. Use the tip of a spudger to flip the ZIF retaining tab on the fan assembly ribbon cable connector. Remove the fan assembly ribbon cable from its ZIF socket. Remove the fan assembly ribbon cable from its ZIF socket.
    • Use the tip of a spudger to flip the ZIF retaining tab on the fan assembly ribbon cable connector.

    • Remove the fan assembly ribbon cable from its ZIF socket.

  5. Use the tip of a spudger to flip the ZIF retaining tab on the fan ribbon cable. Disconnect the fan ribbon cable. Disconnect the fan ribbon cable.
    • Use the tip of a spudger to flip the ZIF retaining tab on the fan ribbon cable.

    • Disconnect the fan ribbon cable.

Conclusion

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

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