MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2011 Right Fan Replacement
Replace the right fan on your Early 2011 MacBook Pro 15" Unibody.
- Author: Walter Galan
- Difficulty: Moderate
Use this guide to replace a burned-out right fan.
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Remove the following ten screws securing the lower case to the upper case:
Three 13.5 mm (14.1 mm) Phillips screws.
Seven 3 mm Phillips screws.
Using both hands, lift the lower case near the vent to pop it off two clips securing it to the upper case.
Remove the lower case and set it aside.
Use the edge of a spudger to pry the battery connector upwards from its socket on the logic board.
Bend the battery cable slightly away from its socket on the logic board so it does not accidentally connect itself while you work.