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Nvidia Shield Fan Replacement

What you need

  1. Nvidia Shield Fan Replacement, Remove Front Panel: step 1, image 1 of 3 Nvidia Shield Fan Replacement, Remove Front Panel: step 1, image 2 of 3 Nvidia Shield Fan Replacement, Remove Front Panel: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the seven 6.4mm T5 Torx screws from the back panel.

    • Use the spudger to separate the front and back panels.

  2. Nvidia Shield Fan Replacement, Remove Green Grill: step 2, image 1 of 2 Nvidia Shield Fan Replacement, Remove Green Grill: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • The green grill is not screwed in so it can be pulled right out.

  3. Nvidia Shield Fan Replacement, Remove Battery Cables: step 3, image 1 of 3 Nvidia Shield Fan Replacement, Remove Battery Cables: step 3, image 2 of 3 Nvidia Shield Fan Replacement, Remove Battery Cables: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the six 6.5mm T5 Torx screws.

    • Disconnect the power wires.

    • Peel back the copper tape and disconnect the black and white wires.

  4. Nvidia Shield Fan Replacement, Remove Battery Apparatus: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Pull the battery apparatus out once all cables are removed.

  5. Nvidia Shield Fan Replacement, Removing Fan: step 5, image 1 of 3 Nvidia Shield Fan Replacement, Removing Fan: step 5, image 2 of 3 Nvidia Shield Fan Replacement, Removing Fan: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • Cooling is important for electronics, the last thing they want is to overheat.

    • Remove the two 7.3mm and four 8.4mm T5 Torx screws and disconnect the power cable.

    • Lift the fan free after the screws and cable are removed.

Conclusion

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

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