Introduction

This guide details the removal of the main fan from the fan housing.

  1. Pull on outer latch. Lower door until it is level with your work surface.
    • Pull on outer latch.

    • Lower door until it is level with your work surface.

    • Before working on the computer make sure it is not plugged into a power supply, then touch a metal object. This discharges static electricity, which could damage the computer.

  2. Remove the screw from each of the two niches on lower part of fan using the Phillips #1 screwdriver. The fan housing will still be connected to the computer by a power cable which will be removed in the next step.
    • Remove the screw from each of the two niches on lower part of fan using the Phillips #1 screwdriver.

    • The fan housing will still be connected to the computer by a power cable which will be removed in the next step.

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  4. Remove the power cable from the fan and detach bracing.
    • Remove the power cable from the fan and detach bracing.

  5. To fully remove the fan, unfasten the 4 screws on the front of the bracing using the Phillips #2 screwdriver.
    • To fully remove the fan, unfasten the 4 screws on the front of the bracing using the Phillips #2 screwdriver.

Conclusion

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

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