Introduction

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

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.

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

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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.

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Conclusion

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

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