Introduction

Fan replacement for this laptop is simple and only requires a screwdriver and a plastic opening tool.

Parts

No parts required.

Begin by removing the battery and flipping the laptop over to see the screws
  • Begin by removing the battery and flipping the laptop over to see the screws

  • Using a phillips head screwdriver to remove the screws that secure the back

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Flip the laptop back over and open it up carefully
  • Flip the laptop back over and open it up carefully

  • Lift up the bottom panel where the mouse click buttons are

  • Lift up slowly as simply flip it up and rest it on the keyboard as not to damage the ribbon cable connecting it

  • Using the spudger disconnect the ribbon cable connected to the bottom of the panel

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Using the same size phillips as before remove the two screws that hold the keyboard in place
  • Using the same size phillips as before remove the two screws that hold the keyboard in place

  • Then simply lift the keyboard up and slide it down and out

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Remove this final screw and lift out the fan
  • Remove this final screw and lift out the fan

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Conclusion

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

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