Introduction

Is your computer overheating? Your cooling fan may need to be replaced. This guide will show you the steps for replacing the cooling fan in your Toshiba Portege R835-P88.

  1. Shut down the computer and unplug.
    • Shut down the computer and unplug.

    • Unlock and remove battery.

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  2. Remove the three small covers from the bottom  by removing two 11mm screws and three 5mm screws using a screwdriver #J000.
    • Remove the three small covers from the bottom by removing two 11mm screws and three 5mm screws using a screwdriver #J000.

    • Remove the remaining screws from the bottom cover using phillips head screwdriver #PH00.

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    • Pry the bottom cover using blue plastic ifixit prying tool.

    • Lift up and remove cover.

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    • Disconnect the fan cable from the motherboard.

    • Remove two 3mm screws from fan using #J000 phillips head screwdriver.

    • Lift up and remove fan.

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    • Replace the fan.

    • Assemble the Toshiba Portege R835-P88 following all disassembly steps in the reverse direction.

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Conclusion

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

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