Skip to main content

Fix Your Stuff

Right to Repair

Parts & Tools

Introduction

This guide will show users how to replace the fan.

Parts

No parts specified.

  1. Place fingers on the latches and slide outwards to unlock.
    • Place fingers on the latches and slide outwards to unlock.

  2. Remove battery.
    • Remove battery.

  3. Using the Phillips Head #0 Screwdriver, remove one 3mm Phillips #0 screw as indicated.
    • Using the Phillips Head #0 Screwdriver, remove one 3mm Phillips #0 screw as indicated.

  4. Remove hard drive cover. Using the Phillips Head #0 Screwdriver, remove seven 3mm Phillips #0 screws as indicated.
    • Remove hard drive cover. Using the Phillips Head #0 Screwdriver, remove seven 3mm Phillips #0 screws as indicated.

  5. Nintendo Switch Kits

    A quick fix to get back in the game

    Shop Switch Kits

    Nintendo Switch Kits

    A quick fix to get back in the game

    Shop Switch Kits
  6. Using the Phillips Head #0 Screwdriver, remove twelve 3mm Phillips #0 screw as indicated.
    • Using the Phillips Head #0 Screwdriver, remove twelve 3mm Phillips #0 screw as indicated.

  7. Using the plastic spudger, pry the back off along the periphery  of the laptop. Using the plastic spudger, pry the back off along the periphery  of the laptop.
    • Using the plastic spudger, pry the back off along the periphery of the laptop.

  8. Using the Phillips Head #0 Screwdriver, unscrew four 3mm Phillips #0 screws, on the silver plate under the copper tubing.
    • Using the Phillips Head #0 Screwdriver, unscrew four 3mm Phillips #0 screws, on the silver plate under the copper tubing.

  9. Using the Phillips Head #0 Screwdriver, remove two 1.5mm Phillips #0 screw holding the fan down.
    • Using the Phillips Head #0 Screwdriver, remove two 1.5mm Phillips #0 screw holding the fan down.

  10. After unscrewing, remove the heatsink from the laptop.
    • After unscrewing, remove the heatsink from the laptop.

  11. Unplug connected wire to remove the fan as indicated. Both the heatsink and fan should be removed before replacement. Unplug connected wire to remove the fan as indicated. Both the heatsink and fan should be removed before replacement.
    • Unplug connected wire to remove the fan as indicated. Both the heatsink and fan should be removed before replacement.

Conclusion

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

Nahrain Putris

Member since: 01/17/2017

329 Reputation

3 Guides authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 1

Past 30 Days: 8

All Time: 223