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Introduction

The fan is what keeps the laptop from overheating so that the laptop can keep running the programs and surfing the web without slowing down. If the laptop persists in being uncomfortably hot, even after air dusting the fan several times, then replacing the fan may be needed.

Parts

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  1. Remove the twelve 5 mm  Phillips #1   screws from the back panel.
    • Remove the twelve 5 mm Phillips #1 screws from the back panel.

  2. Pry the back panel open with the plastic spudger or fingernails.
    • Pry the back panel open with the plastic spudger or fingernails.

    • Pry it gently so that the back panel does not crack.

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  4. Remove the two 5 mm screws using a Phillips #1 screwdriver. Remove the two 5 mm screws using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.
    • Remove the two 5 mm screws using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

  5. Gently disconnect the fan cable from the device.
    • Gently disconnect the fan cable from the device.

  6. Move the wires away from the fan’s hook. Remove the fan from the device.
    • Move the wires away from the fan’s hook.

    • Remove the fan from the device.

Conclusion

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

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