Introduction

This guide describes how to remove the cooling unit of the Toshiba Satellite M45 laptop.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the cover from the cooling unit. Remove the cover from the cooling unit. Remove the cover from the cooling unit.
  • Remove the cover from the cooling unit.

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Unscrew the copper heat-sink using a #1 screwdriver, and then lift it free. Do not get any thermal grease on any components. This part can now be replaced. Unscrew the copper heat-sink using a #1 screwdriver, and then lift it free. Do not get any thermal grease on any components. This part can now be replaced.
  • Unscrew the copper heat-sink using a #1 screwdriver, and then lift it free. Do not get any thermal grease on any components. This part can now be replaced.

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Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
Follow the tear-down guide until you have access to the fan unit on the motherboard.
  • Follow the tear-down guide until you have access to the fan unit on the motherboard.

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Unscrew the fan unit from the motherboard using a #0 screwdriver. Once the fan is unscrewed and unplugged from the motherboard, it can be replaced. Unscrew the fan unit from the motherboard using a #0 screwdriver. Once the fan is unscrewed and unplugged from the motherboard, it can be replaced. Unscrew the fan unit from the motherboard using a #0 screwdriver. Once the fan is unscrewed and unplugged from the motherboard, it can be replaced.
  • Unscrew the fan unit from the motherboard using a #0 screwdriver. Once the fan is unscrewed and unplugged from the motherboard, it can be replaced.

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Conclusion

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

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