Introduction

This Guide is to help replace the fan for theToshiba Satellite P855-S5312. Replacing the fan in the device will resolve overheating issues caused by inadequate cooling. Tools required for the guide are plastic opening tool and Phillips size 0 screwdriver.

  1. Turn laptop upside down  with the spine facing towards you and locate the two tabs on the top of the back panel.
    • Turn laptop upside down with the spine facing towards you and locate the two tabs on the top of the back panel.

    • Move the sliders to the left and right to release the tabs holding the battery in.

    • While the tabs are pushed outwards, remove the battery from the device.

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  2. Using plastic spudger to pry up the edges of the keyboard and lift it towards the screen.
    • Using plastic spudger to pry up the edges of the keyboard and lift it towards the screen.

    • Unplug the ZIF connector ribbon using the plastic spudger by gently prying the edges of the plug.

    • Remove the keyboard from the device.

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    • Unscrew the one 1.5mm screw using a Philips #0 screwdriver holding the L shape panel.

    • Pry up the panel to gain access to hidden screws.

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    • Remove the fourteen (14) screws using a Philips #0 screwdriver for the 1.5mm screws on the underside of casing.

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    • Unscrew the nine 1.5mm screws using a Philips #0 screwdriver under the keyboard with the F6 printed next to them.

    • Unplug the three no-fuss ribbon cable connector cables by gently pulling on them away from you towards the keyboard.

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    • Pry apart the casing with the plastic opening tool.

    • Removing the cover under keyboard.

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    • Unplug the single no-fuss cable connector using the plastic opening tool pushing the edges towards the fan.

    • Unscrew the two 1.5mm screws using a Philips #0 screwdriver by the head mounting holding down the fan.

    • Pull the fan up and remove it from the device.

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Conclusion

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

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