Introduction

The guide demonstrates how to replace a cooling fan for the Toshiba Satellite S50-B. You will need the Phillips #0 screwdriver and the plastic opening tool.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Make sure you turn off the laptop first.
    • Make sure you turn off the laptop first.

    • Unscrew the two 6.5mm screws below the battery using a Phillips #0 Screwdriver.

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  2. Place thumbs on corners of the battery. Pinch  the battery between the thumb and index finger and pull.
    • Place thumbs on corners of the battery. Pinch the battery between the thumb and index finger and pull.

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    • Locate the 10 screws on the bottom of the device, there should be 12 screws in total including the battery screws. Unscrew using a Phillips #0 screwdriver, and set screws aside.

    • Use a plastic opening tool to remove the bottom panel.

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    • Locate the 2 screws on each fan. Unscrew them.

    • Disconnect the fan by applying gentle pressure to the circled connection with your finger and pulling.

    • Remove the fans. Be sure to keep track of the right and left fans, marked R and L.

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Conclusion

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

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