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[* black] Peel off the four black tamper-evident stickers covering the heat sink mounting screws.
[* red] Remove the four T10 screws that secure the heat sink from the backside of the logic board.
[* icon_reminder] During reassembly, tighten these screws one full turn at a time, [|alternating in a cross pattern|new_window=true]. This will gradually increase the clamping pressure evenly across the surface of the CPU. Continue gradually tightening the screws until they're snug and the entire spring plate [|lays flat|new_window=true] against the logic board.

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