Introduction

This is a step by step guide on how to remove the fan assembly on the Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E431. The user will be able to disassemble and replace their current cooling fan with a new one.

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Make sure device  is completely closed.
  • Make sure device is completely closed.

  • Turn the device over with the user able to access the back panel.

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Unscrew the four 2mm screws using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the four 2mm screws using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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Remove the back panel of the device. Carefully lift and pull out the panel from the screw slots.
  • Remove the back panel of the device.

  • Carefully lift and pull out the panel from the screw slots.

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Remove the nine 2mm screws using a  #00 Phillips head screwdriver Using the Tweezers carefully remove the fan assembly connector. Using the Tweezers carefully remove the fan assembly connector.
  • Remove the nine 2mm screws using a #00 Phillips head screwdriver

  • Using the Tweezers carefully remove the fan assembly connector.

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Once all the 2mm screws have been remove, lift up the fan assembly.
  • Once all the 2mm screws have been remove, lift up the fan assembly.

  • Using a can of aerosol duster clean the fan assembly and inspect for any damage blade.

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Conclusion

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

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