Introduction

In this guide, we will show you how to remove and replace the heart sink assembly.

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Working on an electrical device while plugged in can cause injury due to electrical shock. Ensure that all external power is disconnected from the device.
  • Working on an electrical device while plugged in can cause injury due to electrical shock. Ensure that all external power is disconnected from the device.

  • Close the device and turn the device over.

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Remove (2) 5 mm Phillips head screws attaching the small access panel to the base using a Phillips # 1 screwdriver.
  • Remove (2) 5 mm Phillips head screws attaching the small access panel to the base using a Phillips # 1 screwdriver.

  • The (2) screws are attached to the base panel with retaining clips and won't completely detach from the panel.

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  • Remove the small access panel using a heavy duty spudger.

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  • CAUTION: Solid-state drives are fragile. Exercise care when handling the hard drive.

  • CAUTION: To avoid data loss, do not remove the solid-state drive while the computer is in sleep or on state.

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  • Using the pull tab, pivot the solid-state drive bracket and peel off the bracket from the tabs on the computer base.

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  • Using the pull tab, disconnect the solid-state drive cable from the system board.

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  • Remove the screws that secure the solid-state drive assembly to the computer base.

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  • Lift the solid-state drive assembly off the computer base.

  • Make sure the screws are off the solid-state assembly.

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  • Slide and lift the solid-state drive off the solid-state assembly.

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  • CAUTION: Solid-state drives are fragile. Exercise care when handling the hard drive.

  • Slide the new solid-state drive into the solid-state drive assembly.

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  • Replace the screw that secures the solid-state drive assembly with the screw holes on the computer base.

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  • Align the screw holes on the solid-state drive assembly with the screw holes on the computer base.

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  • Replace the screws that secure the solid-state drive assembly to the computer base.

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  • Connect the solid-state drive cable to the system board.

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  • Align the screws on the solid-state drive bracket with the screw holes on the solid-state drive assembly.

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  • Replace the screws that secure the solid-state drive bracket to the solid-state drive assembly.

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  • WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer and follow the steps in Before Working Inside Your Computer. After working inside your computer, follow the instructions in After Working Inside Your Computer.

  • Lift the latches and disconnect the keyboard and keyboard-backlight cables from the system board

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  • Remove the screws that secure the palm-rest assembly to the computer base.

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  • Lift the computer base slightly and push the release tabs on the palm-rest assembly until it pops out.

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  • Turn the computer over and open the display as far as possible.

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  • Using a plastic scribe, pry up along the edges of the palm-rest assembly.

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  • Gently lift the palm-rest assembly and turn it over.

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  • Lift the connector latch and disconnect the power-button board cable from the system board.

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  • Remove the Keyboard.

  • Remove the power-button board.

  • Remove the status-light board.

  • Remove the touchpad.

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  • Replace the touchpad.

  • Replace the status-light board.

  • Replace the power-button board.

  • Replace the keyboard.

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  • Connect the power-button board cable to the system board.

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  • Align the palm-rest assembly on the computer base and snap it into place.

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  • Close the display and turn the computer over.

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  • Replace the screws that secure the palm-rest assembly to the computer base.

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  • Connect the keyboard cable and the keyboard-backlight cable to the system board.

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  • WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer and follow the steps in Before Working Inside Your Computer. After working inside your computer, follow the instructions in After Working Inside Your Computer.

  • Lift the connector latches and disconnect the touchpad cable and the status-light cable from the power-button board.

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  • Peel the touchpad cable and status-light cable off the keyboard bracket.

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  • Lift the keyboard bracket off the palm-rest assembly.

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  • Remove the screws that secure the keyboard to the palm-rest assembly.

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  • Slide and lift the keyboard, along with the cables, off the palm-rest assembly.

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  • Align the screw holes on the NEW keyboard with the screw holes on the palm-rest assembly.

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  • Replace the screws that secure the keyboard to the palm-rest assembly.

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  • Align the screw holes on the keyboard bracket with the screw holes on the palm-rest assembly.

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  • Replace the screws that secure the keyboard bracket to the palm-rest assembly.

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  • Adhere the touchpad cable and status-light cable to the keyboard bracket.

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  • Slide the touchpad cable and the status-light cable into their respective connectors on the power-button board and press down the latches to secure the cables.

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  • Remove the screw that secures the power-adapter port bracket to the power-adapter port.

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  • Lift the power-adapter port bracket off the power-adapter port.

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  • Release the power-adapter port from the computer base.

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  • Disconnect the speaker cable from the system board.

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  • Remove the screws that secure the system board to the computer base.

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  • Slide and lift the system-board assembly.

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  • Turn the system-board assembly over.

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  • Disconnect the power-adapter port cable and remove the power-adapter port from the system board.

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  • Connect the power-adapter port cable to the system board.

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  • Turn the system board over.

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  • Replace the screws that secure the system board to the computer base.

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  • Connect the speaker cable to the connector on the system board.

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  • Align the power-adapter port to the computer base.

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  • Align the screw hole on the power-adapter port bracket with the screw hole on the power-adapter port.

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  • Replace the screw that secures the power-adapter port bracket to the power-adapter port.

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  • Disconnect the fan cables from the connectors on the system board.

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  • Turn the system board over.

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  • Remove the screws that secure the heat-sink assembly to the system board.

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  • Lift the heat-sink assembly off the system board.

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  • Align the screw holes on the NEW heat-sink assembly with the screw holes on the system board.

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  • Replace the screws that secure the heat-sink assembly to the system board.

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  • Turn the system board over.

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  • Connect the fan cables to the connectors on the system board.

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Conclusion

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

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