Introduction

The fan is required to ventilate heat from the laptop and keep it from overheating. This guide will show you the steps to remove the fan from your laptop in case the fan is not working, the laptop is overheating, or needs to be replaced because it is making noise.

Unplug laptop  from adapter and all other devices.
  • Unplug laptop from adapter and all other devices.

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Flip the laptop over with battery facing you.
  • Flip the laptop over with battery facing you.

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  • Slide the battery lock on the right side open.

  • Slide the Battery release latch on the left side.

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  • Pull battery out.

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  • Remove the two 6.5mm Phillips #1 keyboard screws from bottom of laptop.

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  • Push screwdriver through screw hole top pop the keyboard.

  • Make sure the screen is open.

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  • Pry up the keyboard.

  • The keyboard is still attached by it's ribbon.

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  • Remove keyboard wire by popping latch under blue plastic

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  • Using the spudger to lift up on the white tabs

  • Pull horizontally on the blue ribbon to disconnect the cables

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  • Remove the five 5.5mm Phillips #1 screws from the case

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  • Remove eight 6.5mm Phillips #1 screws from the back cover

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  • Starting at a top corner, use the pry tool to split the case.

  • Slowly work around the case, pulling up gently to release the clips.

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  • Remove the three x 5.5 mm restraining screws.

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  • Pull fan of of heat pipe.

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  • Remove fan.

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Conclusion

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

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