Introdução

There are three internal fans located in the Alienware M18x laptop. This guide will demonstrate how to go about removing said fans.

Peças

Não são necessárias peças.

Turn the computer over. Slide the battery latch over and lift the battery out. Slide the battery latch over and lift the battery out.
  • Turn the computer over.

  • Slide the battery latch over and lift the battery out.

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Unscrew the four indicated screws with a J000 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the four indicated screws with a J000 screwdriver.

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Use the plastic pryer tool to lift the bottom cover off. Use the plastic pryer tool to lift the bottom cover off.
  • Use the plastic pryer tool to lift the bottom cover off.

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With the back cover removed, locate the desired fan to replace. With the back cover removed, locate the desired fan to replace.
  • With the back cover removed, locate the desired fan to replace.

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Use a J000 screwdriver to loosen the screws that secure the fan(s). There are three internal fans within the laptop. Locate the correct screws to loosen for the desired fan to replace based on the provided corresponding images. There are three internal fans within the laptop. Locate the correct screws to loosen for the desired fan to replace based on the provided corresponding images.
  • Use a J000 screwdriver to loosen the screws that secure the fan(s).

    • There are three internal fans within the laptop. Locate the correct screws to loosen for the desired fan to replace based on the provided corresponding images.

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The fan will be connected to the motherboard by a cable. Use plastic tweezers to gently unplug this connection. The fan will be connected to the motherboard by a cable. Use plastic tweezers to gently unplug this connection. The fan will be connected to the motherboard by a cable. Use plastic tweezers to gently unplug this connection.
  • The fan will be connected to the motherboard by a cable. Use plastic tweezers to gently unplug this connection.

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The fan is now fully disconnected from the computer. Gently remove the fan by lifting upwards. The fan is now fully disconnected from the computer. Gently remove the fan by lifting upwards.
  • The fan is now fully disconnected from the computer. Gently remove the fan by lifting upwards.

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Conclusão

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

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