Introdução

This guide will go over the process of removing and replacing the CPU fan and heat sink assembly.

Make sure the device  is turned off and unplugged from  the charger.
  • Make sure the device is turned off and unplugged from the charger.

  • Using a T5 screwdriver, remove all 10 screws.

  • Pull off the back cover of the laptop.

  • A pry tool may be needed to pull off the back cover.

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Lift up the black tab next to the silver bridge. (seen on the right in the picture) Pull lightly on the blue tabs until the silver bridge is free.
  • Lift up the black tab next to the silver bridge. (seen on the right in the picture)

  • Pull lightly on the blue tabs until the silver bridge is free.

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Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the 5 marked screws.
  • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the 5 marked screws.

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Locate the battery connector. Wedge a pry tool under the battery connector.
  • Locate the battery connector.

  • Wedge a pry tool under the battery connector.

  • Gently pull on the connector until the connector disconnects from the base of the object.

  • Pull out the battery.

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Locate the CPU Fan connector. Wedge a pry tool in the space between the CPU fan connector and the socket.
  • Locate the CPU Fan connector.

  • Wedge a pry tool in the space between the CPU fan connector and the socket.

  • Gently pry the connector out of the socket.

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Move the black cable located around the CPU fan out of the holder. Remove the following 9 screws:
  • Move the black cable located around the CPU fan out of the holder.

  • Remove the following 9 screws:

    • Three Phillips screws

    • Six Phillips screws

  • Make sure not to mix up both types of screws

  • Gently pull vertically on the CPU fan/ heat sink assembly until it is free.

  • Before placing a new CPU fan/heat sink assembly, the CPU and GPU surfaces must be cleaned off and thermal compound must be reapplied

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Conclusão

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

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