Introdução

Often times if a computer is overheating, the fan may not be working properly. This guide will show a user how to replace a fan that is no longer working.

Turn off the laptop.
  • Turn off the laptop.

  • Disconnect the charging cable.

  • Failure to unplug the cable could result in electric shock.

  • Turn the computer upside down.

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Locate the two switches that lock the battery. Push the right switch outwards to unlock the battery.
  • Locate the two switches that lock the battery.

  • Push the right switch outwards to unlock the battery.

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Push and hold the left switch outwards to unlock the battery. Pull the battery away from the computer.
  • Push and hold the left switch outwards to unlock the battery.

  • Pull the battery away from the computer.

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Turn the laptop over so that the bottom side is facing up.
  • Turn the laptop over so that the bottom side is facing up.

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Unscrew the five 5mm Phillips #0 screws that hold the cover in place.
  • Unscrew the five 5mm Phillips #0 screws that hold the cover in place.

    • The screws do not come out fully from the back plate. They stay attached to the plate itself.

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With the screws removed, insert the plastic opening tool into the groove located on the right side. Begin to pry up, and the plate should lift up from the body of the laptop. While lifting up, take the piece in one hand and pull up and to the right to fully remove the back plate.
  • With the screws removed, insert the plastic opening tool into the groove located on the right side.

  • Begin to pry up, and the plate should lift up from the body of the laptop.

  • While lifting up, take the piece in one hand and pull up and to the right to fully remove the back plate.

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Carefully pull the fan's power connector from the laptop. Carefully pull the fan's power connector from the laptop.
  • Carefully pull the fan's power connector from the laptop.

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Remove the three 5mm Phillips #1 screws holding the fan in place. Remove the three 5mm Phillips #1 screws holding the fan in place.
  • Remove the three 5mm Phillips #1 screws holding the fan in place.

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Remove the fan by pulling it up and away from the computer. Remove the fan by pulling it up and away from the computer.
  • Remove the fan by pulling it up and away from the computer.

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Conclusão

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

Lucio

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