Introduzione

This repair guide shows how to replace and clean out the fan.

Parti

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  1. Turn the laptop upside down
    • Turn the laptop upside down

    • The battery is located on the front right side of the laptop; the opposite side from the floppy disk drive.

  2. As shown by the arrow, slide the plastic cover up and then pull out and downwards.
    • As shown by the arrow, slide the plastic cover up and then pull out and downwards.

    • You should now be able to pull the battery out.

    • Remove the four 16mm Phillips screws bordering the edge of the laptop, indicated here.

    • Remove the 4mm Phillips screw on the right rear side of the laptop next to the audio ports.

    • This will release the speaker grille.

    • Flip the computer back over and open the screen.

    • Slide the blue speaker grille (located above the keyboard) to the right and gently pull upward. The grille will still be connected by a white electrical strip.

    • Carefully pull out the white electrical strip.

    • Remove the 4mm Phillips screw in the center (located to the left of the green strip).

    • Carefully pull the green strip straight up to disconnect it.

    • The keyboard can now be removed.

    • Remove the four 4mm Phillips screws around the hard drive.

    • WARNING: DVD drive is now loose as well

    • Carefully lift the hard drive cage out.

    • Carefully disconnect the copper strip to pull out the hard drive.

    • With the hard drive removed, unscrew the four 6mm brass colored, Phillips screws under the hard drive cage.

    • This will allow you to remove the hard drive mounting bracket.

    • Remove the three 6mm brass colored, Phillips screws that hold the fan cage in place.

    • Remove the two 4mm black, Phillips screws shown here.

    • Remove the 18mm silver, Phillips screw shown here.

    • Now remove the silver tab.

    • Remove the blue and red fan power cords.

    • Carefully pull up and out on the metal heat sink and fan bracket.

    • The fan can now be cleaned or replaced.

Conclusione

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

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