Tips for replacing fan in laptop

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I have a bad fan in my laptop and I plan on replacing it myself.  I am a bit nervous, but I just do not want to cause any damage.  Does anyone have any suggestions or tips for me on doing this repair myself?  I would appreciate any words of advice from anyone that may have done this.  Thanks.

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Tips for replacing fan in laptop

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Hi,

If you want to replace your laptop fan by yourself just follow these steps below:

 

· Firstly, shut down your laptop.

· After that, disconnect all the peripherals attached with it and also unplug the laptop’s power cord.

· Then, place a soft towel on a flat surface of the laptop.

· After that, close your laptop’s display panel and place it upside-down on the soft towel.

· Then, remove the screws from the battery cover.

· After that, depress the locking tabs of the battery of the laptop and take out the battery’s assembly.

· Then, also remove the screws from the hard drive cover and lift the cover off.

· After this, unplug the cable that connects the hard drive and to the motherboard.

· Then, take out the drive from the bay by sliding it.

· After that, remove the screws from “CMOS Battery” of the laptop.

· Then remove the screws of the “Memory Module Panel” from the laptop.

· After this, lift both the “CMOS Battery” and the “Memory Module Panel” up from the laptop and take them out from the laptop.

· Then, remove the keyboard cover by removing the screws.

· After removing the cover of a keyboard, turn the laptop over and open the display panel.

· After the previous step, remove the screws of the upper keyboard.

· Then, lift the keyboard up and gently remove the ribbon cable from the motherboard.

· After this, carefully hold the connector with your hand and unplug the wire which is connected to the LED screen board to the motherboard.

· Then, remove the wires from other connections too.

· After that, remove the screws from the laptop display panel.

· After the previous step, unplug the cables that are being connected the USB ports and audio jacks.

· Then, remove the screws from the motherboard of your laptop and take out the motherboard.

· After the previous step, remove the screws from your laptop fan and take out your laptop fan from the laptop case.

· Now, put the new fan in the place of the older fan and tight it with the screws.

· After that, reassemble your laptop in the reverse order.

 

Hope this answer will help you a lot.

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