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Before removing the fan, follow these steps:
Shut down the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn
the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.
Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet
and then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.
Remove the service access cover (see
Remove the keyboard (see
Remove the top cover (see
Remove the fan from the fan/graphics board heat sink assembly:
Remove the three Phillips PM2.0×3.0 screws (1) that secure the fan to the fan/graphics board
heat sink assembly.
Remove the fan (2).
Component replacement procedures