Remove the processor fan (3).
Reverse this procedure to install the processor fan.
System board (includes power connector cable, ExpressCard assembly, and replacement thermal
Before removing the system board, 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 battery (see
Remove the following components:
Hard drive (see
Optical drive (see
Hinge cover (see
Rear cover (see
Top cover (see
Processor fan (see
Chapter 4 Removal and replacement procedures
Battery on page
Hard drive on page
Optical drive on page
Keyboard on page
Hinge cover on page
Rear cover on page
Top cover on page
Subwoofer on page
Processor fan on page
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