Einleitung

One of the device's most important parts is the fan, as it helps keep the processor cooled and stops the computer from overheating. A fan might need to be replaced due to it being noisy, broken, or damaged, and this guide will help replace the fan.

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  1. Remove the following eighteen screws using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.
    • Remove the following eighteen screws using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

    • Remember to have a small bowl or container nearby to place the screws in, so none of the screws get lost.

    • Make sure the Chromebook is unplugged and shut down, so no files are lost and there is no risk of electrocution.

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  2. Using the flat side of the spudger,  pry open the bottom case of the laptop.
    • Using the flat side of the spudger, pry open the bottom case of the laptop.

    • Working from the front to the back, where it connects to the screen, proved to be the easiest way of popping the case off.

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    • Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver, unscrew the screw to the right of the fan.

    • Remember to have a small container to place the screw in, so it does not get lost.

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    • Using the Phillips #0 screwdriver, unscrew the four screws connecting the heatsink to the motherboard.

    • Remember to have a safe place to place the screws, so none of them get lost.

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    • Carefully unhook the black and white wires from the circumference of the fan.

    • It might help to use the pointed end of the spudger tool to unhook the wires.

    • Do not tug too hard on the wires, as they can easily disconnect and snap off from the motherboard.

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    • Using the spudger tool, carefully remove the wires connecting the fan to the motherboard.

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    • Using the flat side of the spudger, firmly pry the fan off of the components, as well as the heatsink from the motherboard.

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Abschluss

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

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