Introduction

Fans can overheat and stop working. This guide will help you be able to remove and replace the fan inside the ASUS K50IJ.

Parts

No parts required.

Slide the tab over to unlock the battery cover located on the bottom-left corner of the laptop.
  • Slide the tab over to unlock the battery cover located on the bottom-left corner of the laptop.

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Lift the exposed lip and remove the battery cover.
  • Lift the exposed lip and remove the battery cover.

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  • Press the tabs on the battery and lift them. The battery should come out easily.

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  • Using the PH1 screwdriver, remove the four 4 .75 mm screws that are located on the vent panel.

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  • Remove the one .5 mm screw located in the top right corner of the battery compartment.

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  • Remove the bottom panel by sliding it toward the hinges and lifting the back panel up.

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  • Unplug the wire cable attached to the fan by pulling it out .

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  • Using the PH1 screwdriver, remove the 3 .75mm screws labeled as 1, 2, and 3 on the fan. NOTE these screws have the labels "1", "2", and "3" next to them.

  • Lift the fan up with your fingers.

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Conclusion

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

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