You will remove the back cover, remove screws from the fan and heat sink, and take out the fan from the laptop.
Place the laptop so the back cover is facing up.
Remove the 8 screws from the back cover using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.
Lift off the cover.
Unplug the fan’s power cable, which is a group of black wires attached to a white plastic head on the motherboard.
Remove the two screws located on opposite sides of the fan with a Phillips #00 screw driver.
The fan is permanently attached to the silver heat sink next to the RAM.
To completely remove the parts, loosen the heat sink’s four screws with a Phillips #00 screw driver.
Pull the fan and heat sink toward you at a 20 degree angle upward.