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Asus F6A-X2 Fan Replacement

A step-by-step guide for replacing the laptop's fan.

  • Auteur: Jonathan
  • Geschatte tijd: 10 minuten
  • Moeilijkheid: Gemiddeld

The fan blows hot air out of the laptop and takes in cool air. Be sure to have a compatible fan for this laptop when you replace it.

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Stap 1 Fan  ¶ 

Remove the three 2.0mm Phillips #1 screws that secure the metal guard. With the screws removed, simply lift the metal guard out of the laptop to remove it.

Stap 1 Fan  ¶ 

  • Remove the three 2.0mm Phillips #1 screws that secure the metal guard.

  • With the screws removed, simply lift the metal guard out of the laptop to remove it.

Stap 2  ¶ 

Disconnect the fan from the motherboard by pulling the black cord straight up. Disconnect the fan from the motherboard by pulling the black cord straight up.

Stap 2  ¶ 

  • Disconnect the fan from the motherboard by pulling the black cord straight up.

Stap 3  ¶ 

Remove the 1.5mm Phillips #1 screws attaching the fan to the motherboard. Remove the 1.5mm Phillips #1 screws attaching the fan to the motherboard.

Stap 3  ¶ 

  • Remove the 1.5mm Phillips #1 screws attaching the fan to the motherboard.

Stap 4  ¶ 

Using the flat end of a spudger, gently pry upwards on the adhesive attaching the fan to the side of the laptop.

Stap 4  ¶ 

  • Using the flat end of a spudger, gently pry upwards on the adhesive attaching the fan to the side of the laptop.

  • When removing the adhesive, be sure not to remove it completely. You will need to keep the end of it on so you can attach it to your replacement fan.

Stap 5  ¶ 

Remove the four 1.25 mm Phillips #1 screw that secure the heat sink in place. Remove the four 1.25 mm Phillips #1 screw that secure the heat sink in place.

Stap 5  ¶ 

  • Remove the four 1.25 mm Phillips #1 screw that secure the heat sink in place.

Stap 6  ¶ 

With one hand holding the heat sink, and the other hand holding the fan, pull upwards with moderate force to remove the compents from the laptop.

Stap 6  ¶ 

  • With one hand holding the heat sink, and the other hand holding the fan, pull upwards with moderate force to remove the compents from the laptop.

  • The heat sink can offer a lot of resistance to movement. If it proves too difficult to pull off with your fingers, use the flat end of a spudger to pry it off the CPU.

Stap 7  ¶ 

Flip the fan and heat sink over so the metal end of the fan is facing upwards, and lay it flat. Using the flat end of a spudger, gently pry off the adhesive attaching the fan to the plastic.

Stap 7  ¶ 

  • Flip the fan and heat sink over so the metal end of the fan is facing upwards, and lay it flat.

  • Using the flat end of a spudger, gently pry off the adhesive attaching the fan to the plastic.

  • With the adhesive off, simply pull the fan away from the plastic to remove it.