Oh no! You've dropped your digital stuff. And it's out of warranty. And repair costs more than the digital stuff is worth. What to do short of tossing the digital stuff (or selling on ebay)? Well, believe it or not the average person has a good chance of diy fixing that digital stuff themselves. All they'll need for most cases is some patience, and a little background knowledge. The intent of the posts on this blog are to help provide that knowledge.

Disclaimer Warning: The following instructions are given without any warranty. They don't have to be complete or correct. Don't do any of the following steps if you're not sure of what you're doing. You could damage your digital stuffs and you WILL lose your warranty. Everything you do will be at your own risk.

Disclaimer Notice : imprtant things to know before you start taking Part your digital stuffs

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Installing MacBook Unibody Fan

Installing MacBook Unibody Fan

Replacing a defective fan will keep your laptop running cool.

Tools used in this guide : Phillips #00 Screwdriver , Spudger
Parts relevant to this guide : MacBook Unibody/MBP 13" Unibody Fan

Step 1 — Access Door
With the case closed, place the Unibody top-side down on a flat surface.
Depress the grooved side of the access door release latch enough to grab the free end. Lift the release latch until it is vertical.

Step 2
The access door should now be raised enough to lift it up and out of the Unibody.

Step 3 — Battery
Be sure the access door release latch is vertical before proceeding.
Grab the white plastic tab and pull the battery up and out of the Unibody.

Step 4 — Lower Case
Remove the following eight screws securing the lower case to the chassis:
One 3 mm Phillips screw.
Three 13.5 mm Phillips screws.
Four 3.5 mm Phillips screws.

Step 5
Using both hands, lift and remove the lower case off the upper case.

Step 6 — Fan
Use a spudger to pry the fan connector straight up off the logic board.

Step 7
Remove the following three screws securing the fan to the upper case:
Two 5 mm Phillips screws.
One 7 mm Phillips screw.

Step 8
Lift the fan out of the upper case.

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order

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