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Введение

Follow this guide to replace the fan on your Sony Playstation 4.

Unplug your PS4 before beginning any repairs.

  1. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the hard drive cover: step 1, image 1 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the hard drive cover: step 1, image 2 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the hard drive cover: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Grip the PS4 with both hands along the gap in the top cover.

    • Push the glossy side of the top cover with your thumbs until it pops to the side.

    • Lift the glossy top cover up and back to remove it from the PS4.

  2. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the hard drive bracket screw: step 2, image 1 of 2 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the hard drive bracket screw: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the 6.5 mm screw securing the hard drive bracket to the enclosure.

  3. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the hard drive bracket: step 3, image 1 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the hard drive bracket: step 3, image 2 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the hard drive bracket: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Pull the hard drive bracket out of the enclosure.

    • Be careful not to drop the hard drive. The internal components are fragile and are susceptible to damage by sudden shock.

  4. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Flip over the PS4: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Flip the PS4 upside-down with the back side facing towards you.

  5. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the warranty stickers: step 5, image 1 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the warranty stickers: step 5, image 2 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the warranty stickers: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • Use tweezers to remove the two stickers in the center of the back of the PS4 exposing two case screws.

  6. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the plastic screw covers: step 6, image 1 of 2 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the plastic screw covers: step 6, image 2 of 2
    • Use tweezers to carefully remove the plastic screw covers in each corner, exposing two more case screws.

  7. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the rear case screws: step 7, image 1 of 2 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the rear case screws: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the four 7.2 mm Torx security screws on the back of the PS4.

  8. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the lower case: step 8, image 1 of 2 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the lower case: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • Use your thumbs to lift the lower case up and off the PS4.

    • The lower case is held into place by plastic clips. You may need to use significant force to release the lower case.

  9. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 2 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 9, image 2 of 2
    • Use a pair of tweezers to pull the power supply cable straight out and disconnect the power supply unit from the motherboard.

    • If your connector feels stuck, use a spudger to gently pry the connector out.

  10. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the power supply unit: step 10, image 1 of 2 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the power supply unit: step 10, image 2 of 2
    • Remove three 9.7 mm Torx security screws.

    • Remove two 41 mm Phillips screws and brackets.

  11. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 11, image 1 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 11, image 2 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 11, image 3 of 3
    • Lift the power supply straight up and out of the PS4.

    • The power supply is held firmly in place by prongs on the left side. It may take multiple attempts to remove it.

    • During reassembly, ensure the prongs are aligned, then press the power supply into place.

  12. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the Wi-Fi antenna: step 12, image 1 of 2 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the Wi-Fi antenna: step 12, image 2 of 2
    • Use the tip of a spudger to disconnect the antenna cable from the motherboard.

  13. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 13, image 1 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 13, image 2 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 13, image 3 of 3
    • Use a pair of tweezers or your fingers to grab the antenna cable and move it out from the cable guides.

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    • Use a pair of tweezers or your fingers to thread the antenna cable out from underneath the optical drive cable.

  15. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 15, image 1 of 2 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 15, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the 9.7 mm Torx security screw securing the antenna.

  16. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 16, image 1 of 2 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 16, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the Wi-Fi antenna.

  17. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Disconnect the optical drive: step 17, image 1 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Disconnect the optical drive: step 17, image 2 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Disconnect the optical drive: step 17, image 3 of 3
    • Use your fingernail to press down on the metal release lever of the ribbon cable on top of the optical drive.

    • Use your fingers or a pair of tweezers to disconnect the ribbon cable by pulling on the black tab.

    • You do not need to press the metal lever when inserting the ribbon cable back in. You will hear a click once it is fully inserted.

  18. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 18, image 1 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 18, image 2 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 18, image 3 of 3
    • Use your fingernail to press down the metal release lever for the ribbon cable connected to the motherboard.

    • Use your fingers or a pair of tweezers to disconnect the ribbon cable by pulling on the black tab.

    • Set the ribbon cable aside for reassembly.

    • You do not need to press the metal lever when inserting the ribbon cable back in. You will hear a click once it is fully inserted.

  19. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 19, image 1 of 2 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 19, image 2 of 2
    • Use your fingers or a pair of tweezers to disconnect the optical drive cable from the motherboard.

  20. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 20, image 1 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 20, image 2 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 20, image 3 of 3
    • Use your fingers or a pair of tweezers to remove the optical drive cable from the cable guides that hold it in place.

  21. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the optical drive: step 21, image 1 of 2 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the optical drive: step 21, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the four screws securing the optical drive.

    • Three 9.7 mm Torx screws

    • One 6.2 mm Phillips screw

  22. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 22, image 1 of 2 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 22, image 2 of 2
    • Lift the optical drive straight up and out of the PS4.

  23. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the upper case: step 23, image 1 of 2 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the upper case: step 23, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the two 9.7 mm Torx screws securing the upper case.

  24. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 24, image 1 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 24, image 2 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 24, image 3 of 3
    • Lift the upper case up and back to remove it from the PS4.

    • The upper case in held in place by plastic tabs on the front side. It will take significant force to separate them.

  25. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the upper EMI shield: step 25, image 1 of 2 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the upper EMI shield: step 25, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the twelve 9.7 mm Torx screws securing the upper EMI shield.

  26. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 26, image 1 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 26, image 2 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 26, image 3 of 3
    • This step shows you how to properly unscrew the pressure plate.

    • Remove the two 15.6 mm Phillips screws.

    • Gradually unscrew the pressure plate by turning each screw one half turn at a time.

    • Alternate between the two screws to maintain even pressure on the pressure plate.

    • Do not unscrew one side completely before unscrewing the other side or you may damage the processor.

  27. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 27, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the pressure plate.

  28. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 28, image 1 of 2 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 28, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the upper EMI shield.

  29. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the motherboard: step 29, image 1 of 2 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the motherboard: step 29, image 2 of 2
    • Insert the flat end of a spudger in between the fan cable and the motherboard.

    • Twist the spudger to lift the connector straight up and disconnect it from the motherboard.

  30. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 30, image 1 of 2 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 30, image 2 of 2
    • Grab the edge of the motherboard on the front of the PS4.

    • Lift the motherboard until the USB ports clear the PS4 case.

  31. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 31, image 1 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 31, image 2 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 31, image 3 of 3
    • Lift the motherboard out from the PS4.

    • Apply a new layer of thermal paste to the processor before installing a motherboard using this guide.

    • Failure to properly install new thermal paste will cause your PS4 to overheat.

    • Insert the I/O side of the Motherboard in first, then lower the other side in.

  32. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the lower EMI shield: step 32, image 1 of 2 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the lower EMI shield: step 32, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the three 6.2 mm Phillips screws from the lower EMI shield.

  33. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 33, image 1 of 2 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 33, image 2 of 2
    • Lift the lower EMI shield and heatsink straight up out of the PS4.

  34. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the fan: step 34, image 1 of 2 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement, Remove the fan: step 34, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the two 6.2 mm Phillips screws from the fan.

  35. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 35, image 1 of 2 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 35, image 2 of 2
    • Lift the fan straight up out of the PS4 shell.

  36. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 36, image 1 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 36, image 2 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 36, image 3 of 3
    • Use a pair of tweezers to carefully remove the foam padding strip from the fan.

    • Install the foam padding strip to the new fan in the same location.

  37. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 37, image 1 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 37, image 2 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 37, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the foam padding pieces from the fan.

    • Use a hairdryer or heat gun to soften the adhesive if necessary.

    • Install these on the new fan in the same locations, using the adhesive left behind on the old fan as a reference.

  38. PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 38, image 1 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 38, image 2 of 3 PlayStation 4 Fan Replacement: step 38, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the adhesive strip securing the fan cable.

    • Place the adhesive strip on the new fan, securing the cable in the same location.

Заключение

To reassemble your device, follow the above steps in reverse order.

Take your e-waste to an R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler.

Repair didn’t go as planned? Check out our Answers community for troubleshooting help.

Compare your new replacement part to the original part—you may need to transfer remaining components or remove adhesive backings from the new part before installing.

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Great guide, but where to buy a fan for the ps4?!

frankeinarhaugen - Ответить

Look one ebay, that's where my store gets the majority of out parts from. considering we fix computers.

jonathon saygidia -

Will this guide work with the CUH-1200 model?

Jose Alvizo - Ответить

excellent camarade !

Beaux travail !

Attention au principe de peter... Niveaux d'incom.......

je déconne !

P.S. Ne pas se ronger les ongles ca evite les pinces a épiler !

je déconne pas !

Inversement ce pas très esthétique...

Change rien !

Dall - Ответить

My PS4 has been overheating so I decided to take it apart and clean it. I cleaned it well but it still over heats the fan will try to start up but cuts back off plz help

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