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Sony Vaio SVE15112FXS Fan Replacement

Use this replacement guide to replace an outdated or damaged fan on the Sony Vaio SVE15112FXS.

  • Автор: Ashley Bierman
  • Времени уйдёт: 45 мин.
  • Сложность: Средняя

If your laptop is overheating or performing slowly, you can use this guide to replace the internal fan. This process is simple and only requires a #0 Phillips screwdriver, #00 Phillips screwdriver, plastic opening tool, and magnetic project mat to keep track of the screws for each step. Be sure to handle the fan and all wires with care as they are delicate parts.

Шаг 1 Fan  ¶ 

Power laptop off before beginning.

Шаг 1 Fan  ¶ 

  • Power laptop off before beginning.

  • Turn the laptop over so that it is positioned top down with the model number facing you.

Шаг 2  ¶ 

Use a #0 Phillips screwdriver to remove the two 4.0 mm screws securing the hard drive cover.

Шаг 2  ¶ 

  • Use a #0 Phillips screwdriver to remove the two 4.0 mm screws securing the hard drive cover.

  • To avoid losing any parts, we recommend that you place the loose screws on a magnetic project mat.

Шаг 3  ¶ 

To expose the hard drive, remove the cover by sliding it toward you and pulling up on the panel. To expose the hard drive, remove the cover by sliding it toward you and pulling up on the panel.

Шаг 3  ¶ 

  • To expose the hard drive, remove the cover by sliding it toward you and pulling up on the panel.

Шаг 4  ¶ 

Use a #0 Phillips screwdriver to remove the two 4.0 mm screws attaching the hard drive to the laptop.

Шаг 4  ¶ 

  • Use a #0 Phillips screwdriver to remove the two 4.0 mm screws attaching the hard drive to the laptop.

Шаг 5  ¶ 

Pull the clear plastic ribbon to the left until the mount is detached from the laptop. There will be some resistance as the hard drive is disconnected. If it does not move at all, check that all anchor screws are removed.

Шаг 5  ¶ 

  • Pull the clear plastic ribbon to the left until the mount is detached from the laptop.

  • There will be some resistance as the hard drive is disconnected. If it does not move at all, check that all anchor screws are removed.

  • Lift the hard drive out of the well.

Шаг 6  ¶ 

Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the one 4.0 mm screw next to the model number label.

Шаг 6  ¶ 

  • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the one 4.0 mm screw next to the model number label.

Шаг 7  ¶ 

Use a plastic opening tool to slide the CD-ROM out from the laptop.

Шаг 7  ¶ 

  • Use a plastic opening tool to slide the CD-ROM out from the laptop.

Шаг 8  ¶ 

Slide the "lock" tab upward to unlock the battery before removal. While pushing the "release" tab upward, lift the battery and pull outward to remove it from the laptop. While pushing the "release" tab upward, lift the battery and pull outward to remove it from the laptop.

Шаг 8  ¶ 

  • Slide the "lock" tab upward to unlock the battery before removal.

  • While pushing the "release" tab upward, lift the battery and pull outward to remove it from the laptop.

Шаг 9  ¶ 

To unsecure the bottom cover, remove all the cover screws using a #0 Phillips screwdriver. Remove the two 9.0 mm screws on each side of the battery. Remove the twelve 8.0 mm long screws alongside the entire back cover.

Шаг 9  ¶ 

  • To unsecure the bottom cover, remove all the cover screws using a #0 Phillips screwdriver.

  • Remove the two 9.0 mm screws on each side of the battery.

  • Remove the twelve 8.0 mm long screws alongside the entire back cover.

  • Remove the three 3.0 mm screws inside the battery well.

Шаг 10  ¶ 

Use a plastic opening tool to carefully pry open the latch points located under the silver plastic trim. Repeat this around the back cover. It may be easiest to start around the CD-ROM bay because there is more room. To avoid damaging the plastic trim and cover, do not force difficult areas and make sure the opening tool is completely under the black plastic cover, not just the silver trim.

Шаг 10  ¶ 

  • Use a plastic opening tool to carefully pry open the latch points located under the silver plastic trim. Repeat this around the back cover.

  • It may be easiest to start around the CD-ROM bay because there is more room.

  • To avoid damaging the plastic trim and cover, do not force difficult areas and make sure the opening tool is completely under the black plastic cover, not just the silver trim.

  • Lift the back cover upward and away from the laptop.

Шаг 11  ¶ 

Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the three 3.0 mm screws attaching the fan to the heat sink unit.

Шаг 11  ¶ 

  • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the three 3.0 mm screws attaching the fan to the heat sink unit.

Шаг 12  ¶ 

Use a plastic opening tool to unsecure the white power cable connector. Do not pull on the wires as this could rip them from the cable connector.

Шаг 12  ¶ 

  • Use a plastic opening tool to unsecure the white power cable connector.

  • Do not pull on the wires as this could rip them from the cable connector.

  • Carefully unwrap the red and yellow wires from the hooks.

  • Take note of how the wires are wrapped around the hooks.

Шаг 13  ¶ 

Lift the fan upward to remove it from the heat sink unit.

Шаг 13  ¶ 

  • Lift the fan upward to remove it from the heat sink unit.