Removing the CPU Heatsink Module

  1. See "Removing the Battery Pack" on page 51.
  2. See "Removing the Lower Cover" on page 53.
  3. Detach the heatsink cable from the mainboard.
Acer Aspire 5735z Fan Below Open
5. Remove the heatsink module.
Aspire 4710
  1. See "Removing the Battery Pack" on page 51.
  2. See "Removing the Lower Cover" on page 53.
  3. See "Removing the CPU Heatsink Module" on page 60.
  4. Using a flat screwdriver, turn the CPU socket latch to the unlock position by aligning the latch to the unlock symbol, then remove the CPU.
Aspire 4710
NOTE: When installing the CPU, make sure to install the CPU with PIN 1 at the corner as shown.
  1. See "Removing the Battery Pack" on page 51.
  2. Press the plastic flat-blade screwdriver to the notches, shown below, to disengage the keyboard from the main unit.

3. Carefully pry up and out the keyboard and turn it over.

4. Disconnect the keyboard cable from the mainboard to remove the keyboard.
  1. See "Removing the Battery Pack" on page 51.
  2. See "Removing the Keyboard" on page 62.
  3. Open the LCD screen all the way to facilitate the easy removal of the middle cover.
  4. Carefully insert the flat screwdriver between the middle cover and lower case and gently pry up the middle cover.

5. Continue prying the middle cover until the full length of the cover releases from the main unit, then turn it over.

6. Detach the power board cable from the power board,

then remove the middle cover.

then remove the middle cover.

  1. See "Removing the Battery Pack" on page 51.
  2. See "Removing the Keyboard" on page 62.
  3. See "Removing the Middle Cover" on page 63.
  4. Remove the three screws (A) from the power board.

Step

Size (Quantity)

Color

Torque

1~3

M2 x L4 (3)

Black

1.6 kgf-cm

  1. Remove the power board.
  2. Remove the power board.
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    HOW TO OPEN HEATSINK ON ACER LAPTOP?
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    What is under heat sink fan in acer aspire desktop computer x 2300?
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