Removing the Heatsink Module

NOTE: There are two version of heatsink module. For this section, we are going to use the discrete model. The UMA version looks like the picture below:

NOTE: There are two version of heatsink module. For this section, we are going to use the discrete model. The UMA version looks like the picture below:

  1. See "Removing the Battery Pack" on page 54.
  2. See "Removing the Lower Cover" on page 56.
  3. Disconnect the heatsink connector from the main board.

4. Remove the eight screws securing the heatsink module in the order shown.

NOTE: The green VGA board in Aspire 8730/8730Z Series is made by NVdia, while the red VGA board in Aspire 8530 Series is made by ATI.

5. Carefully lift up the heatsink module.

Acer 5542 Heatsink

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