15" MacBook Pro A1211 Right Fan Replacement
Remove battery.
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Three Phillips screws should be removed from the memory cover using a PH00 Phillips screw driver.
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Remove the memory cover.
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Remove two T6 Torx screws and four Phillips screws running along the screen hinge.
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Lift the keyboard carefully. You will have to pry it up starting from the screen side working your way back to the trackpad. BE CAREFUL: There is a ribbon cable attached to the underside of the keyboard so lift carefully.
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Remove the tape from the trackpad and keyboard connector. Disconnect the trackpad and ribbon cable connector from the logic board.
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Disconnect the right fan cable from the logic board by lifting up underneath the connector.
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Remove three T6 Torx screws on the right fan.
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Lift the fan out of the case. The tape sticks to the heat sink a fair amount but once you get the tape separated, it comes off moderately easy.

Reassemble this device by following these instructions in reverse order.
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