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      Thermal module removal and installation - ThinkPad T510, T510i, W510

      Thermal slot cover removal and installation steps

      For access, remove:

      Please perform the following steps as shown in the pictures below:

      Removal steps of thermal module

      When installing: Make sure that the connectors are attached firmly.

      Note: Loosen the screws [4a] to [4d] in order, but do not remove them. Some models do not have screws [5]. For those models, skip the step [5]

      Removal steps of thermal module

      Removal steps of thermal module

      When installing: Before you attach the fan assembly to the computer, apply thermal grease, at an amount of 0.2 grams, on the parts marked [a] as in the following figures. Either too much or too less application of grease can cause a thermal problem due to imperfect contact with a component. For the new CPU thermal device/fan, you need to peel the thin film off from the rubbers marked [b].

       

      For Switchable Graphics models:

      Removal steps of thermal module

       

      For Integrated Graphics models:

      Removal steps of thermal module

       

      For Workstation models:

      Removal steps of thermal module

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      • Alias ID: MIGR-74494
      • Document ID: PD003306
      • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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