Fan assembly removal and installation - ThinkPad T410, T410i

For access, remove these FRUs in order:


StepScrew (quantity)Color
1M2 × 3 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (2)Black0.181 Nm (1.85 kgfcm)
3M2 × 10 mm, wafer-head, nylon-coated (4)Black0.181 Nm (1.85 kgfcm)


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 fan in the integrated graphics models, you need to peel the thin film off from the thermal rubber marked [b].

For Discrete graphics models:


For Integrated graphics models:


  • When attaching the fan assembly to the frame, take care not to damage the heat sink ([a]) of the fan assembly.


  • Make sure that the fan connector is attached firmly.
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  • Alias ID: MIGR-74746
  • Document ID: PD005269
  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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