Replacing the top-chassis
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1 Align the holes on the top-chassis fan with the holes on the top-chassis
2 Insert the ends of the rubber grommets through the holes at each corner
of the fan.
3 Align the grommets in the fan with the holes at each corner of the top-
chassis fan bracket and pull through until they snap into place.
4 Route the top-chassis fan cable through the routing guide on the bracket.
5 Align the tabs on the top-chassis fan with the slots on the chassis and
slide the fan until it snaps into position.
6 Replace the screw that secures the top-chassis fan to the chassis.
7 Connect the top-chassis fan cable to the system board.
1 Follow the procedure from step 10 to step 11 in "Replacing the power-supply
2 Replace the left-side cover.