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My fan sounds broken

It was running and then made a sound like rattling and then the fan quite and has not worked since, but it sounds like it's trying to so it might be jammed or off balance? I don't know how to take it apart anfter you get all the screws out to look at it.

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Flip the computer back over after all the bottom screws are out and remove the keyboard and the plate right above the keyboard. This will allow you access cause there are 4 more screws up top that need to be removed

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