1. Peel back the black insulator on the bottom housing to access the AC line filter screws.
2. Remove two screws and lift the AC line filter from the bottom housing. Note: The AC line port cover plug may fall out of the bottom housing when you remove the AC line filter. Place the plug back into the bottom housing before reinstalling the AC line filter.
Refer to the topic, "Thermal Paste Application" for detailed information.
Warning: Whenever the logic board is separated from the bottom housing, you must install new thermal pads to three surfaces on the bottom housing. The thermal pads help cool components on the logic board. Failure to apply these pads whenever the logic board is separated from the bottom housing could cause these parts to overheat. Short term separation, where the thermal pads are not handled excessively (an exception would be if you are simply testing the logic board and only detach it for a few minutes), does not require replacement.
Refer to "Thermal Pad Installation" in this chapter for detailed information.
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