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Cleaning vents and possibly fan

I have had a problem with heat to the point of an "electrical " burning smell. It has been suggested I clean the air vents and fan. Where can I get instructions on this?

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Here is a link to a discussion of several ways to clean your unit. With the smell you mention while you have it open for cleaning I would take a good look at my capacitors. Ralph

Here's how you open it up. Ralph

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