Released alongside the AirPort Extreme base station, this hard drive equipped variant offers 802.11ac speed on a time capsule NAS.

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I need to change fan, how do I remove the old one?

Hey guys

I read all your great responses and guides, I thought it was the hard drive in my A1470 2tb Time Capsule that was making an awful noise but I removed it but it seems it was a faulty fan. I ordered a new one from Aliexpress but I tried to remove the "mother board" that has the fan fitted on it, but its quite stuck and my question is:

How do I remove the mother board and the fan, are there any screws or cables I should worry about or should i just pry it out?

Best wishes from Linus in Sweden

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IFIXIT pulled a fast one on you ;-}

The guides and teardown under the Time Capsule heading are abbreviated versions as its twin AirPort Extreme has the complete teardown.

There is not true guide to take the fan out as its quite straightforward. But, you need to review this guide to get the deeper breakdown: AirPort Extreme A1521 Teardown.

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Thank you @danj ! Why did'nt I think of this :) Hopefully it will do the trick to change the fan and have it not sounding like a saw mill!

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