Introduction

This repair is useful to know how to execute if your projector has overheating issues. Often, a simple fix is just to replace a malfunctioning fan, which is a relatively cheap part. This is much more cost-effective than replacing the entire projector.

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  • Remove the 4 exterior 9mm Phillips #0 screws. They are located on the sides of the projector.

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Image 1/3: The shell will still be attached by a small cord in the front, so be careful not to tear it loose. Image 2/3: The shell will still be attached by a small cord in the front, so be careful not to tear it loose. Image 3/3: The shell will still be attached by a small cord in the front, so be careful not to tear it loose.
  • Gently lift up on the shell with both hands, from the back to the front.

  • The shell will still be attached by a small cord in the front, so be careful not to tear it loose.

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  • Remove the two 7mm Phillips #0 screws that attach the fan to the motherboard of the projector.

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Image 1/1: Be careful to not pull too hard or quickly, since the fan is still attached to the projector with some other wires.
  • Remove the fan by pulling up gently from the top.

  • Be careful to not pull too hard or quickly, since the fan is still attached to the projector with some other wires.

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  • Remove the 7mm Phillips #0 screw that fastens the black ground wire connected to the fan and the projector.

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Image 1/1: The wires will need to be cut with small wire cutters in order to completely remove the fan.
  • Peel the sticker up on the back of the fan to expose the port where the red, white, and black wires are attached.

  • The wires will need to be cut with small wire cutters in order to completely remove the fan.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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