Introduction

Replacing your fan blade is simple and requires tools found around your household.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/3: In order to remove the metal cage, place one hand firmly on the back plastic body and your other hand on the metal cage. Image 2/3: Now work your way around the edge of the fan cage and pull it away from the plastic body. Image 3/3: Now work your way around the edge of the fan cage and pull it away from the plastic body.
  • The metal cage is kept in place by three plastic tabs on the plastic body. Focus your pulling around these tabs to make the job easier.

  • In order to remove the metal cage, place one hand firmly on the back plastic body and your other hand on the metal cage.

  • Now work your way around the edge of the fan cage and pull it away from the plastic body.

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Image 1/2: If the fan blade axle has any hair or dirt, then clean it with a cloth to avoid further fan blade blockage. Image 2/2: If you are having difficulty removing the fan blade, then generously apply WD-40 to the fan blade axle.
  • To remove the fan blade, reach behind it and slowly pull it towards you.

  • If the fan blade axle has any hair or dirt, then clean it with a cloth to avoid further fan blade blockage.

  • If you are having difficulty removing the fan blade, then generously apply WD-40 to the fan blade axle.

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Conclusion

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

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