Introduction

The internal fan keeps your machine from overheating. A faulty fan can also cause smoking. To remedy these problems, use this guide to replace your fan.

Image 1/1: Remove the seven 14mm screws from the side of the drill using the PH#0 screwdriver.
  • Be sure the heat gun is unplugged before starting this process.

  • Remove the seven 14mm screws from the side of the drill using the PH#0 screwdriver.

  • You will need a screwdriver extension.

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Image 1/1: Don't try to open the casing just yet.
  • Remove the 8mm screw from underside of barrel using the PH#0 screwdriver.

  • Don't try to open the casing just yet.

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  • Remove the barrel casing on either end by twisting and pulling each side off.

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  • Remove the top casing to reveal inside of drill. You might have to tug a little harder for this one.

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  • Remove the metal casing and fan cover from the fan unit.

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Image 1/1: Bending the brackets too far back can cause the brackets to break.
  • Bend the metal prongs backward that connect the fan motor to the plastic cap.

  • Bending the brackets too far back can cause the brackets to break.

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Image 1/1: This will allow you to work only with the motor and fan.
  • Remove the plastic cap from the motor,

  • This will allow you to work only with the motor and fan.

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  • Remove the fan by pulling it from the motor rod and replace.

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Conclusion

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

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