Introduction

This is a very simple guide that will help you dissasemble and replace the motor of your Holmes box fan, this process is easy and it only requires a screwdriver and a new motor to install.

Image 1/3: Make sure you also unplug the power cord from the back of the fan. Image 2/3: Make sure you also unplug the power cord from the back of the fan. Image 3/3: Make sure you also unplug the power cord from the back of the fan.
  • The first step is to make sure you unplug your fan from the outlet.

  • Make sure you also unplug the power cord from the back of the fan.

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Image 1/2: Next is to remove the front cover. Image 2/2: Remove the six screws from the perimeter of the cover in order to remove the front cover.
  • Now that your fan is unplugged, lay it flat with the brand label facing upward.

  • Next is to remove the front cover.

  • Remove the six screws from the perimeter of the cover in order to remove the front cover.

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Image 1/2: Flip over the fan so you have access to these six screws. Image 2/2: Remove the six screws from the perimeter of the cover in order to remove the back cover.
  • Next is the back cover.

  • Flip over the fan so you have access to these six screws.

  • Remove the six screws from the perimeter of the cover in order to remove the back cover.

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  • Remove these four screws in order to remove the motor and fan blades from the housing.

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  • The housing should now be able to lift away from the motor and fan blade.

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Image 1/3: Remove these four screws to remove the mounts. Image 2/3: Remove these four screws to remove the mounts. Image 3/3: Remove these four screws to remove the mounts.
  • The next step is to remove the mounts that held the motor to the housing.

  • Remove these four screws to remove the mounts.

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Image 1/2: Be careful, if you used your fan recently the motor may be quite hot. Image 2/2: Be careful, if you used your fan recently the motor may be quite hot.
  • Now you are able to remove the motor from the fan blades.

  • Be careful, if you used your fan recently the motor may be quite hot.

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  • Now you can insert your new motor and you are done!

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Conclusion

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

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