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Introduction

After removing the outer casing, replacing the fan blades is quick and easy! You would want to use this guide to replace the broken part or clean dirty blades.

  1. Before you begin, be sure to unplug the fan. Remove the four 14 mm screws  from the back of the device using the Phillips #0 Screwdriver.
    • Before you begin, be sure to unplug the fan.

    • Remove the four 14 mm screws from the back of the device using the Phillips #0 Screwdriver.

  2. Pull the front and back parts of the case away from each other until the back is free from the front. This may require a large amount of force. Pull the front and back parts of the case away from each other until the back is free from the front. This may require a large amount of force.
    • Pull the front and back parts of the case away from each other until the back is free from the front. This may require a large amount of force.

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  4. Remove the hex nut from the fan motor with a 10mm hexagonal ratcheting socket wrench. The nut uses a left-handed thread.
    • Remove the hex nut from the fan motor with a 10mm hexagonal ratcheting socket wrench.

    • The nut uses a left-handed thread.

  5. Grasp the fan blade firmly and pull upward to remove it from the center column of the fan. The slots on the fan blades and center column need to be aligned for reassembly.
    • Grasp the fan blade firmly and pull upward to remove it from the center column of the fan.

    • The slots on the fan blades and center column need to be aligned for reassembly.

Conclusion

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

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