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Injury may result if this procedure is not followed properly. Use caution and follow all warnings.
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Introduction

This guide will walk you through the steps to remove your rotation motor. Though disassembly is simple, it is a difficult process to put back together because you have to solder wires or use a wire connector to reattach a new rotation motor.

Lay fan on the ground and use your fingers peel the three feet off the bottom of the fan.
  • Lay fan on the ground and use your fingers peel the three feet off the bottom of the fan.

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Remove the three 12mm screws using the Phillips #0 Screwdriver.
  • Remove the three 12mm screws using the Phillips #0 Screwdriver.

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Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
Remove the two 10mm screws using the Phillips #0 Screwdriver. Remove the two 10mm screws using the Phillips #0 Screwdriver.
  • Remove the two 10mm screws using the Phillips #0 Screwdriver.

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Move the rotation motor left and right to reveal the screw connecting it to the fan.
  • Move the rotation motor left and right to reveal the screw connecting it to the fan.

  • Remove the 18mm screw from the side of the motor using the Phillips #0 Screwdriver.

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Using the wire cutters, severe the wires connecting the rotation motor to the fan.
  • Using the wire cutters, severe the wires connecting the rotation motor to the fan.

  • To put back together you will need to resolder or use wire connectors to reattach motor.

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Conclusion

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

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