The purpose of this technical description is to explore the Utilitech SFC1-500B 20” High Velocity Floor Fan at the system-level, then discuss the important parts directly related to using the device. This description will give the user a basic idea of fan’s design and operation so as to become more proficient in its use.

WARNING:  Unplug fan prior to repair.
  • WARNING: Unplug fan prior to repair.

  • Remove the screws securing the fan cover, using a #2 Phillips-head screwdriver.

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Remove the fan cover.
  • Remove the fan cover.

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  • Remove the screws holding plastic wire cover, using a #2 Phillips-head screwdriver.

  • Recommended: It is recommended that you use the flexible screwdriver shaft attachment, found in ifixit tool kit.

  • If above attachment is unavailable, use a crescent wrench or pliers to grip screwdriver for additional torque, if required.

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  • Remove the earth (green) wire, attached to the motor housing.

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  • Remove the nuts and bolts securing the motor to the back cover of the fan, using a #2 phillips-head screwdriver and an 8mm socket driver.

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  • Remove the power cord from the back cover, by sliding the wire off of the two metal rails holding it to the back motor cover.

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  • Remove the motor from the back of the fan cover.

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  • Congratulations, the fan is fully disassembled. From this point replace the damaged parts.

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

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do you have the wiring schematics for this fan my wire broke from the copper coil thank you

Timothy Thomas - Reply

My Ulitiech fan suddenly stopped working. What can I do to get it to work again. Or is it my new door stop?

Belinda Blodgett - Reply

Where can I find replacement blades for this fan?

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