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Introduction

Removing the back of the fan cage provides access to the motor housing.

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  1. Unplug your fan. Remove the 20 mm bolt that fastens the fan ring located at the bottom of the fan cage with a Phillips #3 screwdriver.
    • Unplug your fan.

    • Remove the 20 mm bolt that fastens the fan ring located at the bottom of the fan cage with a Phillips #3 screwdriver.

  2. Remove the ring that runs around the edge of the fan cage.
    • Remove the ring that runs around the edge of the fan cage.

  3. Remove the front of the fan cage.
    • Remove the front of the fan cage.

  4. Remove the 8 mm bolt fastening the fan blades to the rotor with a Phillip #3 screwdriver.
    • Remove the 8 mm bolt fastening the fan blades to the rotor with a Phillip #3 screwdriver.

  5. Take caution when removing the fan blades. They can be sharp!
    • Take caution when removing the fan blades. They can be sharp!

    • Slide the fan blade off the end of the rotor.

  6. Unscrew  the four 8 mm bolts that fasten the back of the fan cage back to the motor housing with a Phillips #3 screwdriver.
    • Unscrew the four 8 mm bolts that fasten the back of the fan cage back to the motor housing with a Phillips #3 screwdriver.

  7. Pull the back cage off.
    • Pull the back cage off.

Conclusion

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

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