Introduction

If your blender is too loud, your fan may be damaged or loose. This guide will show you how to replace a broken or damaged fan.

Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the 5 screws (13mm long, 6mm wide) holding the outer base. Lift the base up to remove it.
  • Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the 5 screws (13mm long, 6mm wide) holding the outer base.

  • Lift the base up to remove it.

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Remove the midsection by pulling it up. If the section is stuck, use the iFixit plastic opening tool to pry it off. Pull the power cord through the mid-section opening.
  • Remove the midsection by pulling it up. If the section is stuck, use the iFixit plastic opening tool to pry it off.

  • Pull the power cord through the mid-section opening.

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Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the 6 screws (13 mm long, 6 mm wide). Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the 6 screws (13 mm long, 6 mm wide).
  • Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the 6 screws (13 mm long, 6 mm wide).

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Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the two screws (5 mm long, 3 mm wide) holding the power cord onto the motor cover. Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the two screws (5 mm long, 3 mm wide) holding the power cord onto the motor cover.
  • Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the two screws (5 mm long, 3 mm wide) holding the power cord onto the motor cover.

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Using the iFixit plastic opening tool, pry the motor cover off the general housing. Once it is loose, lift it up to remove it off the base. Slide the cover all the way to the end of the power cord.
  • Using the iFixit plastic opening tool, pry the motor cover off the general housing. Once it is loose, lift it up to remove it off the base.

  • Slide the cover all the way to the end of the power cord.

  • Please note that the power cord does not completely come off the cover.

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Use a wrench or a pair of pliers to help remove the nut on top of the fan. Holding the fan itself will help make the process easier.
  • Use a wrench or a pair of pliers to help remove the nut on top of the fan. Holding the fan itself will help make the process easier.

  • The fan blades are sharp. Handle with care. Using a paper towel or cloth while handling is recommended.

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Use the plastic opening tool to loosen the washer.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to loosen the washer.

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Remove washer then slide the fan off the screw. Replace the fan as needed.
  • Remove washer then slide the fan off the screw.

  • Replace the fan as needed.

  • The fan has a keyed hole, thus it fits on the shaft in a specific way. Ensure you put it on correctly.

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Conclusion

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

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