Introduction

This guide will instruct you on how to remove the fan blade and transformer.

Image 1/1: Do this by unscrewing from left-to-right then pull the screws out of the back of the fan
  • Use a Philips #2 screwdriver to unscrew the four 6mm Phillips #0 back screws.

  • Do this by unscrewing from left-to-right then pull the screws out of the back of the fan

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Image 1/1: Be careful not to pull the front cover off completely because it holds the wires.
  • Pull the front and back cover apart.

  • Be careful not to pull the front cover off completely because it holds the wires.

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Image 1/1: Make sure the fan is unplugged while removing the circuit board as you may get shocked.
  • Remove the Phillips (5-mm head) 6-mm screw that holds the circuit board to the outer shell of the fan.

  • Make sure the fan is unplugged while removing the circuit board as you may get shocked.

  • To remove the screws, unscrew in a left-to-right fashion at an angle to make sure that the wires do not get tangled.

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  • Remove the top cover containing the circuit board and the wires by pulling it away from the body of the fan.

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Image 1/2: Unscrew the four screws on the top of the circuit board in a left-to-right fashion. After pull screws out of the board. Image 2/2: Unscrew the four screws on the top of the circuit board in a left-to-right fashion. After pull screws out of the board.
  • Remove the circuit board from the top cover. Do not touch the other side of the circuit board as you may damage circuit elements.

  • Unscrew the four screws on the top of the circuit board in a left-to-right fashion. After pull screws out of the board.

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Image 1/2: After the holding nut is loose, use the pliers to pull up to remove the nut. Image 2/2: After the holding nut is loose, use the pliers to pull up to remove the nut.
  • In order to remove the fan blade pliers were used to remove the holding nut.

  • After the holding nut is loose, use the pliers to pull up to remove the nut.

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Image 1/1: Use a pair of pliers to hold the nut at the bottom of the transformer, as you unscrew from left-to-right at the top of the transformer. After, pull up and remove both the screw and nut.
  • Remove the two bronze Phillips 29-mm bolts that hold the fan blade to the transformer.

  • Use a pair of pliers to hold the nut at the bottom of the transformer, as you unscrew from left-to-right at the top of the transformer. After, pull up and remove both the screw and nut.

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Image 1/2: Remove screws by pulling them away from the base. Image 2/2: The transformer should be free after this step.
  • Next, remove the two silver Phillips (8-mm head) 40-mm screws from the transformer.

  • Remove screws by pulling them away from the base.

  • The transformer should be free after this step.

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Conclusion

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

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