Introduction

The fan is one of the most vital parts of the vacuum's functionality. Should the fan chip or break, the vacuum will not be able to perform to full capabilities. This guide will help you access the fan to replace.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/3: Remove the orange panel by pressing down on the button below the panel. Image 2/3: Pinch and pull away the engine filter to expose the inner chamber. Image 3/3: Pinch and pull away the engine filter to expose the inner chamber.
  • Locate the orange panel at the top of the vacuum.

  • Remove the orange panel by pressing down on the button below the panel.

  • Pinch and pull away the engine filter to expose the inner chamber.

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Image 1/2: Use a Phillips #2 screwdriver to remove the four screws on the gray panel. Image 2/2: Use a Phillips #2 screwdriver to remove the four screws on the gray panel.
  • Place the vacuum on the ground with the filter side away you.

  • Use a Phillips #2 screwdriver to remove the four screws on the gray panel.

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Image 1/3: Remove the orange clips on each side  by pulling them off their hinges. Image 2/3: Remove the orange clips on each side  by pulling them off their hinges. Image 3/3: Remove the orange clips on each side  by pulling them off their hinges.
  • Place the vacuum on its side and locate the orange clips that say "Rocket" on each side of the vacuum.

  • Remove the orange clips on each side by pulling them off their hinges.

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Image 1/3: Remove the top half of the gray panel to reveal the light gray fan compartment. Image 2/3: Remove the top half of the gray panel to reveal the light gray fan compartment. Image 3/3: Remove the top half of the gray panel to reveal the light gray fan compartment.
  • Removing the gray panel reveals the wiring to the fan and motor, be careful not to pull to hard on the wires to break or disrupted them.

  • Remove the top half of the gray panel to reveal the light gray fan compartment.

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  • Locate two screws above the fan compartment and remove the screws with a Phillips #2 screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Do not pull out or remove any wires. Image 2/3: Do not pull out or remove any wires. Image 3/3: Do not pull out or remove any wires.
  • Remove the fan compartment by carefully pulling it away from the bottom half of the gray panel.

  • Do not pull out or remove any wires.

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  • Remove the rubber ring from the top of the fan compartment.

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  • Pull the fan out of the compartment by pulling gently on the metal ring.

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  • Locate the two long screws holding the fan together and remove the screws with a Phillips #2 screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: The fan can be removed from the motor by unscrewing the bolt using a socket wrench. The bolt is inside the fan. Image 2/2: The fan can be removed from the motor by unscrewing the bolt using a socket wrench. The bolt is inside the fan.
  • Remove the fan from the plate once the screws are removed by pulling gently.

  • The fan can be removed from the motor by unscrewing the bolt using a socket wrench. The bolt is inside the fan.

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Conclusion

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

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