If your device is over heating you may need to replace your motor fan. This guide will show you how.

  1. Unscrew the locking sleeve.
    • Unscrew the locking sleeve.

  2. Remove the hanging clip.
    • Remove the hanging clip.

    • Unscrew the six 8mm PH2 screws.

    • While pressing the spindle lock button, unscrew the collet nut and remove it along with the brass collet.

    • To remove the front panel, pry the device apart while holding the device with the other hand.

    • The front panel should come out easily.

    • Remove the connected wiring from the circuit board.

    • Remove the single 4mm screw retaining the circuit board.

    • Gently pry the circuit board from the back piece.

    • Gently pull motor assembly out of the panel.

    • Motor separates into two pieces.

    • The fan assembly is attached to the rotor beam, it can be disassembled to change the fan by simply pulling off the pieces.


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

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