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Drill Master Heat Gun Motor Replacement

The motor inside the barrel of the gun powers the fan. Use this guide to replace the motor.

The motor inside the barrel of the gun powers the fan. Use this guide to replace the motor.

Step 1 Motor  ¶ 

Be sure the heat gun is unplugged before starting this process.

Step 1 Motor  ¶ 

  • Be sure the heat gun is unplugged before starting this process.

  • Remove the seven 14mm screws from the side of the drill using the PH#0 screwdriver.

  • You will need a screwdriver extension.

Step 2  ¶ 

Remove the 8mm screw from underside of barrel using the PH#0 screwdriver.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the 8mm screw from underside of barrel using the PH#0 screwdriver.

  • Don't try to open the casing just yet.

Step 3  ¶ 

Remove the barrel casing on either end by twisting and pulling each side off. Remove the barrel casing on either end by twisting and pulling each side off. Remove the barrel casing on either end by twisting and pulling each side off.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Remove the barrel casing on either end by twisting and pulling each side off.

Step 4  ¶ 

Remove the top casing to reveal inside of drill. You might have to tug a little harder for this one.

Step 4  ¶ 

  • Remove the top casing to reveal inside of drill. You might have to tug a little harder for this one.

Step 5  ¶ 

Remove the metal casing and fan cover from the fan unit.

Step 5  ¶ 

  • Remove the metal casing and fan cover from the fan unit.

Step 6  ¶ 

Bend the metal prongs backward that connect the fan motor to the plastic cap.

Step 6  ¶ 

  • Bend the metal prongs backward that connect the fan motor to the plastic cap.

  • Bending the brackets too far back can cause the brackets to break.

Step 7  ¶ 

Remove the plastic cap from the motor,

Step 7  ¶ 

  • Remove the plastic cap from the motor,

  • This will allow you to work only with the motor and fan.

Step 8  ¶ 

Remove the fan by pulling it from the motor rod.

Step 8  ¶ 

  • Remove the fan by pulling it from the motor rod.

Step 9  ¶ 

Remove the two 12mm screws from the plastic fan casing using PH#00

Step 9  ¶ 

  • Remove the two 12mm screws from the plastic fan casing using PH#00

Step 10  ¶ 

Remove the plastic fan casing.

Step 10  ¶ 

  • Remove the plastic fan casing.

Step 11  ¶ 

Remove the metal casing from the motor and insert the new motor in its place.

Step 11  ¶ 

  • Remove the metal casing from the motor and insert the new motor in its place.

  • You may have to tug a little.