Answer to: Remove cable from Kinect 2You need to disassemble the Kinect to get it back in, push it through the fan cage, I actually removed the shock gasket as well. To remove, pair of pliers and pull.
Answer to: Why does my Kinect keep going through power down/up cycles then stopThe fan may have died on mine. It's not seized, but appears to be the most likely culprit. I ordered a new one, and I'm going to swap it out. Wish me luck, $16 is way better than $90