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documentation:fan_replacement [2014/11/05 17:09]
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 A fan that has damaged blades schould be **replaced immediately**,​ because the bearing will break very fast due to the imbalance and resulting vibrations.\\ A fan that has damaged blades schould be **replaced immediately**,​ because the bearing will break very fast due to the imbalance and resulting vibrations.\\
-When changing a fan on a working system be very carefull not to touch the blades or get any cables into the fans. Also watch out that the system is not overheating during the changing process.\\+When changing a fan on a working system be very carefull not to touch the blades or get any cables into the running ​fans. Also watch out that the system is not overheating during the changing process.\\
 Watch out that the **plugs are correctly placed on the baseboard**. As a short circuit or misalignment of the pins will damage the baseboard.\\ Watch out that the **plugs are correctly placed on the baseboard**. As a short circuit or misalignment of the pins will damage the baseboard.\\
  
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 ===== Antares ===== ===== Antares =====
  
-  - to remove the fan simply drag it out of the mounting plate diagonally. +  - To remove the fan simply drag it out of the mounting plate diagonally. 
-  - unscrew ​the anti-vibration-rubber from the broken fan with a PH2 screwdriver,​ and screw them diagonally onto the new fan so that the cable and airflow point in the right direction when installed. +  - Unscrew ​the anti-vibration-rubber from the broken fan with a PH2 screwdriver,​ and screw them diagonally onto the new fan so that the cable and airflow point in the right direction when installed. 
-  - stick the fan back into the mounting plate +  - Push the fan back into the mounting plate. 
-  - arrange ​the cable under the fans and connect it+  - Arrange ​the cable under the fans and connect it.
  
 <​imgcaption fan_removal|>​{{ :​documentation:​fan_removal.png?​nolink&​300 |Removing a fan from the Antares}}</​imgcaption>​ <​imgcaption fan_removal|>​{{ :​documentation:​fan_removal.png?​nolink&​300 |Removing a fan from the Antares}}</​imgcaption>​
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 ===== Arneb ===== ===== Arneb =====
  
-  - unscrew ​the two screws that hold the fan to the chassis with a PH2 screwdriver +  - Unscrew ​the two screws that hold the fan to the chassis with a PH2 screwdriver. 
-  - replace ​the fan with a new one considering the airflow direction +  - Replace ​the fan with a new one considering the airflow direction. 
-  - tighten ​the two screws +  - Tighten ​the two screws. 
-  - plug the cable onto the baseboard+  - Plug the cable onto the baseboard.