Question about Dell FAN / SHROUD ASSY 92X30MM 2X333 Fan Kit

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My 2x333 fan is not working properly

I just cleaned it since it was very dusty, but it's still not turning properly.

I suspect that there are some dust chunks close to the rotor and it needs to be cleaned from the inside, if that's the case - is there a way to open it without damaging it?


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Well sometimes there are fixable if going to try use a small flat head screw driver and find the plastic clamps and gently pry if you break one don't cry because you probably have to buy a new anyway but its the learning experience you get by having the balls to try. well if you get it open check for dust chunks they do **** up a lot of dust be prepared for serious dust bunnies read the label is it bearingless or ball bearing give the blower blade a good spin does it seem a little wobbley or does it seem to want to stop as soon as you spin it then get a 9v battery and check if it will spin at all if it does put back together and thank GOD you didn't have to shell out that much money for little piece of plastic and a motor and if you do have to buy one pray to GOD you find a cheap one those super blows can get ridious on prices. well have a nice day (compaqsiget over and out have a nice day)

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