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The fan has hair and dust trapped inside so it can't turn correctly... it takes awhile to start up and has trouble turning. Is there any way to take it apart to clean it?

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Just had the exact same problem. there's 6 screws to remove along the back side of the fan grill, 4 of them are philip and 2 of them torx. don't know why they didn't just make them all the same! once the screws are out, you can take off the faceplate. you can then clean most of the fan, however it will be difficult to clean the area near the motor.

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