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Replace fan on Accelero Xtreme?

post #1 of 8
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Hi guys, one of the fans just died on my accelero xtreme, I was wondering if I'm able to replace the fans, should i replace all of em? or just this one? any info on this before i actually go and disassemble it myself would be nice ty in advanced!
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post #2 of 8
Yeah, you can replace the fans. They have them on the AC website for 4.99.

http://www.arctic.ac/en/p/cooling/spare-parts/140/spare-fan-accelero-xtreme-5870.html?c=2208
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so if one fan stops working i have to replace the whole unit? that sucks lol
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post #4 of 8
They show the entire assembly, but the description says "Spare Fan" (singular) for $4.99.

If they're selling the entire fan assembly for that price, then get it.
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Originally Posted by gymenii;13840518 
They show the entire assembly, but the description says "Spare Fan" (singular) for $4.99.

If they're selling the entire fan assembly for that price, then get it.

They're selling the entire snap on assembly since you can't take apart the individual fans.

My middle fan would refuse to spin up and I decided to oil it by peeling back the sticker, which came to my surprise that behind the sticker there is no oil valve. I thought to myself since the fan is already semi-dead I might as well drill myself a valve and see what happens -

The fan is now 100% dead.

Too bad I couldn't find a tut on how to properly disassemble ball bearing fans redface.gif
post #6 of 8
for 5$ you wouldnt buy decent single fan, so to get whole unit...what the heck smile.gif
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yeah thats true, but since i was gona have to disassemble it, I was hoping I could get it customized or something, maybe when the new one gets in I can paint the fans? haha iono well see, but at this point should do you guys think i should buy a new one, cuz the other two fans are working, my OC hits 60 at 950/1300, no I don't have voltage control, TY for the help/clarification guys!
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post #8 of 8
Since it's only $5, I would go ahead and replace it.
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