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Originally Posted by jellis142 View Post
I may just be OCD, but I'd go through an entire box of Q-Tips before getting any of my fans near water Of course that's just me. I also won't orient my HDD's vertically, it gives me the chills.
Lol, yes, you are a little OCD.

On topic: I normally dampen a paper towel and clean a fan like that. I considered submerging it in water but I figured it wasn't completely sealed so I decided against it.
post #12 of 12
You can disassemble the fan(refer to my ballbearing lube guide for disassembly) and then you can take soap and water and wash each blade of the fan, then wash the frame of it as well, just be careful not to let to much water get on the motor, dont submerge it, itll remove the lubericant from the bearings and cause them to fail.
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