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Removable 3Pins Tool?

post #1 of 5
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I bought some wire sleeving to sleeve my fans. However, i forgot to buy the tool to remove it. I already got the tool for the 4 pins, what about the 3 pins motherboard connector?

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post #2 of 5
If you look on the backside of the 3 pin connector, you'll see 3 slots in it. In those slots are 'tangs' which poke up and keep the pins from moving. Push a paperclip or knife into the slot gently until the pin is flush with the rest of the metal, then slide the connector out of the housing. Remember to bend the pin/tang back up before sliding the pin back into the plastic housing so it will hold it in again. Just be gentle, it doesn't take much effort to do this and they are small parts.
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post #3 of 5
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No wait, i think i have the removable tool. Let me check my hidden closet real quick!!!
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post #4 of 5
they sell a removal tool for the 3 pin? that's a good racket to be in
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post #5 of 5
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Found it

Its the floppy drive 4 pins removable one, but it works on 3 pins also
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