Octane fan for drive bay not running?

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Octane fan for drive bay not running?

Unread postby Intuition » Sat Jan 20, 2018 4:31 pm

I noticed the fan that is on the back of the Octane isn't moving.

Does that only come on if it gets hot? Or is something amiss? The powersupply fan runs and it feels like the xbow fan is pulling air.

Any ideas?

Thanks. :)
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Re: Octane fan for drive bay not running?

Unread postby duck » Sun Jan 21, 2018 2:15 am

It should always be running. I would take it apart and check for obstructions in the fan or if the wires have been pinched if someone has taken it apart before.

It's been a while, but the procedure to get to the fan should be something like this:

You need to remove the xio carrier and cpu board, front bezel (buttons on the side at the top, don't forget the lockbar) and unscrew the six (I think?) captive spring-loaded screws on the frontplane holder to remove it. It should just lift out. The fan is clipped to the back of the drive bay that is part of the frontplane holder and held in with some plastic clips, and the cable should be underneath it.

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Re: Octane fan for drive bay not running?

Unread postby Intuition » Sun Jan 21, 2018 1:06 pm

I followed the Youtube Octane disassembly videos.

Got it all back together. Fan is running. :)
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Re: Octane fan for drive bay not running?

Unread postby duck » Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:23 am

Yay! Good job :-)

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