Replacing a Case Fan in a Tivo Premiere


I should have just gone ahead and purchased a Tivo Premiere brand new but for some reason I thought it was worth saving $20 by purchasing a refurbished unit. It arrived with a slight crack in the front face plate and a fan that sounded like it was on its way out. Rather than pay to have it boxed up and shipped back or wait however long it would take get it fixed, I decided to just go ahead and replace the fan myself.

I scanned through a few posts regarding this subject and found one Premiere owner who replaced the original fan with an Evercool EC5015M12CA. I decided to go ahead and order one.

New Fan (Evercool EC5015M12CA)

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