Fan bearing noise getting worse

I’ve noticed an intermittent noise from the fan over the past few weeks that seems to be constant today. I see that there’s a whole assembly here:

But would it be possible to just replace the fan part?

I believe it is physically possible to replace just the fan, however Framework only sells the whole assembly as it would not be cost-effective for them to have a separate SKU for just the fan.

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I suppose for $40 I might as well just replace the whole thing anyways, since the time spent replacing the old one and possibly breaking something in the process would cancel out any savings.

Modern fans should be easily cleanable, shown in this video:

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