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Box fan Ok I now own 2 box fans the won;t work, they worked for a bit, now thier toast. the last one got a ballon string sucked into it, and now it won;t turn on. is the motor fried now? or is there a relay switch or something?

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Re: Box fan

There should be whats called a thermal cutout or what some folks call a tempature fuse. Its inside the motor and Ive fould lots and lots of fans in the trash and simply jumped the thermal fuse with another one and they work great. Now you of course will have to take off the blade with the unit unplugged ans then take apart the motor. It will look like a small cylinder or bullet. there should be a marking on it that tell you what temp its rated for. Just be carefull as there still is the voltage hazards with a fan if it gets plugged in while its apart. Good Luck

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