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Need to repair a Deluxe Spire Fan Model FZ25-50A2
Where can I find a place near to replace this item
Zip code 94601

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  • donnanak Nov 29, 2008

    I have 5 that need repair in 95838


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DId you download the software i have the same one but the box is at a diffrent place i think you have to download something beacause it works fine with songs though so try that.

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I recommend using canned air to blow it out from the front. If you have access to a compressor, this works even better. Farmerbear at

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The part that you need is available at dewalt service center below, most likely over $50.

DeWalt / Delta ' Porter-Cable Factory Service #054
2512 Tripaldi Way
Hayward, CA 94545
Approximate distance: 21.7 miles
A universal switch is also available thru ebay for about $20. An example below less than $22.00 including shipping.

When ordering a universal pressure switch, check the thread sizes and type of connection needed for the unloader hose and the on /off pressure range, note that some compressors do not need the unloader so you may leave the unloader connector open on the pressure switch). One more point to consider. A truly faulty pressure switch will leak air usually from bottom, may have the contacts burned, will not turn on the compressor, or may let the compessor run till the safety pop valve opens. If your compessor runs but never reaches enough pressure to pop the safety, suspect the piston/cylinder or head reed valves or gasket, or leak in the system. If your compressor does not start, temp connect the lead wires to the motor leads and test run the system (unplug if the pressure gets over 120). If test run is ok, then order the pressure switch. Good luck with your repair,.

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I recommend using canned air to blow it out from the front. If you have access to a compressor, this works even better. Farmerbear at

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