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Rinnai fan stops turning.

I have an old rinnai wall heater in my home and the rotory fan at the base of it keeps cutting out. If I reach into it and spin it manually it will runf for maybe 10 - 20 minutes but then cut out again. Is it easy to remove and clean all the dust build up out?

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Re: Rinnai fan stops turning.

You can reach the fan wheel by using a can of compressed air normally used to clean your compute keyboard. Make sure you hold a vacuum wand close to the heater when doing this to collect the debris. Using a small coffee stir straw, lubricate the end of the fan motor shaft with light motor oil. This will keep the motor alive for a bit longer.

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