My fan had an odor coming from it. The motor got very hot. Then it stopped working altogether. I unplugged it completely, so that it could cool off. It wasn't completely cool when I tried it again. I could hear the motor humming, but the blades wouldn't turn. I unplugged it, waited awhile & tried it again. This time I couldn't hear the motor at all. I would like to purchase another motor for it. Could someone tell me where to get one? Thanks
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Re: Where can I find a motor for my pedestal fan?
You need to post the make and model. Also realize that the motor could be custom made for that company or by that company and a replacement might not be available or it might cost as much as a new fan.
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Are you loosing radiator fluid. sometimes the heater core will rupture and you will smell burn odor. also check for strange rubbing sounds or screeching coming from the blower fan motor. or engine exhaust manifolds are hot when car is on, make sure nothing is leaning on them which will cause a burn odor. Any odor coming from outside will find it's way inside through the fresh air vents.
With the fan UNPLUGGED, try to spin the fan blade with a pencil or something that will fit through the blade cage.
If the blade spins easily, there is an electronic problem (control or motor) that must be serviced.
If the fan blade is stuck or very hard to move, the shaft and bearing are probably dirty and need to be cleaned. You can temporarily fix this with a tiny amount (a drop) of WD-40 applied to the shaft where it enters the motor. Spin the blade manually to work the oil into the bearing. If the motor spins freely, the dirty bearing condition is verified. To properly clean the shaft and bearings, the motor must be disassembled.
Bad odor is caused by something besides wet dishes.
When the water finishes it's part and is exhausted, does a fan come on and run for a long time? If not, the drying fan is bad, usually mounted on the side and runs after all the water is removed. Also, after the water stops, are the dishes and inside HOT? You have to have HOT water to make a dishwasher function properly, will also take care of some of that odor. When a dishwasher cycles, it washes and then heats the inside of the washer, then it runs a fan to remove the water and dry the dishes.
Make sure your dishwasher is hooked to the HOT water line and also check to be sure it can heat it's own water, put it on pot's and pans and it should heat the water quite hot, even if it has hot water coming in, it will heat it up some more.
first thing to heck would be the condenser fan motor which is located int the compressor compartment pull the refrig away form the wall remove cardboard cover and inspect the fan motor that you will see. check for obstruction or if the fan motor is seized. if this motor fails it will cause the compressor to run extremely hot then shut off on internal motor protector. if you determine the motor is bad you can place a house fan behind unit blowing on compressor area to keep unit working until you get it repaired.
Most likely it does, if you can hit the motor and it will run. I can't say for sure but you might want to chk. to see if you got a heater blower motor resister. There located (if its got one) around the heater motor and it controls blower speeds, might be worth checking out.
Go to this link and find the dealer local to you;
They should be able to either supply parts or tell you where to get them.
Hope this helps, sorry for the delay but there are more problems than experts available at the minute :)