Question about Dryers
Fan was plugged into wrong voltage. Stopped working
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Lasko 2554 Wind Tower Fan
I have a Lasko HVB, but this might apply to your fan:
Without taking the thing totally apart, here's an idea you can try: The power cord on some models (like mine) has a "warning" tag. I had the damn thing all apart when I noticed this. (Well, who reads 'em??) Seems like there's a mini-fuse in the PLUG itself that, when it blows, there's nothing you can do about it except send it for repair to a factory authorized yadda yadda yadda. Who's going to do that??
If you plug in and NOTHING HAPPENS, here's what might turn out to be an cheap and easy fix: cut off a few inches of the plug end of the cord and go buy another plug at Ace. Heavy duty might be appropriate: don't think I'd want a lamp plug on this baby. Get one that's easy to install. Bring the cut off piece and they'll help you find exactly what you want.
If you want to open it up, there's a screw behind the Lasko medallion, remove that and you can snap out the grille. You can see where the cord comes in from the back of the blower housing. Test the line voltage. If you're not getting about 120VAC, it's the plug.
If that's not it, IMHO, without some knowledge or a schematic, you're screwed. That'd be me. It wasn't the plug.
Posted on Sep 22, 2008
ok everybody who has this model #2534 it seems that the motor has gone bad so you have two choices you eighter find the recipt where you brought it from but there a catch 1 year from the day you brought it from. second choice buy a new motor. third choice buy a new one. sorry!
Posted on May 18, 2009
Its probably something simple, plug it into another outlet and make sure that outlet work also, if that dont work it will be in the control switch and i doubt the motor is burnt up. You can take srew driver and open up the control cover to see if there a fuse and check the wiring connection from the outlet to the control switch and make sure the fan is unplug before you open up the cover. Jiggle the wire inside the control unit than press and play with the button couple of time and plug it back into the outlet and see that will work. if not than have somone test the the motor with a volt meter making sure the motor still good. I believe it be more likely in the control swith unit. hope that work for ya
Posted on Jul 10, 2009
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