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How to remove back cover on powermax Hv-20g fan. hooks stop it from going out the back side blades catch & hooks catch the motor going out backside. trying to clean it without getting the motor wet

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SOURCE: HT800 Honeywell Fan Has Two Screws that Can't be Unscrewed

Just bu a clean air can used to clean a computer desk top much easier.

Posted on Apr 09, 2009


SOURCE: Blade replacement

the lever on the clippers locates into the cutter of the clipper blade its only a matter of lining the lever up with the slot in the top blade which you can slide from side to side by hand. Please keep in mind wear on this plastic Drive Lever may lead to cutting problems.

Posted on Apr 25, 2009

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SOURCE: cleaning the fan

There are 4 small screws in the rim between the ribs accessible from the back. Remove the screws and the cover will come off.

Posted on Jun 28, 2009

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SOURCE: motor can be heard going but the blade wont spin!!

see if the fan blade set screw is tight and if it is then see if the motor is turning or humming if its humming and not moving then the end armature bushings have went bad.

Posted on Jul 18, 2009

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SOURCE: how to clean blades and/or how to remove fan cover for cleaning

motor runs blades turn slowly

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I have GE ADORA DSS25KSRDSS FREEZER FAN NOISE, how do you remove the cover panel to get to the fan that hits the cover ?

This model is quite the stinker and everything, and I mean everything has to come out to make it easy to remove the fan motor.

I have found that on GE's the blade becomes loose and that is what hits. Sometimes the blade is no longer available since Haier now owns them.

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We had to move our Kenmore 18 fridge to install new flooring. When we hooked it back up, we noticed the 3 sides of fridge (freezer sides & top) were hot to the touch. We have a Kenmore18 with an...

its understandable that you fear the unit catching fire but in that the fridge must get hot in order to work. as the heat creates the cold but! in this case i would say your cooling fan placed at the rear next to the compressor has either stopped working or is in need of its blades being cleaned much like a cooling fan in the home when the blades get covered in silt it stops pushing as much cool air around its blades as per clean ones. so make sure the cooling fan turning on and give the fridge a good clean on the outside around the motor area. most importantly dont worry about fire the unit has many built in safety devices before that happens.

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HV-180 fanFan has dust on enclosed blades and on cover. Would like to clean. How?

The blade cage has locks and screws that you can remove from the back. once the cage has been removed, you can remove the blade attached to the motor using a vacuum cleaner or you can remove the blades by undoing the screw on the center detaching it from the motor.

May 28, 2010 | Honeywell HV-180 Floor / Box Fan

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The exhaust fan is not working. When you turn it

If it is running but running slow you may be able to save the fan motor that you have. I am assuming this is a counter top microwave.

First off... make that dreaded trip to your nearest appliance parts supply and buy a "Zoom Spout" oilier (Usually under $3.00)

Next (unit un-plugged) remove the 6 screws in the back of chassis cover and the 4 screws on the side.
Begin lifting the cover up to about 15 deg and pull toward the rear of the microwave so the cover unlatches. Once unlatched lift off the cover.


Use a flat bladed screwdriver that your holding way back on the handle and ground the large capacitor at least 3 times across both terminals. It may make a POP but not to worry... that is normal and your making the unit safe to work around.

Now get a paper towel and lift the fan blade with your hand gently until it just lifts briefly. Wipe off the dirt from the fan motor shaft. Underneath the fan motor use a Q tip to remove the dirt from the armature shaft.

Pull the tube out about 3 inches from the Zoom Spout Oiler (under the red cap) Lubricate the fan motor bearings upper and lower from above the bearing. It is ok to over oil just make sure you spin the fan blade by hand then lift the fan blade up and down... use the paper towel to clean up the dirt. Re-oil again to flush dirt. repeat the lifting up and down of the fan blade (full travel 1/8" or less) and wipe once again. Once your sure the bearing mating surfaces are clean and the excess oil has been cleaned up test the microwave with the cover off. Just be advised the HV capacitor is now recharged so avoid reaching into any area where there are exposed contacts. It can really ruin your day.
After your sure the fan is at full speed then re-install the cover assy by holding it over the unit with the rear elevated at a 15 deg angle... Ease the cover forward guiding the side locking tabs into the front of the chassis. Lower the cover and install all 10 screws. 4 on the side and 6 on the back.

That should do it. If not the only other option is fan motor replacement. If you determine that you need a fan motor respond with the model number and I can assist you in finding the replacement parts on-line or ;the part number so you can buy it locally at an appliance parts supply source.

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You are going to have to remove the cover over the fan to determine exactly what the noise is.
If it is worn bearings, then only solution is to replace the fan motor.

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thank you for using fixya. The blade cage has locks and screws that you can remove from the back. once the cage has been removed, you can remove the blade attached to the motor using a vacuum cleaner or you can remove the blades by undoing the screw on the center detaching it from the motor.

Jan 04, 2009 | Honeywell HV-180 Floor / Box Fan

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On the backside of the fan at the botton is a little screw cover. Remove the cover then remove the screw. On the backside top of the fan right under the handle are two screws remove both of them. Gently pry the sides apart, about half way down on both sides are two molded clips, you can use a small flat blade screw driver to help seperate the cover.

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1 remove the six screws that hold the front grille on.
2 use an allen wrench to loosen the screw that secures the fan blade assembly to the motor shaft. (screw is between the blades and the motor and it is on tight, make sure that you do not bend the fan blades, this would cause balance problems)
3 remove blade
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