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Fan makes a noise still runs but occasionally make a scraping sound is there a way to oil the bearing or are they sealed?

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Typically all the motors are sealed,somtimes I run accross a motor with a oil spout but it is rare.

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If the seals have gone will the car make a noise


You don't say which seals or which pump however via elimination if the oil seals have gone well yes you could have noise from damaged bearings ( most likely a whine or a grating sound). Water pump gone well sounds could start because of overheating, if bearing in water pump gone sometimes sounds like a rattle as impeller blades rub, Oil pump failure then yes as the engine struggles for lubrication you will hear plenty of noises ( Costly ones ) .If fuel pump fails they can make noise as they struggle to reach pressure but eventually will give out and your car will stop from fuel exhaustion. Whatever the reasons for this noise ( and you didn't make it clear where it's coming from or what type of noise ) you may want to get your car serviced, this may save you a whole lot of cash and maybe even your life, a car seizing up can cause a serious accident as everything locks up and you lose control if you can't check it out yourself seek a mechanic soon.

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Mr heater fan starting to make noise when starting


try taking apart fan housing & look to see if fan blade is scraping the housing. next look to see if fan blade is secure to fan motor shaft.next look to see if fan motor bearings are worn egg shaped and try oiling fan motor bearings with sae 30.
somewheres amoung all this inspecting of the fan motor, you will find the cause of the problem and learn what new parts you may need to buy to fix it.

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Craftsman Air Comp. 6 hp oil-less, 33 gal horz. tank - sounds really loud


Sources of noise from craftsman oil free compressors (could be Made by Campbell Hausfeld or Porter Cable) include loose fan, failing bearing/s on the piston rod and housing, failing seal ring on piston, air filter intake and loose motor mounts. With the housing cover off, check the fan blade for cracks or loose screw. Turn motor by hand till the piston is at top of stroke. Examine the cylinder for scratches close to top. If scratched, air is leaking past vinyl ring making noise and causing longer fill time. If everything looks ok, suspect noise coming from bearings. Hard to tell if bearings are failing by looking at them. I have seen many failures of the piston bearing on the crank (fairly easy to change, I use alternator bearing from auto parts ) , however, the bearing in the housing just behind the crank bearing is much harder to replacable. Good luck with your fix-it project.

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Fridgeair dishwasher not working making loud sound. water comes in and I can make it drain out but washer does not start


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bearings in the heater fan may get worn out or rust. If this happens, it may become very noisy, either grinding on the bearings, or scraping against the rust. If this happens you need to replace the fan motor. Sometimes, a fan blade may come loose, and you need to replace it.
Sometimes it's the motor that makes the noise you hear. The motor has bearings in it which may become worn or get rusty. When the bearings get worn, they allow the shaft to wobble which can get quite loud. If there is a spin seal leak, water may get inside the motor, washing the bearing grease away. If the spin seal is leaking, you'll notice water leaking from under the dishwasher. There is also a disc attached to the top of the motor called a slinger. It sometimes breaks off and spins around the motor's shaft while it turns, causing some noises. You will need to replace the motor if the bearings are bad. You also need to replace the motor if the slinger is broken as well.

Newer dishwashers may make a squealing or rattling noise on the first run. This is because it has not had any water in it yet, and the motor seals are dry. You may hear this in a unit that hasn't been run in a week or more as well. You should operate the dishwasher regularly to keep the sump water from getting smelly, and to keep the seals lubricated. You can add a quart of water to the sump before running it.

Rattling noises may be produced by dishes rattling inside the dishwasher due to the water pressure from the sprayer arms on the dishes. To determine if the rattling is a loading issue, run the unit empty. If the sound is persistent, it may be that there is debris in the pump.

dishwasher water-inlet valves are noted to make a hum that lasts about 60-90 seconds several times during a washing cycle. This hum is a different hum than the sound of the motor running.

A rhythmic knocking or thumping sound may be caused the sprayer arms hitting something as they go around and around. Rearrange the dishes and resume the wash.

A clunking or clanking may be heard when the detergent cup opens; while a clicking sound may be produced by the timer or electronic control panel.

A solenoid makes a snap sound when it opens. This happens about six times during each load.

Pipes rattling or banging may be caused by a water hammer effect. Water hammer sounds are caused by a valve closing in the system, and yet the water in the pipe is still flowing because of its kinetic energy. The sound is caused by the water slamming into the closed section of pipe. A plumber can install an anti-hammer device.

Small objects can sometimes get stuck in the pump. When this occurs, you'll need to open the pump and then remove the item that is making the noise or replace the pump. The dishwasher pump is usually mounted directly to the motor and runs off the motor as well. The pump is also attached to the bottom of your dishwasher.
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Aug 06, 2011 | Dishwashers

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Fedders dehumidifier making high pitched noise


Hi,
The fam motor bearings are dry and need oil..wd-40 with the long spray nozzle maybe the best way to get oil on the bearings... some motors are sealed and it is very dificult the get them quiet again...spray right where the shaft comes out of the motor and then lean the unit back so the oil runs into the motor and let it set for awhile..then try it...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3877515-dehumidifier_problems_dehumidifier

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HUNTER CEILING FAN SOUND LIKE THERE ARE BALL BEARINGS ROLLING


The type noise is crucial in knowing the problem. Is it an electrical humming sound. To find out, place it at high speed, then turn off the power. did it go away or is it still there. If it isn't the electrical, it may be the bearings. The older types have an oil reservoir that needs lubricating. the newer ones are sealed bearings. try a little WD40. make sure you keep this lubricant away from the electrical components, because it has a reaction to certain plastics

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Equium P200-1ED.


yes the fan can be changed before that your noise making fan can be fixed only you have to do is that unscrew the fan first take small brush clean the fan leafs and blow some air from your mouth to the bearings and motor part put a few drops of oil or 2-3 drops of oil in side bearings and slowly rotate your fan with your fingre to and fro so the oil can reached to the bearings and it will get lubricated wait for five mintues and fix the fan back in position and you can use it ot need to add more oil to it again add 2-3 drops thats all once the fan is lubricated it will not make any sound in the future this is applicable to all cooling fan it is must that once in a year you should lubriacte the fans for better perfomance and it will get more life too.....

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Hampton Bay fan bearing noise


its not the bearings sounds like you need to level the mount and that scraping it the fan blade mounting plate hitting the side of the 'case' that surrounds the motor assembly ive never heard of bearings in the motor going or needing lubrication other than what factory placed in them...remember Hampton Bay is the Yugo of electric appliances too

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OCCASIONAL Metallic scraping noise - New ceramic brake pads.


You could be right with the wheel bearings. But first take the wheel off and check that nothing is scraping the rotor. Look all the way around the rotor. A suggestion will be that the brake pads have worn enough that the brake pad wear indicator is starting to scrape. Pry them back a little.

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Seagate SanMax 120GB external with fan noise


It depends on the noise. It should be still under warranty. You should NEVER operate it without a fan as this is a safety hazard. If it is making a noise like a buzzsaw, it is most likely the bearings of the HD mechanism. If it is making a scraping noise, it's likely the fan. Make use of the warranty if/while you still can!

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