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KDF-E50A10 Fan Noise

I purchased this set in late 2005. Since then, it has run 14 hours a day with no problems. Yesterday, the fan started making a noise. The noise sounds like it is a fan bearing going bad. Can I replace the fan? Where do I get one from? I assume, due to the amount of use, that this is a typical problem, or am I way off base? Thanks

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  • lejeune911 Mar 07, 2008

    Thanks man. Just got home from work and vacuumed the back and turned it on. No noise as of 15 minutes in. I believe the fan that cools the main bulb was the one making the noise. If it starts again I will localize and post the info. Thanks for the help.

  • lejeune911 Mar 07, 2008

    After 30 minutes of use the noise started again. It is the fan that cools the bulb. I can see the bulb through the fan. I blew canned air into the fan and it quieted it down for about 5 minutes. I need to know the part number and if I can change the fan without too much trouble.

  • lejeune911 Mar 08, 2008

    Thanks your the man. Only thing I could ask is if it will be a difficult fix.

  • lejeune911 Mar 08, 2008

    Thanks man.


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Looked your set up and this model DOES NOT have the famous color wheel in it so if very well could be a fan, question is there are three. All differant sizes and have differant part numbers so you will have to find out which one and get back to us on its location.

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    Naw this is easy once the backs off its all right there just rember lefty loosy - righty tighty. on a scale of 1 to 10 this is a 2


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