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Model DH305T7. Blower fan bearings overheating/smoking

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Hi,
the bearing have siezed up on the fan... some WD-40 and then some oil may get it going agian...

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Posted on Aug 29, 2010

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I have a DH504EL. Should the fan run constantly? It hums, so I know the motor is running, but the fan isn't moving>


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There are many reasons why a dehumidifier will not work or collect water.


Here is a tip that I wrote to help people to figure out what is going wrong with their dehumidifier

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If the fan quits the compressor won't run very long.
I would start with the fan motor or capacitor.
Shut the power off to the unit, spin the blower wheel to see if it spins freely. If it doesn't spin freely, (there appears to be a little drag when you spin it),the bearings are bad, if it does spin freely, then try moving the motor shaft from side to side if there’s any play in the shaft side to side then the bearings are worn and motor needs replaced. Then, check the capacitor, if it’s bulging even slightly, the capacitor is bad and needs replaced. Most of the time people replace the capacitor if motor seems ok. If capacitor is ok, turn power on to see if the motor is getting the proper voltage, if it is and not trying to run, then the windings are probably open, the motor's bad and needs replaced.
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Blower fan is seized Kenmore 54501 Dehumidifier?


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The PDF file of the owners manual (35 pages, in more than one language) is over 8000 kb. This site seems to limit posts to 150 kb. It does not show an exploded parts diagram either. The manufacturer likes to use djvu files which download faster, but are not supported by "Fixya". I don't know what parts you are calling the interior panel connectors. Although we cannot ask for email addresses, I've seen some people post some.,....

Possiblly try: http://www.goldstarappliances.com

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I have the same problem. The fan motor bearings are bad on mine. You can get a new fan motor at Appliance Factory parts.com. Phone number 1-800-955-7075. $44.95 + shipping.

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