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Dehumidifier makes a lould clanking sound when the fan spins. I took of the back cover, the fan is not hitting anything, sounds like it is coming from inside the motor.

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Sounds like a bearing went bad. Unplug the unit and grab the fan blades and move them. If they slop around inside the motor, you have bad bearings.

Posted on Sep 28, 2010

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