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Fan replacement gone bad!

I tried to replace my fan, but I stripped out the spot where you put the wrench on the motor armature. Once I knew that was ruined, I put vice grips on it just to remove it, but it still wouldn't come off! I know I have to replace the motor armature now, but I still can't get the front shaft to unscrew. BTW, I'm turning it to the right.

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I take it the armature is not moving at all when you are turning the pulley(to the right, is right). You may have to pull the motor asm. out, remove the 4 scres and nuts off of the front bearing plate and pull it out along with the armature. I can't rmember if there is enough romm after pulling it out, from the inside to cut the shaft off with a hack saw. It is either that or replace the front bearing plate along with the armature.

Posted on May 26, 2008

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