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Lasko E20739 Unit will turn side to side but fan does not spin.

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  • mrothermel Oct 20, 2008

    I have the same problem also...

  • blkadder
    blkadder Nov 10, 2008

    I have the same problem. I have checked voltage to the motor, and it is getting 124v. I would imagine that the motor is bad, but I have not had any luck in finding a replacement.

  • Anonymous Jan 22, 2009

    I also have this problem, while I have did any further diagnostics it seems the motor just simply died. I get no noise, good or bad from the motor and the fan itself turns freely if I attempt to spin it so I dont think its a bearing or lubrication problem.

  • steve Sep 21, 2013

    I DO ALSO?

  • steve Sep 21, 2013

    MINE DOES THE SAME THING!

  • steve Sep 21, 2013

    Mine does tje same thing!

  • steve Sep 21, 2013

    I have the same problem also...

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SOURCE: Lasko E20739 Fan

Replace the motor

Posted on Aug 27, 2008


mrboo747
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SOURCE: Lasko E20739 Fan

I would love to tell you yes, but I ended up buying new fan.
The common wire was broken, buried in the windings and no way to repair without
damaging the windings.
Could not find anything on line.

Sorry,
mrboo747
aka Gary C

Posted on Nov 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Cleaning

Model E20739: The entire back comes off to expose the fan blades after removing two screws. Just unplug the unit. On the back of the unit near the top is a recess that acts as a carrying handle. In that area you will see two large silver-colored screws. Remove these, grasp the back of the unit and push down on it as you pull it away from the body of the fan. You may have to wiggle it around a little to free it.

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