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When the fan or A/C control is turn on a hum can be heard but nothing happens. I went up and the fan initially wouldn't turn. I got it to spin, but still only a hum when the switch is turned on. Seems like the motor is shot. What are my options?

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  • amanda_king Mar 21, 2011

    that's what I thought. thanks for the input.

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With the unit off put a drop of 3 and 1 oil on the fan shaft where it goes in to the motor and spin the blade by hand a few times to work the oil in the motor. If the shaft is dirty in the area clean it first with alcohl on a rag to get the grime off it then oil the shaft.

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  • amanda_king Mar 20, 2011

    Thanks, but I already tried that and I still only get a hum. The fan doesn't turn.

  • Tim Venetis Mar 21, 2011

    The motor is shot then.

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