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Fan problem whines when turned on. seems to be either a grinding or a off-balance of blade and shaft

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  • skyhawk89 Dec 19, 2007

    fan makes noise sounds as if air is backdrafting

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    How can I disassemble to get to the bearings and the motor?

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My WindChaser fan started to show teh same symptoms few days ago. Following your instructions I was able to fix it within 10 minutes.

My wife will be very happy when she gets home. Thanks a lot!

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The motors and the Squirl cage are sealed..None Servicable. The 2 options are as follows. Replace the Motor in the fan or replace the fan itself.

Note the Fantech FR, FX, FG Series fans have a 5 Year Warranty on them.
If you need a list of distributors in your area just called Fantech at 1-800-565-3548. They are usualy great and reliable for troubleshooting and solving your problem.

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Hunter originals need oil, go to home depot and get a fan oil kit. you will find a small hole at the to of the motor, where it starts to arch up towards the ceiling, insert oil here, follow instructions with oil.

Posted on Jul 17, 2008

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How can I disassemble to get to the bearings and the motor?

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What about the symptoms

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Mine did the same thing.Simply check to see if there something in the fins.Ours had a clothes tag stuck in it

Posted on Dec 20, 2007

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I've had couple of these fans. One worked well, while the other had a problem with the shaft turning. It worked well after I lubricated both sleeve bearings, but they went dry shortly after. Again, the shaft had problems turning. Odd.

Posted on Jun 07, 2007

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I had a squeak in the shaft of my table fan. Solved by a squirt of wd40 on the shaft.

Posted on Jun 01, 2007

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Fans roars when running, or sound off balance, but hold down button that cause fan to rotate, it will quite down the sound.

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Hi remove the net spry lubrication on bearings and the motor see if u spot on 1 of the blads signs of grinding if soo twist this blade the other way good luck windman

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