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Fan makes clicking noise when oscillating

I have a stand up fan that, when it oscillates, it gets stuck when it turns all the way left or right and makes a loud clicking noise. When I push it or spin it, it usually stops, but then does it again the other way. I tried to turn it and take the screw out, but nothing works. Please let me know what to do. Thank you.

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  • HayleyBette Sep 02, 2007

    Thanks for telling me what was wrong... How do I fix it?

  • Anonymous Nov 17, 2007

    My brand new Sona standing fan with metal blades is powerful but makes loud noises, the sound of wind i think. Rather than discard it what can i do to the blade to reduce the noise?

  • lasabre Apr 18, 2008

    when turned on theres a loud squel sound and blades rotate slow

  • cafebreezy Jul 21, 2008

    My fan doesn't always oscillate, can I fix it myself? I know there is a little screw where it oscillates and sometimes if I turn it,it works.


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Inside the motor there is a nylon gear that is broken. the oscillation operates off a gear connected to the motor drive.

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  • Anonymous Sep 02, 2007

    the guard comes off by rotating several clips around the outside of the guard. there may be two rivets or screws at the bottom that have to come off. the blade is held on by the white knob. it is screwed on with a left hand thread. hang on to the blade and turn in a counter clockwise direction. pull off the fan blade. there will be a roll pin in the shaft. the roll pin must be removed. the two halves of the housing are screwed together. take out the two screws. the housing also has the bottom pivot for the oscillations. this is a rivet not a conventional bolt. rotate the motor armature by hand until it reaches its extreme direction and you'll see what's broken or stripped. on your computer find a parts place for your particular fan. nelson appliance may have the parts or can steer you to a place that will have parts.


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