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Exhaust fan making loud noises

We've had this unit for about 3 months. Last week, the exhaust fan started making a really loud, consistent noise whenever the exhaust started to run. I took the casing off the unit, but can't get to the fan to see what the problem might be. I know Windchaser offers placement parts. Is this something I can realistically do myself, or should I just get them to replace the unit?

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  • prm1 Jul 18, 2008

    same problem but it has just passed a year and two months but compressor still has warranty

  • niren_g Apr 22, 2009

    exhaust fan making loud noise whenever it get,s a double

  • Walter Raymond II Jul 29, 2013

    these unts have a plastic blower cage inside the lower section of the unit. It takes some doing, but it is possible to get the unit apart by removing the hillips screws. Once you open the blower chamber you will most likely see the plastic ring around the outside of the blower cage is broken. You can use a pair of pliers and remove this completely and reassemble the unit and it will work fine. The other thing you might fnd is debris in there which you can clean out at the point where you have it opened.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    When accelerating from start to about 15 mph I hear a rubbing noise. Then it stops at higher speeds. There is no gear slipping.We just had a brake
    job done a few weeks ago. They replaced rotors , along with brake pads, etc. When we heard the noise we took it back to dealer where the brake job wss done. They re checked it found all ok. They told us that it was a transmission problem, and offered to replace it for$4000. They dont do repairss on transmissions. They say it may be the carrier bearing in the transmission? Any idea what the priblem might be and how much it might cost to repair?



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Still under warranty. put it back together and don't tell anyone you took it apart. Call the factory numbers and have them fix or replace it...let us know what happens..kraxytech

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