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fan failure

Posted by paul on April 6th, 2003 09:16 AM
In reply to fans by elaine Nemeth on January 13th, 2003 06:37 AM [Go to top of thread]

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gas fireplace fans are do to failure because they use a glue to glue shaft onto windings....this can be repaired...take fan motor apart and pull shaft out...I use a pair of linesman's to gnarl the shaft up in the space that the windings will sit..[be careful not to bend the shaft]...then I lightly tap shaft back on to winding...make sure you set it deep enough to seat in the races [or bearings] will last a long time...but if you bend shaft ...its time for a new one...

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