[T2] Rebuild Heater Blower?

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Thu Jun 16 19:07:26 PDT 2016


after WD40 (I prefer CRC) breaks up the crud lubricate the bearnings with 
a good silicone lube like Triflo.  remember WD40 is NOT a lubricant it is 
a solvent

Bob

On Thu, 16 Jun 2016, Bob Pratt wrote:

> Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2016 20:58:07 -0400
> From: Bob Pratt <ka1dza at verizon.net>
> To: Kevin Guarnotta <kevin at guarnottadesign.com>
> Cc: "type2 at type2.com" <type2 at type2.com>
> Subject: Re: [T2] Rebuild Heater Blower?
> 
> Check the bearings first. Give them a little squirt with WD40 and give the fan a couple of spins to see if the frees up the shaft before you tear the motor apart.
>
> Bob Pratt
>
>> On Jun 16, 2016, at 8:15 PM, Kevin Guarnotta <kevin at guarnottadesign.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Guys,
>>
>> Trying to fix random odd things on my bus - one of them is the heater blower. Every time I turn it on, it blows a fuse. I finally took some time to examine it. I turned it on, while in my driveway - and it makes a really loud noise, while spinning. Then the fuse blows. I realized the fan is not spinning freely - I took the assembly out, and it feels like the bearings or something is kind of messed up inside that motor assembly. I can't see how to take the motor apart or if you even can take it apart.
>>
>> Any ideas on rebuilding these things? It does not look like I can get a new one, but I see some used ones for sale on thesamba.
>>
>> Thoughts appreciated.
>>
>> -Kevin Guarnotta
>> Jamaica Plain, MA
>>
>> '78 Westy
>> '69 Singlecab
>> '65 Ez-camper
>>
>>
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