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 Posted: Tue Jan 14th, 2020 11:18 pm
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Ricky Jordan
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I purchased this 3854-C not running with a cut cord. I have disassembled it and have the stator out. Ohm's tested the 3 leads in combination of 3 and the readings are (13.6, 11.7 and 2.1) I removed the wires going to the switch where you can see they were soldered into the 3 lead wires. I also noticed when I was checking the ohm's the readings seemed to really jump around a lot but finally settled at the numbers above. 
My question is, are these readings low as if the stator might be weak or maybe where I am checking it at is just old shitty wire? I can see where the wires go through the holes in the stator and am wondering if I should go ahead and remove the brittle tape on the other side and fish the wires through. Some fans that I have done in the past had a little tiny lead wire but I am not sure if this one is like that or not. I'll attach a couple picture. 







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 Posted: Fri Jan 17th, 2020 02:30 pm
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Those ohm readings seem really low and it looks like I can see some bare copper wire. Prob don’t want to hear this but a rewind might be in order. You can check for continuity from the stator wires to the windings to confirm missing insulation

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 Posted: Fri Jan 17th, 2020 05:54 pm
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Lucas Beshara wrote:

May work for you ..may not ..you will need to check if it will fit.
Those ohm readings seem really low and it looks like I can see some bare copper wire. Prob don’t want to hear this but a rewind might be in order. You can check for continuity from the stator wires to the windings to confirm missing insulationhttp://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?icep_ff3=2&pub=5575378759&campid=5338273189&customid=&icep_item=143420254058&ipn=psmain&icep_vectorid=229466&kwid=902099&mtid=824&kw=lg&toolid=11111

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 Posted: Fri Jan 17th, 2020 06:16 pm
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Thanks for the reply Lucas. Since I did not get any responses to my Ohm's readings question I went ahead and removed the insulation, pulled those wires through and found the single wire leads they were attached to. I was able to solder new wires to each lead and ran them back through the holes in the stator. I did recheck the Ohm's and all 3 read higher than what I posted but not significantly higher. I am not an electrical genius by no means but I also thought those readings were low compared to ones I have done in the past. Do you think it might now work once it get it all put back together or just possibly run weak?
In regards to bar wires I don't believe anything is bar other than the winding where there is no tape on them. I tried to buy some spray varnish locally and was sold some stuff called Q-Dope which I pasted on all the windings before I re-taped them. I hope that stuff is ok. 









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 Posted: Fri Jan 17th, 2020 06:24 pm
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David A Cherry wrote: Lucas Beshara wrote:

May work for you ..may not ..you will need to check if it will fit.
Those ohm readings seem really low and it looks like I can see some bare copper wire. Prob don’t want to hear this but a rewind might be in order. You can check for continuity from the stator wires to the windings to confirm missing insulationhttp://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?icep_ff3=2&pub=5575378759&campid=5338273189&customid=&icep_item=143420254058&ipn=psmain&icep_vectorid=229466&kwid=902099&mtid=824&kw=lg&toolid=11111
Thanks for the information David! 

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 Posted: Sat Jan 18th, 2020 12:16 am
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I’d still try with an ohm meter to see if you get a reading from each wire to the outside of the stator and to the windings in several places. If you don’t get readings I’d still be cautious hooking power too it. Running weak isn’t a thing. It’s either going to catch fire(let out the smoke), shock someone, blow a fuse, or run right. 

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 Posted: Sat Jan 18th, 2020 10:54 pm
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Turns out I am for some reason just not in love with this fan and have decided to just part it out. I have the blade and cage on eBay now and will list the oscillator gear housing, base cover, switch, rotor, base and housing tomorrow. There are a lot of parts on this fan that are in very good shape and could help someone complete a project. I really do appreciate all the help and advise I received from everyone. I like the 12" fans and will find another project soon.

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 Posted: Sun Jan 19th, 2020 01:05 am
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Ricky, did you check out my post? I restored a 3854 maybe it will change your mind/
http://www.afcaforum.com/forum1/57385.html

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