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 Posted: Sat Sep 12th, 2020 03:50 am
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Rob Duffy

Joined: Fri Jun 27th, 2008
Location: USA
Hayden Colf wrote: Do you think I could get it to work again or do I need to order a thermal fuse?I think you're going to be spending far more than that motor/fan is even worth. Chances are, the motor is shorted somewhere within the coils so replacing a thermal fuse may not even help. It popped for a reason. These aren't meant to last long at all.

What you can do is bridge where the thermal fuse is to bypass it and then check for continuity, but I highly DO NOT RECOMMEND running these motors without a thermal fuse. I've seen them burn homes down.