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 Posted: Sat Sep 9th, 2017 03:54 am
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Russ Huber
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"I have a model 20 freshy fan.  Can you tell me what the compensation switch does?  It does change the speed some if I flip it back and forth.  I leave it on the high setting.  Also the speed dial isn't in line correctly with the proper speed.  Is there a way to correct that?"  




Late 30s into the 40s line voltage could drop for periods of time.  The Freshy compensator switch was used during these voltage drops to redirect the juice in a manner to increase fan motor speed.


If your speed dial is out of place in the window, Its anchor is allowing slip.  Align it correctly, and solder or glue it at its anchor once the rotating disc is correctly aligned.  

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 Posted: Sat Sep 9th, 2017 05:49 pm
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Thanks for the info Russ. What does one do to put new feet on a Fresh'nd Aire fan? Mine are gone with only the rivets sticking out. Thank you.

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 Posted: Sat Sep 9th, 2017 06:03 pm
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Apologies Russ. I was trying to find the write up you did about restoring a freshy fan. It was where you put the new rubber corks in to support the motor. I couldn't find it with the search function. Thank you.

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 Posted: Sun Sep 10th, 2017 02:48 am
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Kevin Massey wrote: What does one do to put new feet on a Fresh'nd Aire fan? Mine are gone with only the rivets sticking out. Thank you





Google..."round rubber bumper", and then click "images".  Make your choice......take some measurements....make your move. :clap: :D  

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 Posted: Sun Sep 10th, 2017 03:04 am
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Thank you.

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 Posted: Sun Sep 10th, 2017 03:38 am
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No problameo.

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Thanks Russ. I couldn't find that article.

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 Posted: Mon Sep 11th, 2017 03:07 am
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I was able to source motor supports from McMaster Carr. I got the heavy duty that have a washer built into them. I'm going to leave to top grommet but install two new lower ones. This motor is bigger diameter that the one above. I'm hope it fits like a glove. Rubber feet came from ebay. Thanks for the help.

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 Posted: Sun Sep 17th, 2017 02:28 pm
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Hi Russ:

Is the anchor for the switch dial inside the switch? I didn't dig to far into it since it still works correctly. Thank you.

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 Posted: Sun Sep 17th, 2017 03:27 pm
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Kevin Massey wrote: Hi Russ:

Is the anchor for the switch dial inside the switch? 

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 Posted: Sun Sep 17th, 2017 03:29 pm
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Hi Russ. Mine doesn't have a cover over the switch. The dial has a tiny shaft that goes inside the switch.

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Kevin Massey wrote: Hi Russ. Mine doesn't have a cover over the switch. The dial has a tiny shaft that goes inside the switch.
The dial typically loses its anchor and spins where it mounts to the shaft as seen in the photo I posted.


It is possible to reset the dial if it is lose on the shaft to correct position with your fingers, and work a drop of super glue into the disc mounting to secure it.

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