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 Posted: Mon Jun 29th, 2020 06:50 pm
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Justin Holt
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I have an oscillating Cinni table fan that I'm rather fond of (I gather they're a bit controversial around here), but it's making grinding noises when running on any speed. The grinding gets worse if the assembly isn't tilted at a steep angle, and if it's set to oscillate. I opened the gearbox and cleaned out the crusty old grease, and gave it a bit of SuperLube and a few drops of motor oil where applicable. The fan runs "effortlessly" now, but the rattling remains. Everything is tight as far as I can tell. Any suggestions on where to look, and whether it might be fixable?
Thank you for your help!

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 Posted: Mon Jun 29th, 2020 07:00 pm
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Its hard to say without hearing it, but if it is more of a rattle or bearing noise, it may have a loose hub to spider crimp. Those can make one heck of a racket even when its hard to tell the crimp is loose.

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 Posted: Mon Jun 29th, 2020 10:05 pm
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Justin Holt
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Thank you for responding. I tried a google search and couldn’t find anything matching a hub spider crimp. Is there another name for what I’m looking for?

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 Posted: Tue Jun 30th, 2020 02:29 pm
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IS THE SETSCREW FOR THE BLADE LOOSE? 

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 Posted: Wed Jul 1st, 2020 07:26 pm
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Duane Burright
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Is there a way you can upload a video to YouTube?

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