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The convection fan is squeaking...
The convection fan is squeaking. Can this be lubricated, tightened or replaced easily? What is the first step for a cure?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: First noticed it 3 days ag0. Unit is 3 years old.
JA: Did you double-check the thermostat? And what about the unit's filters?
Customer: No I did not. This is a MAS365GASXE oven with stove top. I know it has a thermostat. I was not aware of any filter.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I prefer to fix myself.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I am relatively good at fixing things and following instructions. I also support Liverpool FC.
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Appliance
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
The convection fan is squeaking. Can this be lubricated, tightened or replaced easily? What is the first step for a cure?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: First noticed it 3 days ag0. Unit is 3 years old.
JA: Did you double-check the thermostat? And what about the unit's filters?
Customer: No I did not. This is a MAS365GASXE oven with stove top. I know it has a thermostat. I was not aware of any filter.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I prefer to fix myself.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I am relatively good at fixing things and following instructions. I also support Liverpool FC.
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Appliance Technician: Kelly, Appliance Technician replied 1 year ago
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Appliance Technician: Kelly, Appliance Technician replied 1 year ago

The motor uses sealed bearings used in high temperature applications. There is no way to lubricate it that will result in a permanent repair. The motor may be quieted temporarily but will likely need to be replaced.

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