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Had skuttle model 190 years. when new made resonating loud

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had skuttle model 190 for several years. when new made resonating loud noise.
told by tech to put vasiline on end of drum shaft at end that fits in saddle.
this work great for 6 years or so and than started noise again.
replaced with new skuttle stainless steal model 45 noise again vasiline does not work
noise very bad when unit on can you solve problem for me?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Tim H. replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I'm Tim and I'm an HVAC expert here to assist you with your questions. Please provide all information I request as it makes it more difficult to troubleshoot something when I'm not there onsite. Essentially, you become my eyes and ears. Thanks for the opportunity to help. At the end of our dialog, you will have a chance to rate my service, but please wait until we are finished and you're satisfied you have all the information you need.

You may want to try this tune up kit. Contains everything needed to solve common problems and make the unit work like new.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the present stainless steal unit is new. does not need tune up
Expert:  Daniel Plourde replied 1 year ago.

hi i am dan i can help you with this. i realize you have a brand new humidifier but in my opinion those are very poor quality. i would recommend returning it and purchasing a flow trough bypass humidifier that can not make any noise and they are less money than a drum type and less problems.