Lasko fan isn't even 2yrs old, priciest one I've bought yet, suddenly struggling
to rotate blade.
Blade WILL turn, just very weakly & has noisier start than usual.
Likely clogged with dust, did a little 'blowing out', going to try a thorough
Has a bad SMELL after it was on for a few minutes...is it fried? Should I waste
my time or just replace?
You can try working some 3 in 1 oil or similar into the bushings in
the motor. They are factory lubricated and once that is gone, you are
just pissing on the fire tho.
I have also heard of temporary success using mineral spirits and motor
oil about 50/50
If it rotates freely with your finger. then is is scrap.
(Unplug first tot est.)
If it is stiff, then it needs a drop of lubricant.
Do NOT run it until you have fixed it, you will burn the motor out.
(You may already have done that)
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