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Personal 8 inch tall desk fan by Holmes. Model number: HAOF87

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Where can I buy a replacement 5 amp fuse

looking to buy a new 5 amp fuse for a blizzard fan from walmart

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Any good hardware or electrical store should be able to supply you with one.

But do you know why the fuse blew? It could indicate an underlying fault which, in the worst case, could make the fan dangerous. Any signs of cracked or broken insulation on the lead, or damage to the plug? Any such faults must be corrected before going further. In fact, you'd do well to get it checked out and safety-tested by an electrical contractor.

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Thanks for taking the time to reply to my comment Philip & i'll say that the restart project site you provide link to will be of interest to check out more thoroughly, after this.

The link here is to the particular Holme's fan's manual and the diagram of the where the fuse is housed on the elct. cable-end you will likely know right-off or that is, it's (& i'm still guessing) a 20 mm size fuse?

At any rate, another link to Amazon's where i asked pretty much the question as the same comment here of where to purchase...was either on this link's or another seller's display of the fuse and would it go in Holme's fan..etc..(just as an aside:) i don't have an Ebay acct. but is, of course, excellent source of info. and items, compare or find in similarity, and all that.

I think though, that what i also found was a 250 V fine if the V on the tiny micro size fuse the fan requires is ok or fine to use so long as it isn't the other way around. Therefore, i'll end up finding this fuse if that's the case with more of that voltage, or from what it does appear to be in this pursuit, what I've found more of as 250 V with the 5Amp. (here's link per the link from the same question as commentary herein, of course):

Shipping shouldn't be too much more than the price of the fuse, well-depending on the package that looks to be more than 1 and may make sense to have at least as back up.

Thanks again and Take Care Man!

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Thank you for the link to Amazon. I can’t believe how hard it is to replace a tiny flipping fuse! I hope this gets the fan back to working.


Hi @ Shawn Casey,

If ever you want electronic components e.g. fuses use this site, this site, or this site


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Home Depot doesn't sell the Holmes fuse, (the 5A 125 V micro mini, call it whatever's its title) nor does Fry's Electronics and it was suggested to "go to Amazon" and so, this is almost like another barrier that you can't replace a part or something simple as a fuse . Well, you can if you can get it. And it's more telling (to me) that 'they' don't make them to be replaced, just replace the fan. But to me, that's not too smart either. There's that smart word. Just venting out my frustration in this new pursuit of a fuse.

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If these Holmes fans are prone to blowing their fuses it would indicate an underlying design fault - a fuse shouldn't blow in normal usage. Is the motor labouring, perhaps clogged with dirt? That could cause the fuse to blow. Are you running it on the wrong voltage (e.g. US 110V fan used in Europe where the supply is 230V)?

If you type "fuse" into eBay you'll get fuses of virtually every type known to man. Is it a 20mm cartridge fuse? These are very common. If not, post a photo with dimensions so we can see what kind of fuse it is. Or is it a thermal fuse (


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