Introduction

This repair guide will solve the squeaks sound of the ceiling fan after few years of operation. Youtube guide available show how-to replace the two wear out ball bearing.

Video Overview

First, unscrew the mounting screw for the plastic cover located along the brim furthest from the centre.
  • First, unscrew the mounting screw for the plastic cover located along the brim furthest from the centre.

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THe iron cage is firmly secured by another three screw.
  • THe iron cage is firmly secured by another three screw.

  • Out of the six mounting screws located along the inner circle, three of them will be the mounting screw for the iron cage

  • Remaining six screws will be the mounting screw for the fan blade.

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  • Unmount the wiring from the terminal block as well as the capacitor from the bracket.

  • Unbolt the 13mm mounting bolt to remove the supporting rod.

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  • Remove the safety cord.

  • Plier will be used to loosen the holder.

  • The back plate could be removed once all the electric component be removed.

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  • Be sure to keep the O-ring safe.

  • The back plate could be removed by knocking it off by positioning it up-side down.

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  • Three crawl puller will be used to removed the bearing.

  • Lubricant will be spray prior to the extraction.

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  • The another bearing located 4mm away from the tip required another bearing puller- Two crawl puller.

  • Alternatively, it can be knock off using a chisel from behind through the hole.

  • A long chisel becomes handy !

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  • Three socket will be used to level the rotor core while giving the bearing a final push.

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  • A three inch PVC tube long of 6/8 inch inner diameter will be used to install the new Bearing (6302z for this model of fan).

  • Rubber mallet is used to punch onto the PVC tube during the installation.

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  • A rubber mallet is used to install the another bearing onto the shaft. Rubber mallet or wooden mallet is used to prevent damage to the bearing.

  • The same PVC tubing will be used to give the bearing a final push.

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  • Mechanical grease is apply around the inner wall of the iron cage

  • BE sure to install the O-ring

  • Installation of the fan required electrical knowledge. A certified personnel are required to help installing it back up to the ceiling.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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sengchoy liew

Member since: 03/12/2012

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my ceiling fan would sometimes not start and making rumbling sounds (bearings) i did not want to replace or tear down so lifted plastic cover on top and liberally sprayed machine oil over exposed bearing & through slots underneath wd 40 this has cured problem perfectly just dry bearings would probably be better to use spray grease if you have --cheaper than new fan or bearings and only a few minutes work

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