Oct 27, History. First, check to see that the fan blades turn freely by hand and coast after being spun.
If rotation is in any way stiff, this is a sign of dirty, dry, or gummed bearings, which can slow the motor. Sometimes the bearings can become tight and binding which can. Sep 05, Turn the blades or washer in the center of the fan counterclockwise to remove them. Every fan is different, but the blades are either locked in place with a small washer on the pin or by the case of the pin treecut.buzzted Reading Time: 9 mins. Wait 10 minutes. Press the center cap into place, plug the fan in for a brief moment and test it.
If your fan blades still do not work then the internal bearing has worn out and you need to replace the fan. If the fan works, turn it off and unplug it. Reinstall the center cap and. Dec 17, Number 3 speed (highest) is now like number 1 speed.
The blades turn freely by hand. I have cleaned & oiled the fan but it still turns slowly. I have an electric fan that runs freely when turned off but when turned on the fan stuck and won't turn 'twas like the rotor was magnetized by the motor because its very hard to turn the fan and the Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins.
If the blades move freely then the motor bearings aren’t frozen.
There is probably something wrong with the motor. If it is the motor it can be replaced but it is very expensive (at least 50, usually +) and in many cases makes just as much sense to replace the entire fan, especially under treecut.buzzted Reading Time: 3 mins.