Does anyone know if I can change the capacitor in these fans?
I buy these fans in multiple amounts for my horse barns, most of them last several years, some go out in months. Knowing that the capacitor in fans is one of the main reasons they stop working, I wondered if anyone has changed them out and got their fan going again. i have 3 or 4 that are laying around waiting for me to decide, do I send them to the dump or try to fix them. Also, wouldn't the capacitor be inside the little black control box? Any instructions would be helpful also.
asked 1 year ago
on Powermax High Velocity Fan, 20"
Are they meant to use outside the house? I read on my specs. that this particular model is not to be used outside. Is the Barn considered outside? You may need to dumpem and get a Lasko or POWERMAX
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If it is for Industrial use!
I am not an electrician, however I think if it is the capacitor it can be changed. What I would suggest is to take them to a place that repairs them and ask the tech. You can decide to leave them or do them yourself.
answered 1 month, 4 weeks ago
I preface this by saying only mess with electronics if you know what you are doing as incorrectly installed electrical components can quickly lead to fires and painful electrocution. Having said that, yes, it is possible to replace components such as a capacitor, but you have to know how to solder and perhaps most importantly, use the appropriate replacement parts! That said, do so at your own risk. Is it worth doing? I would say sure, if you can take the time to learn to do it properly and safely.