Bathroom exhaust fan

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Old 08-22-20, 01:39 AM
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Bathroom exhaust fan

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My bathroom exhaust fan stopped working. The light was still working so it's not a problem with the power. I notice the light and fan don't have normal outlet plugs like I see in other fans. I am not sure what kind of fan this even is, does anyone know? I don't see a brand or model number anywhere so I'm not sure what I would do to fix or replace it. Thank you.



 
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Old 08-22-20, 05:48 AM
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That looks like an old fan. There is a label on the blower. You could remove it and see if the label helps you out.
 
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Old 08-22-20, 01:14 PM
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I see another label on the right side inside the enclosure. Looks like a couple of screws is all it would take to remove the blower assembly to get a good look. If it hums with the power on, the motor is bound up & needs to be cleaned & oiled. If the motor makes no sound at all, the motor will need to be replaced. Shouldn't be too hard to do.
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Old 08-22-20, 10:04 PM
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Clean the blower wheel while you're at it.
 
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Old 08-26-20, 09:08 AM
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OK, I did manage to get the fan out of the ceiling. The black screws were for clips so I could get it out once I took those out.

It is a Hunter fan Model #81004. I am contacting the company to see if there is are replacement parts.
 
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Old 08-26-20, 09:24 AM
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Something is not right.... the model 81004 shows as a round ceiling fan with a round glass lens.

Hunter 81004
 
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Old 08-28-20, 11:33 AM
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PJ, I think that is the correct model. The round light cover most likely attaches to those studs extending from the fan chassis.
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Pete,
Andy is correct, the light is attached to the fan, I had just taken it off already to get to the fan.

I contacted Hunter, and they sent me to Hunter Home Comfort, which I guess is a division of the Hunter company that makes exhaust fans. They say the fan is discontinued and they don't have parts for it.

However, I found this one on Amazon that looks identical - Hunter 80200a.

Here is the manual for the 80200a.
And the manual for the 81004.

The model numbers for the fan part are only one digit off. I asked the company if the same parts would work and they haven't gotten back to me yet.
 
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I ended up buying the 80200a and used the fan assembly from that, it worked fine. Problem solved.
 
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Old 09-14-20, 09:47 PM
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Good job. Thanks for letting us know how you made out.
 
 

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