Bathroom Exhaust Fan

Old 01-29-02, 09:07 AM
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Bathroom Exhaust Fan

I have an old exhaust fan in the bathroom. It's the type which has 2 heating lamps in the center. When I turn the fan on, it's really loud. Kind of sound like my cordless drill but deeper.

I checked out the motor, and it looked ok (no broken parts). I was thinking of spraying WD-40 into it, but wasn't sure if that would wreck the motor and make it worse.

Any ideas? Thanks for your help!
Old 01-29-02, 12:39 PM
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Well, the older exhaust fans weren't known for being quiet even when they were new. The ones today do a better job at noise reduction. I would recommend replacement; you'll probably spend more in time and aggravation than a new one would be worth.

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