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 Posted: Sat Sep 8th, 2018 12:25 am
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Charles Tedrick
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I picked up a mint condition looking ge at the local auction and one of the motors has a sticky bearing. I need to get that rotor out to clean up the bearing and get it back up and running.  I have the motor out and I cant find an easy way to remove that logo cap on the back without destroying it. I can see that someone has tried in the past and given up. 
Any advice would be appreciated 

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 Posted: Sat Sep 8th, 2018 12:27 am
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This is where I'm hitting a roadblock. The rotor will not pull out and that rear cap is stuck on tight

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 Posted: Sat Sep 8th, 2018 12:27 am
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Charles Tedrick
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 Posted: Sat Sep 8th, 2018 12:56 am
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You have to pry that piece with a thin screwdriver, i worked on one sometime back. Put a little wd 40 and see if that helps. Pry around it evenly all around. There should be a clip under there holding the rotor in with a large piece of thick felt that at one time was oil soaked. It will work well when you get it cleaned up.

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 Posted: Sat Sep 8th, 2018 01:31 am
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I managed to remove the rear cover without too much damage. Here is what I'm seeing now. This thing seems like it was not made to be serviced  :X

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 Posted: Sat Sep 8th, 2018 02:15 am
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Well I used Kroil and eventually it did its thing and now it spins freely. Now I just have to put this Chinese jigsaw puzzle all back together  :hammer:

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 Posted: Sat Sep 8th, 2018 02:36 am
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it wasnt made to be serviced. you take the back off, take that black cover off and a "C" clip holds the rotor on

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 Posted: Sat Sep 8th, 2018 07:10 am
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I never did find a c clip but its running fine again so it's all good. I just need some gray shrink tube and matching wire nuts to make it look seamless

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 Posted: Sat Sep 8th, 2018 07:12 am
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I couldn't get that black lid off so the c clip got to stay hidden  :up:Anyway.... you cant take one of these apart and not polish the stainless divider can you?  :wondering:

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 Posted: Sat Sep 8th, 2018 07:13 am
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And the front

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GE box fans and window fans weren't made to be worked on. Back then they were considered throw away fans but that can't keep any collector back. It is really hard not to damage those because you have to drill a hole and pope it off. 

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