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Home Repair Replacement Attic Fan??

Discussion in 'Homeowners Corner' started by L0stS0ul, Jul 7, 2019.

  1. L0stS0ul

    L0stS0ul hmmmm

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    The original attic fan van metre put in lasted a good 14 years or so. Last year I replaced it with this one from Amazon

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000LNII4Q

    Do not recommend buying that one. Died in less than a year of use and now I am in need of another motor/thermostat.

    What makes it more difficult is vm installed the shroud from the exterior so you can't just unscrew the old one internally and put a new one up. With the one above I had to disassemble it and install the motor/fan/thermostat in the existing shroud.

    Has anyone found a good replacement? The ones at Lowe's/hd don't have great reviews either. I'm perfectly fine doing the work myself I just need to find a quality replacement so I'm not doing this again next year.
     
  2. L0stS0ul

    L0stS0ul hmmmm

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    Capricorn1964 Well-Known Member

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    That’s weird it died less than one yr- I replaced mine and 10 yrs still going (knock on wood)-
     
  4. L0stS0ul

    L0stS0ul hmmmm

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    Our last one was good for 13 or 14 years. I don't think they make them like they used to. In the end if I get a year or two from it then I can replace it easy enough for $75. Hoping this one last longer than that though.

    Bought the whole thing to get the thermostat as well. Only 15 more than the motor by itself and I also get a spare fan.
     

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