Anemometer not spinnig..

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The anemometer on my 5 in 1 station has stopped spinning.. Is this fixable? Or do i need to buy another one?  Everything else works fine..
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Edward Ravenbear

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Posted 2 years ago

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Ledrak

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Edward if its not spinning because you just had snow or freezing rain it should start again once it thaws. If the bearings are dry and need lubrication you can try oiling it to see if it frees up. If all else fails you can replace just the top.
https://www.acurite.com/pro-plus-upgrade-for-5-in-1-weather-sensor.html
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Patrick Childress

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It is possible to take out the 2 little bearing in the housing. They are supposed to be "sealed" bearings but in my case have been responsive to flushing with solvent and oiling with sewing machine oil.
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Sewing machine oil is the best. WD40 works great to free it up, but has little to no residual lubrication qualities.