Noisy fan. New unit.

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My 01536 5 in 1 has a noisy fan fresh out of the box. No debris. Motor cannot last. What next?
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Mike Hunsucker

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Posted 5 months ago

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AcuRite Jennifer

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Hello Mike,

You should hear a slight hum come from the sensor when the sun hits the solar panel.  If it is more than a slight hum you can contact our AcuRite Loyalty Team at 262-729-4850 to set up a warranty claim.
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Mike Hunsucker

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Thanks. More than a hum. Hear it 15 ft away. Thanks
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Dan

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It probably wasn't assembled right and the fan blades are rubbing slightly against the side of the chamber(seen it before) since your under warranty you cant open it up and look/adjust the fan.
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John Z

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Opening a 5n1 for purpose of maintenance/cleaning is allowed, even encouraged.
https://www.acurite.com/learn/installation/5in1#maintenance

Make sure your screwdriver fits the screw heads properly. Stripped heads are a pain to deal with.

I had a beta outdoor unit that had a tiny piece of paper fluff inside. Big noise until it came out.
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Dan

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I'm well aware of that for cleaning,, but tampering with a fan/diagnosing it is not, you could void your warranty.


"This warranty will not be breached, and we will give no credit for products which have received normal wear and tear not affecting the functionality of the product, been damaged (including by acts of nature), tampered, abused, improperly installed, or repaired or altered by others than our authorized representatives."

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AcuRite Rachell, Employee

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Hello Mike,
I can see that you did reach out to the AcuRite Loyalty Team regarding this issue. We are waiting on a reply to the email that was sent. Please let us know if you have any other questions. Thank you.