[ROVERNET - UK] lubricating heater motor
geffandjulie at comcast.net
Mon Jan 1 17:56:24 GMT 2007
The bearing tends to wear out. I had mine rebuilt, and the electric shop did
not lubricate at all, I think.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Fritz Rauschenberg" <wfritz at mindspring.com>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Monday, January 01, 2007 4:43 AM
Subject: RE: [ROVERNET - UK] lubricating heater motor
> Use synthetic grease-it won't congeal. Several are available. The one I
> would use is a light weight one made for high-end bicycles. It is Pedro's
> synthetic grease. It's a good product. Amsoil is also excellent but it is
> heavier for automotive wheel bearings, primarily.
> Fritz Rauschenberg
>> [Original Message]
>> From: peter king <peter at king-co.com>
>> To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
>> Date: 12/31/2006 12:15:22 PM
>> Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] lubricating heater motor
>> happy (almost) new year to all!
>> I've removed my 3500s heater blower to clean and re-lube, and am
>> wondering if anyone can recommend the lubricant I should use for the
>> shaft and bearing cups? Light oil is generally what has been
>> suggested on the web, but I noticed a small amount of grease in the
>> cup, and wonder if oil is correct? Grease, it seems to me, would
>> congeal and cause the motor to over-work in cold weather, but there's
>> nothing in the design of this motor housing to keep oil in, or to add
>> oil without removing the unit.
>> Thanks for any thoughts.
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