[ROVERNET - UK] Heater Blower Motor ,3500
defender110 at ozemail.com.au
Mon Jan 1 23:52:30 GMT 2007
The best way of re-oiling sintered bronze bearings is to fully immerse
them in heated oil for an hour or so to allow the oil to me drawn in by
Most are just a push fit in their housings as they are manufactured to a
precise size. Do not under any circumstances machine these, as the
material's pores will be burred over, rendering them useless.
TheOrganDoctor at aol.com wrote:
> I don't know if the motor is the same for the 2000TC as the 3500, but I just
> finished rebuilding my heater box. I disassembled cleaned and oiled the
> motor in the process, and the bearings were porous bronze, set in a felt oil
> retainer . Soak the oil retainers in light oil before reassembling the motor.
> Grease will not do for these bearings.
> Dick West
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