2010 Arapaho Ceiling Extractor Fan

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  1. John&Kate

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    Hi All

    During our recent vacation in France the ceiling mounted extractor fan decided to pack up on us, its still live as when I touch the power button the led lights flash instead of turning the fan on.

    We have a 2010 Autotrail Arapaho if it makes any difference for reference.

    Typically I just went into the home to take a picture to show you all which fan we have and it intermittently started and stopped, then on pushing the power again started no problem at all !! :mad:

    It almost seems pointless writing this post as its working again, but I thought I would see if there are any others experiencing any problems with this unit and whether there is any need for replacement, parts, maintenance etc. I cant seem to find any information on brand/model etc.

    Would love to hear your thoughts.

    Thanks .. John
     

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    Loose connection on the motor.
     
  3. Norfolk Red

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    Hi John,

    is your fan still working ? The reason for asking is, we started our 2010 Chieftan up whilst on hook up and had the same problem with the fan, on pushing the start button it just kept flashing across the forward and reverse lights. Probably nothing to do with starting up on hook up, but would be interested if you found anything out ?

    Mark & Anne.
     
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    Slim chance it may just have some sh** on the spindle / motor. Might be worth a shot of silicon spray. Just to see..
     
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    Does the lid need to be up on these fans for them to run, I know ours does. If it does it could be a sticking sensor?

    Martin
     
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    fans need regular cleaning and lubrication. the lights flashing indicates a stuck motor spindle
     
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  7. John&Kate

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    Hi Mark & Anne

    Not been in the MH for a couple of weeks but last time I did it started 1st time, stopped it then started again but it whent into error with the flashing lights. This was under 12v.
    I will be going in the MH in next couple of days and will report back.

    Thanks .. John
     
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    Thanks for the advise, as replied to Mark & Anne I will be going into MH to check up on things and will look at the motor a bit further as it intermitently starts/errors.

    Thanks .. John
     

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