Brand New Hova Bator 1602n, fan buzzing?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Lucky1, Apr 8, 2012.

  1. Lucky1

    Lucky1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 1602n arrived in the mail last week, and when i went and picked it up there was a huge hole it it and some of the bator was cracked and broken off. We e-mailed the company and they said that they would give us back 50% of out money if my kept it, i decided that the Styrofoam would be easy to fix and it was, fit perfectly back into place when i glued it. Then when i got up the nerve i installed the fan that i ordered (terrible with electric things) and it was working perfectly, then this morning i noticed that the fan was making these horrible thunking noises, so i tightened the screw thinking that it got loose, it just made it worse, so i loosened the screw until it stopped thunking, then a couple seconds later it stated up again. a started leaning lightly on it and it stopped! should i put heavy objects on it to stop it or it it just a simple little thing that i got wrong? i dont want to send it back as i ordered 2 dozen eggs that are coming this weekend. What could it be??
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  2. leirob007

    leirob007 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    loosen the mounting screw a turn. then spin the fan by hand. sometimes if the fan is too tight it will make it " rub " the styrofoam
     
  3. leirob007

    leirob007 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    may have to use some kind of homemade shim ( folded matchbook cover or something under it to space it away from the styrofoam a bit.
     

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