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  • Hi,I know this is an old, old post...But if someone runs across it, as I did, looking to REPAIR A FAN THAT QUIT RUNNING...Here are 2 tips I am adding.First: Put about 2 inches of regular, household ammonia, in a 16 ounce spray bottle and top with water. (The best degreaser for dirty stoves,etc. and,costs just pennies.)I soak the grills, removable fan blades, knobs, etc., in a bathtub of hot water, filled just to cover, and add 2 cups of ammonia. Clean as directed above.Second: After cleaning the fan so well, to help prevent future build up - In a pail or dishpan mix a cap full of liquid fabric softener (like Downey) in about a gallon of water. Soak a clean cloth in it and wring it out. Use this to wipe all surfaces. The antistatic property, will REPEL dust and dirt, requiring cleaning …

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    Hi,I know this is an old, old post...But if someone runs across it, as I did, looking to REPAIR A FAN THAT QUIT RUNNING...Here are 2 tips I am adding.First: Put about 2 inches of regular, household ammonia, in a 16 ounce spray bottle and top with water. (The best degreaser for dirty stoves,etc. and,costs just pennies.)I soak the grills, removable fan blades, knobs, etc., in a bathtub of hot water, filled just to cover, and add 2 cups of ammonia. Clean as directed above.Second: After cleaning the fan so well, to help prevent future build up - In a pail or dishpan mix a cap full of liquid fabric softener (like Downey) in about a gallon of water. Soak a clean cloth in it and wring it out. Use this to wipe all surfaces. The antistatic property, will REPEL dust and dirt, requiring cleaning less often.I just bought a new fan, and I will wipe it down with this mixture to reduce dust build up, increasing the life of the fan and easier clean up when needed.

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