Reef aquarium chiller fan motor repairs and maintenance.

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Reef aquarium chiller fan motor repairs and maintenance.

Post  liquidg on 10th March 2014, 10:19 am

All electrical work should be done by a qualified electrician.

More chiller repair help.
http://southeastqueenslandm.aforumfree.com/t1072-chillers-why-you-should-have-one-repairs-and-good-maintenance

To repair the fan motor, firstly take the chiller a part.


Wires marked with tap on both section, so it goes back on the same wire.


Undo bolts on compressor and move to one side for removal of fan and to replace fan.


Take out fan assembly


Take fan and frame off fan motor


Take fan motor a part.


Bearings exposed and now repack bearings with Vaseline or GP grease.




Repeat most of these steps to replace the fane and motor.

Reattach fan housing.


Sit fan in place carefully.


Expose wires.


Wires ready to heat shrink.


Apply heat shrink onto wires.


Cover wires


Running nicely.

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