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Old 08-26-2011, 03:26 PM   #1
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Squeaky SHURflo Comfort Air Fan

My SHURflo vent fan started squeaking a couple of weeks ago; was driving me nuts! I didn't find anywhere in the manual if there was a way to lubricate it, so I called SHURflo customer service at 800-854-3218. I was told it couldn't be lubricated. The customer service rep asked for my address and said she would get a new motor out to me right away. Wow, I wasn't expecting that! Kudos to SHURflo!


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Old 08-26-2011, 04:35 PM   #2
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My SHURflo vent fan started squeaking a couple of weeks ago; was driving me nuts! I didn't find anywhere in the manual if there was a way to lubricate it, so I called SHURflo customer service at 800-854-3218. I was told it couldn't be lubricated. The customer service rep asked for my address and said she would get a new motor out to me right away. Wow, I wasn't expecting that! Kudos to SHURflo!


Glenn....that is too weird as several friends have told me mine squeaks while running in the lower speeds. I'm so darn deaf I can't hear it. Too many days of running race car engines inside in Butler (tin) building with open headers, I guess!!! What a dummy!

Was yours noisy (squeak) on the lower speeds?

Regarding the fact that Shurflo upheld their warranty doesn't surprise me....cause their competition (Fantastic Fan) warranty's the product for life and do a great job of standing tall when you have an issue, in my experience. rockybaby
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Tom,

Yes, fan was noisy on low speed AND high speed. Not quite as noticeable on low, but really bad on high!
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I have replaced two of them in four years, for vibration at higher speeds. This one is just as loud as the others now, plenty loud in such a small room.

Haven't found another any better to fit in that space, not without installing a new vent system through the roof for a larger home quality fan.
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I have replaced two of them in four years, for vibration at higher speeds. This one is just as loud as the others now, plenty loud in such a small room.

Haven't found another any better to fit in that space, not without installing a new vent system through the roof for a larger home quality fan.
Are you sure you're not referring to the Ventline fan in the bathroom? In 2007 I believe PI was still using the "Fantastic Fan" in the living room and/ or kitchen. rockin'
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Are you sure you're not referring to the Ventline fan in the bathroom? In 2007 I believe PI was still using the "Fantastic Fan" in the living room and/ or kitchen. rockin'
My 2010 still has a fantastic in the living room and has really done the job. During this summer here in Chico Ca I've been running it about 12 hours a day. My son has a sure flow and he is on his third one in just over year.
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Regarding the fact that Shurflo upheld their warranty doesn't surprise me....cause their competition (Fantastic Fan) warranty's the product for life and do a great job of standing tall when you have an issue, in my experience. rockybaby[/QUOTE]

I hope this continues as I have had the same experience with Fantastic Fan a couple of times over the years. However, the company was recently bought by Atwood and I will be really suprised if they continue the lifetime replacement parts in the future. Sure hope I'm wrong.
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I am on my 4th shurflo vent fan motor in 1 year. Now this one is starting to squeak. I will wait until the motor completely dies again before I call them for another warranty replacement. Don't ask me what I think about Shurflo's quality. However, their customer service has been good.
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