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Old 10-16-2012, 09:09 AM   #1
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Bath exhaust fan quit

2012 INTERSTATE: Bath fan quit, any ideas what to check, fuse ok.

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Old 10-16-2012, 10:32 AM   #2
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This is not an unusual problem and I had the same thing happen to my 2010 Interstate. The cause was that the foam gasket that is intended to seal the vent when it is closed (pulled down) came loose and was sucked into the fan blades preventing them from turning. The fix was to remove the vent cover from the top of the van and remove the old gasket material including the pieces stuck in the fan blades and install new a new foam gasket made from household weather strip material.

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Old 10-16-2012, 11:27 PM   #3
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Mine quit. Dealer removed & reinstalled and it worked. I hate it when that happens cuz I know it will fail again.
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Old 10-17-2012, 05:56 AM   #4
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If there is no obstruction to the fan blades and the fuse is ok, try jumping across the switch. I just replaced the original plastic bodied switch on mine and all is well again.
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