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Brand new Gentle typhoon not spinning smoothly.

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I havn't opened it up yet, but it sounds like it's rubbing against something, this sound comes from the middle of the fan, not the outer edge so I think it has something to do with the bearing. Also, compared to my other ap-15's, when you press down on the middle of the fan (not when it's spinning), the fan compresses a bit like others, but does not do it smoothly, and you can hear something rubbing/grinding against it.

Anything I can do to avoid sending this thing back to germany?
Edited by CRosko42 - 7/25/11 at 3:13pm
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just send it back, opening it up will most likely void it's warranty, but you could try oiling it.
    
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Well aquatuning has you pay shipping and all other costs...so its not really an option. Waiting on a scythe reply now.

Edit, whoops, its not by scythe its the servo type. Well, I opened it up, the bearing is whats wrong, tried oil, it was no help.

Guess I just need to reorder some more. What sucks is aquatuning has a <$75 extra handling charge, so I need to spend at least that much. Plus theyre the only ones who have any in stock.

My wallet hurts.
Edited by CRosko42 - 7/25/11 at 4:32pm
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