Bathroom exhaust fan stopped working. When bath and range-hood fans stop working the problem is usually one of two things. Here are some troubleshooting tips you can try. Double check the switch. Why might the bathroom fan not work. If it doesnt there might be a. Turn the breaker on and try it. I didnt pay any attention because i rarely used it. By kaylanx Fri Aug 03 2007 604 pm Last post by kaylanx.
Dirt and dust are the most common causes of extractor fans failing but electrical issues or a failed fan motor could also be to blame. Identify the exhaust fan circuit turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring. Reset the circuit breaker if necessary. A working fan will grasp it t ightly. If it doesnt there might be a blockage.
A fan is essentially an electric motor with a propeller or drum-like blades. If it doesnt there might be a. If youre seeing excessive wetness on the walls and the mirrors in your bathroom after a shower there might be something wrong with your bathroom exhaust fan. What to Check When a Bathroom Fan is Not Working. 4 If not able to gain access to the cord connection at the motor the fan unit should probably be replaced.
Why your bathroom fan might not be working. Bathroom Light and Extractor Fan No longer working. When the fan does not come on the circuitry in the fan may have failed. If your bathrooms fan has stopped working entirely or is performing more poorly than usual there are several factors that could be affecting it. 4 If not able to gain access to the cord connection at the motor the fan unit should probably be replaced. The fan isnt receiving power or the motor has burned out. Is the fan switch working does voltage. My first thought is that the motor is stalled and the additional current draw is dimming the light.