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[CPAP] Whining siren noise and bearing replacement/repair
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Post: #11
RE: Whining siren noise and bearing replacement/repair
Hi clintga,
WELCOME! to the forum.!
Great job on getting your machine fixed and thanks for the information.
Much success to you with your CPAP therapy.

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04-23-2015 05:19 PM
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Post: #12
RE: Whining siren noise and bearing replacement/repair
That's awesome that you got your machine all fixed up. It's good to know about the bearings if mine ever dies.
04-23-2015 06:13 PM
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OMyMyOHellYes Offline

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Post: #13
RE: Whining siren noise and bearing replacement/repair
You know, I may try that tactic with my S-9 with the growly bearings.

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04-23-2015 06:32 PM
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Mark Douglas Offline

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Post: #14
RE: Whining siren noise and bearing replacement/repair
bearings generally start dragging before noise is audible causing stress elsewhere - increased current draw and erratic back EMF. Is why I asked about hours. I may want to just change the bearings as a wear item.

I use my PAP machine nightly and I feel great!
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04-24-2015 10:58 AM
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Post: #15
RE: Whining siren noise and bearing replacement/repair
(04-23-2015 04:00 PM)clintga Wrote:  They are shielded bearings. I will try to attach a pic. Google plus made the pic not very clear. The right bearing had a small amount of rust. The left bearing could have been used longer. But as a precaution, I changed out both.

Those bearing look very similar to the brush roller bearings I just replaced in my Dyson.



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04-24-2015 02:06 PM
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Mark Douglas Offline

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Post: #16
RE: Whining siren noise and bearing replacement/repair
(04-24-2015 02:06 PM)AlanE Wrote:  
(04-23-2015 04:00 PM)clintga Wrote:  They are shielded bearings. I will try to attach a pic. Google plus made the pic not very clear. The right bearing had a small amount of rust. The left bearing could have been used longer. But as a precaution, I changed out both.

Those bearing look very similar to the brush roller bearings I just replaced in my Dyson.

bearings are bearings and the descriptor standardized. is no problem to acquire. example expensive wheel bearing in Jag XKE is same as cheap bearing in Chevy. Do not ask how I learned this as a youth.

I use my PAP machine nightly and I feel great!
Updated: Philips Respironics System One (60 Series)
RemStar BiPAP Auto with Bi-FlexModel 760P -
Rise Time x3 Fixed Bi-Level EPAP 9.0 IPAP 11.5 (cmH2O)
04-24-2015 02:35 PM
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Post: #17
RE: Whining siren noise and bearing replacement/repair
(04-24-2015 02:35 PM)Mark Douglas Wrote:  bearings are bearings and the descriptor standardized. is no problem to acquire. example expensive wheel bearing in Jag XKE is same as cheap bearing in Chevy. Do not ask how I learned this as a youth.

Pnless they have a PMA number associated with them (aircraft). Then they get more expensive. Just because.
04-24-2015 10:29 PM
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Post: #18
RE: Whining siren noise and bearing replacement/repair
(04-24-2015 02:35 PM)Mark Douglas Wrote:  ...example expensive wheel bearing in Jag XKE is same as cheap bearing in Chevy. Do not ask how I learned this as a youth.

So, you used the expensive Jag bearing in your Chevy.

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Mark Douglas Offline

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Post: #19
RE: Whining siren noise and bearing replacement/repair
(04-24-2015 10:59 PM)justMongo Wrote:  
(04-24-2015 02:35 PM)Mark Douglas Wrote:  ...example expensive wheel bearing in Jag XKE is same as cheap bearing in Chevy. Do not ask how I learned this as a youth.

So, you used the expensive Jag bearing in your Chevy.

I commend your dry sense of humor! LOL

I use my PAP machine nightly and I feel great!
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Rise Time x3 Fixed Bi-Level EPAP 9.0 IPAP 11.5 (cmH2O)
04-24-2015 11:03 PM
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clintga Offline

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Post: #20
RE: Whining siren noise and bearing replacement/repair
(04-24-2015 10:58 AM)Mark Douglas Wrote:  bearings generally start dragging before noise is audible causing stress elsewhere - increased current draw and erratic back EMF. Is why I asked about hours. I may want to just change the bearings as a wear item.

Probably in the neighborhood of 18,000 hours...as an estimate. I don't think my machine will tell me the exact hours.
05-01-2015 07:46 PM
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