Maintenance

PROCEDURE FOR PROPER CLEANING OF CONVECTION FAN(S) FOR END LOADING UNITS  (EL, EL-EC, EL-ED, EL-ES, EL-EW, EL-IB, SDL, SDL-X, SRO, SSJ, SSJ-AE, SSO/SSI, VS-3, VS-4)


Disconnect Main Power to Unit & Make Sure Unit is Cooled Completely…


Step 1 – Remove Service Panel located at the Back of the Unit.


Step 2 – Unplug the Disconnect


Step 3 – Loosen Nuts from the Convection Fan Motor Mount


Step 4 – Remove Nuts, Lock Washers & Washers


Step 5 – Place a Firm Hold on the Motor Mount & Motor


Step 6 – Slowly Remove the Convection Fan Assembly. Be Careful not to Damage Blade.


Step 7 – Place Convection Fan Assembly on a Table or Counter. * Place 2 or 3 drops of Oil in Each Oil Port


Step 8 – Clean Build-up Completely. Check Set Screws and Inspect Blades for Signs of Imbalance or Irregularities.


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Step 1:  Turn off & unplug unit before you start.

Step 2:  Remove (2) rack sets.

Step 3:  This will expose the fan for cleaning

Step 4:  Spray both sides of fans with cleaner/degreaser.

Step 5:  Clean the fan assembly(s) completely.  Check for signs of imbalance or irregularities.

Step 6:  Reinstall the rack configurations so that they rest correctly on the trunion.

Step 7:  Remove screws to Convection System Access Panel.

Step 8:  Remove Convection System Access Panel.  Carefully lift out & lift up.

Step 9:  Push wires over in front of motor to expose front oil port.  Remove the yellow oil caps.  Place 2 to 3 drops of machine grade oil in the front & back ports.  Replace yellow oil caps.  You are now ready to reassemble.  *Please note, some new motors do not need to be oiled.


Calibrating Thermometer (click to view)

Calibrating Thermostat (click to view)