How to Replace the Motor in FWE Moisture-Temp Cabinets (MTU & PHU Series)Austin Kail
A step-by-step tutorial for Replacing the Motor in FWE Moisture-Temp Cabinets
In the food service industry, equipment breakdowns can cause major disruptions to operations leading to lost revenue and frustrated customers. FWEParts step-by-step tutorials are here to provide easy-to-follow guides that will help you can get your equipment back into operation as quickly as possible. In this article, we will introduce a service video that provides a step-by-step tutorial to easily replace the motor used on FWE Moisture-Temp Cabinets(MTU and PHU Series). If you are still experiencing issues with this, or any other part, please do not hesitate to reach out via phone at 1-615-805-3270 or email at email@example.com if you have any questions or concerns.
Parts Covered in this Tutorial
- Driver Drill with #2 Phillips Bit
- 5/16″ Nut Driver
- 1/4″ Nut Driver
- 11/16″ Socket Wrench
- Allen Key Set
0:00 | Introduction
0:17 | Step 1: Open the unit and remove the heart tunnel assembly exposing the element and blower housing.
0:24 | Step 2: Remove the side panel and locate the motor assembly.
0:31 | Step 3: Remove the motor connections at the terminal block, making note of their positions.
0:38 | Step 4: Disconnect the element connections and remove the element by taking off the nuts and washers and pulling it out from the blower housing.
0:59 | Step 5: Remove the bolts holding the blower housing to the sidewall and set them aside.
1:07 | Step 6: Locate the set screw on the fan blade. Loosen and remove the fan blade from the motor shaft.
1:15 | Step 7: In the access panel, remove the bolts holding the motor in place and pull the motor assembly out.
1:25 | Step 8: Locate the set screw for the rear fan blade. Loosen and remove the fan blade from the motor shaft.
1:32 | Step 9: Install the rear fan blade on the new motor, locking it in place with the set screw.
1:38 | Step 10: Install the new motor, using the bolts from Step 7 to secure it in place.
1:47 | Step 11: Inside the unit, install the front blade onto the motor shaft, locking it in place with the set screw. (Ensure the blade spins free and clear of obstruction)
1:54 | Step 12: Remount the blower housing with the bolts used in Step 5.
2:03 | Step 13: Reinstall the Element through the blower housing, locking it in place with the nuts used in Step 4.
2:18 | Step 14: Reconnect the element connections.
2:25 | Step 15: Reconnect the motor connections to the terminal block, making sure the wiring is clear of the rear blade.
2:36 | Step 16: Restore the power and test the unit for operationality.
2:43 | Step 17: Reinstall the side panel and heat tunnel assembly, then return the unit to service.
In the food service industry, equipment breakdowns can be disruptive and costly. That’s why FWEParts is committed to providing step-by-step tutorials that make equipment repairs a breeze. If you’re facing issues with the motor used in Moisture-Temp FWE units, our service video offers a comprehensive guide to easily troubleshoot it using common tools. We’re here to support you every step of the way, so don’t hesitate to reach out to us at 1-615-805-3270 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns. For a full list of video tutorials for FWE parts, check out this youtube playlist.