Extremely annoying fan noise from energy bar 832

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  1. Tikosyn

    Tikosyn Member

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    Hi all,

    So I just set up my Apex 2016 I had purchased many months ago and I noticed that the fan on the energy bar 832 has this kind of High-pitched whine to it which I am finding extremely irritating. Does anyone else have this problem/is this normal? I would hate to think of all the money I have spent making sure all my equipment runs quietly that the noisiest thing on my setup is this energy bar fan.
     
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    Crabs Mcjones Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Leader Reef Tank 365 Article Contributor Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    It could be that the fan bearing is going out. If it's anything similar to a computer fan, you can take it apart, put some 3 in 1 oil in it, and put it back together and see if that works. Unless it's under any kind of warranty, then contact Neptune directly and they will either send you a new fan or a new eb832 :)
     
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    There's a fan in there??? Never heard a peep from mine.
     
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    Did neptune ever make this right with you?
     
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