How loud is your Blue Star convection fan?

nycbluedevilMarch 22, 2013

I love my Blue Star RNB. The only issue I have is that the convection fan is really loud. Not like background noise loud, but loud enough to be distracting. I don't know whether this is normal and before calling BS, I wanted to get feedback from BS owners first. How loud is yours?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mata

This sounds abnormal. I have an RNB and the fan is not distracting. I need to look in the oven to see if it is running.

    Bookmark   March 22, 2013 at 8:53AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
willtv

Agree with "mata". I have a 6 burner 36" RNB and I can hardly hear mine.

    Bookmark   March 22, 2013 at 10:43AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
nycbluedevil

I called BS. They told me to first try to tighten the screws holding the fan cover on and to call back if still a problem. I tightened them and it sounds better but I definitely know it is running. Not that big a deal but maybe I will ask them to send someone out to check it.

    Bookmark   March 22, 2013 at 11:01AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
cookncarpenter

Check to see if one or more of your oven racks is hitting against the fan shroud. This will cause a nasty vibration! Just pull the racks ever so slightly away from the fan cover and see if it goes away.

    Bookmark   March 22, 2013 at 4:06PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
tyguy

Out of level can most definately cause that too.

During my reno my bluestar was on a dolly and moved around a lot. It one point it was out of level and the fan was abnormally loud. After adjsting level it is back to normal. Mind you, mine is a 48", so there is probably more flex and twist in it than a 30 or even 36" would have. Worth a try tho.

    Bookmark   March 22, 2013 at 5:21PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
nycbluedevil

Thanks ctydcm. I tried that but it is still pretty noisy.

    Bookmark   March 22, 2013 at 5:23PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
stooxie

Is it buzzing, vibrating or rattling or does it just sound like a fan? Mine sounds like a fan. I know it's when it is on, I can hear it. Sounds like a small fan inside my oven swirling the air around.

Use your phone or a camera to make a movie and post it somewhere. Since you can turn the fan on without turning on the heat stick the camera right up on in there.

No need to speculate!

-Stooxie

    Bookmark   March 24, 2013 at 11:15AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
alexrander

The fan blades heat up and warp. That can cause the noise as well. You can remove the fan blades and re-align them .

    Bookmark   March 24, 2013 at 3:01PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
unixisgoodforyou

Mine is very loud with occasional buzzing / vibration sounds. The service guy thought he fixed it by tightening the screws to the fan shroud.

I'll check out the location of the racks. It's still under warranty, so I should probably call it in (again).

    Bookmark   March 28, 2013 at 3:48PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Wolf is increasing the BTUs on front burners
When I called the Wolf showroom in Atlanta, I was told...
charon70
Any thoughts about Bosch and GE Profile appliances?
I am building a passive house and trying to choose...
di77ce
Refrigerator - Fisher Paykel, Blomberg, Summit...?
I am looking for a counter-depth refrigerator no more...
virtualanne
ELECTROLUX ICON FREESTANDING DUAL-FUEL RANGE or KITCHEN AID
I am about to purchase a dual –fuel, 30 “freestanding...
AreBe
Sealed vs Open Gas Burners
What's the difference between sealed gas burners and...
cbarkston
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™