Question about Hampton Bay 52 In. Cameron II Plus Ceiling Fan, Brushed Steel & Cobalt Blue Finish

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I have a kitchen ceiling fan(measured 52") with acessory light. No model availaable. I am replacing 3 speed fan switch located in light fixture. I have a replacement switch with wire terminals L,1,2 and 3, Old switch is broken apart with loose wires of color Black(common)and 3 wires from capaciance module, Yellow,Orange and Purple. I need to know where colored wires go to the replacement switch terminals....Please can you help me??

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  • bobsuth Sep 06, 2008

    I am an electronic technician for Matsushita Inc in Franklin Park Ill. and I know there should be a service technician for Hampton Bay Ceiling Fans that can give me the answer to my original request!!!!!!!!!!!!Damit!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    I thank the person who sent me my solution this time. You are a top rate technician. Please forgive my impatience as I was on the computer for 3hrs on Hamptonbay.com website I'm still learning the internet system and how to get info. Have a good night whatever your name is. your solution is what I was requesting for perfectly.

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Bob, You will get some nonsensical responses to your post, just refuse them or rate them TFT and IA when appropriate.

We do have experts in this area if you will be patient enough for them to discover you post. And, actually, you could also post in the Free Forum as well.

From my experience which isn't current but years old. Black goes on L, as you probably guessed. Then I would use yellow on 1, orange on 2 and purple on 3.

If your fan doesn't start on highest speed, cycle through tugs until you get high speed and then note how many tugs to get the slowest speed. This then will tell you which wires are fast and slowest. Lable those and reposition them on the switch. As you probably know, the highest speed should be on first pull from the off position.

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You have buy anotherset of swich is bettr

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

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    mohammed marika thambi Sep 06, 2008



    1. ceiling fan wires colored
      yellow,purple,black and orange. Replacement switch has markings
      L,1,2,3, and is a chain pull type. help with proper connection





    2. The
      colors of the wires needs to be noted before disassembly. One way to do
      this is to take pictures. Another way is to write it down, any colors
      and where those wires go, in your particular fan, similar to how I
      showed above with my fan here and here.


      Link to return to article.


      The only other way that I’m aware of to figure the puzzle out is to
      backtrace the colored wires to their components, this presumes you have
      an accurate wiring diagram and know how to read it, upon which the
      proper connection point should then become obvious. In the absence of a
      wiring diagram or schematic, then one can be drawn by backtracing all
      the wires to all their components. This is quite time consuming, but
      I’d guess it can be done.


      The repairfaq.org
      link in my prior post claimed that manufacturers are under no
      obligations to keep a standardized color coding for their internal
      wiring, that they pretty much use what wire they have on hand. I don’t
      know if it was an accurate statement, or not. They have additional
      suggestions for what to do when you’re not sure what wire goes where,
      and I’d guess their method would work, I used a variation of it myself
      years ago with the forgotten switch replacement described above.


      In any case, it’s important to always note where wires go BEFORE
      disassembly and record that information, then you can refer to that
      record during reassembly.


      Good luck, and don’t forget the disclaimer!


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If you are scared of doing it, go to an authorised repairman.

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

  • Joshua Kuan
    Joshua Kuan Sep 06, 2008

    Where are you staying?

  • Joshua Kuan
    Joshua Kuan Sep 06, 2008

    IF YOU ARE SUCH A GOOD ELECTRONIC REPAIRMAN, WHY CAN'T YOU DO IT YOURSELF DAMM!!

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