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Window Fan switch bad

This is for a (rather old) Lakewood reversable window fan. No other ID on it. 3 speeds in and 3 speeds out. With a thermostat (rotary non-click switch that works) in there, too. About 24" high and 28" wide (expandable). From my folks' home in Ohio. The main function switch is a DYE-3606 rotary switch, also called a Defond-3606 rotary switch (Defond makes them in Korea). First off, I am having trouble finding a new switch, as the only USA company I could find that has them will only sell to manufacturing companies, not individuals. BUT...if I CAN get around this, I need the schematic for the fan wires to the switch (I have a schematic of the switch connections, just not which wires on the fan) so I will know which wire on the fan goes to which connection on the switch. Unfortunately, the old switch and any connection info has long since disappeared. HELP. Thanks. (and Jesus Love me, too) <>< <><> Steve

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    same as discribed

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Steve, Your fan model is HV-18-WR; I have 2 with the same problem. I can't find a source for DYE-3606 switches either. Here is one source for rotary switches; one might be suitable: http://www.alliedelec.com/Catalog/Indices/Products.asp?sid=46BBAA8076DBE17F&N=4294828748 I can draw a diagram of how the existing switch is connected, but I don't know how that would translate to a replacement switch.

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Try the following links for the switch you need:

http://www.dnagroup.com/cgi-bin/view_services.cgi?request=detail&prod_num=DYE&aisle_id=3

http://www.nelsonappliance.com/Lakewood+Fan+Switch+for+HV18WR+%28Window+Fan%29.html

I have the same problem. I have a new switch but I need the wiring diagram to know which wire goes to which connection on the switch. If you have the diagram please contact me via email. qwazy@centurytel.net

Posted on Sep 11, 2009

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