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Hunter fan model 23272 with remote control

My fan and light comes on and off on its own

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Sometimes fan remotes can get interference from several rf sources (maybe another fan remote or garage door opener, etc). You can try to change the DIP switches in the remote and the reciever to a different frequency. The switches in the remote are probably in the battery compartment, and on the reciever which is located in the ceiling canopy (most likely), or in the round box where the light kit attaches.

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Hi, I'm an electrician and can answer your question.

This switch may be expected to operate your paddle fan / light correctly, when properly installed.

"Properly installed" means that the loads will not exceed the limits of the switch. For your Cooper 6482V-K this is: 300 watts of light (bulbs should be standard incandescent types - or other type such as compact fluorescent, but only if they are clearly labeled as "dimmable") and not more than 1.5 amps for the fan motor. This 1.5 amp rating of the switch is usually more than enough to handle most residential paddle fan / light fixtures. The lights must be connected to the continuously variable dimmer and the fan to the 4 speed switch - do not swap.

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They're right, you don't want to control the whole thing with a single incandescent dimmer. First of all, the fan-speed and the lights will all be controlled by the same dimmer setting (dim low, low fan-speed - dim high, high fan-speed) - and the dimmer's not rated to control fans anyway which can result in exactly what they said.

There is a Skylark control, the S2-LFSQ- where half the knob controls the light, the other half controls the fan. The only problem you may (and most likely) have is that in order for that to work, between the electrical box for the dimmer and the fan, there needs to be seaparate wire run for the fan, and a separate wire run for the light so that the dimmer can individual control both.

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Now, you are trying to install a fan control and light dimmer but you don't have wiring for each separately.
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The key seems to be that you changed wiring in the ceiling box.

I suggest you make a drawing of the wires before and after. Track the route that the Hot wire takes.

The key question is this: Does Hot wire from breaker box arrive in the ceiling box first? Or does it arrive in wall box first?

I think Hot from breaker arrives in wall box first. And from there Hot wire goes to ceiling box ... and from ceiling box the hot wire goes to other plugs in room. If this is true, you will be one wire short for installing fan control switch.

I always make a drawing of existing wires before starting, so I can put it back the way it was. It sounds like you got a good handle on which wire goes where.

We used to solve the one-wire-short problem by making a simple project bigger. Figure out which direction ceiling joist run. See if you can slide fish line from fan ceiling box over to wall. If that works. Over at the wall, chop small hole in ceiling so you can feed wire up to fish line. Pull wire over to ceiling box. Next, staple other end of wire along ceiling over to location above wall box. Chop another small hole so you can feed wire down to wall box. And then install beautiful crown molding to hide the mess, and paint the room so you need new furniture.

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No, the way the motor speed control works is different from the way a light dims. If you connect it, it might work for a while, but it will either burn up the dimmer or the fan motor.

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They are available at Home Depot and Lowes. Hunter makes a wall mounter dimmer that will control the lights and fan speed separately. There is a receiving unit that mounts above the fan to the house wires on one side and the others connect to the fan.

The two hots you mentioned should be a black one and a blue one. The blue is for the lights; the black the fan. Ground everything you can to boxes, etc, if the house is only a two wire system without a ground.

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