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Hampton Bay Altura 68 Ceiling Fan makes a tapping noise

Without taking the fan down completely I have it apart while still hanging from a 13 - 18 foot ceiling. Fan blades are off, bottom cowl (covering the remote control and other wiring) are off and hanging. Still no luck finding the source. It seems to be coming from the inside of the upper fan housing. There are some screws up on top but I'm a bit reluctant to try dis-assembly while the fan is still hanging. Any suggestions or ideas - short of removing the fan from the ceiling.

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SOURCE: Installing ceiling fan with two switches AND a remote

in your ceiling box should be three wires. a red goes to the three way switches, a black goes to the hot and the white is the neutral. the fan wires are black, blue and white. since you have a remote, connect the [fan] blue & black together with the [line] black. connect all white wires together. the remote will now ramp up your lights from off to full on and the fan remote will let you choose lo med high and off. just tape up the red wire in the box.

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SOURCE: Hampton Bay Ceiling Fan - Clarington 503837 52"

It slides in above right above the ball, in the mounting bracket where the canopy is. You may have to kind of encourage it to go in there, and you will need to push wiring off to the sides and out of the way to help it have clearance to get in there.

Posted on Apr 15, 2008

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i have 2sets of wires coming down from my ceiling and the prints did not come in my box for wireing them what do i do

Posted on Jun 17, 2008

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SOURCE: How to wire a remote control ceiling fan, without using remote.

If you don't want the to use the remote you don't have to, but you don't have enough wires to switch the upper light, the lower light, and the fan. You can, however, switch the upper and lower lights together if that's okay. In order to do that you'd connect the white from the ceiling box to the white (neutral) on the fan, then the green from the ceiling box to any green(ground) wires on the fan, then the black from the ceiling box to the black(motor) from the fan, then the red from the ceiling box to the blue and orange (lights) from the fan. I'm assuming that the black and red in the ceiling box are also in the switch box where the fan/light control switch is going. Those are the ones you'll connect to the controller.

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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SOURCE: lost screws to attach fan blades on ceiling fan

This is not a 'promo' for Home Depot but you will find the screws there that you need.
You will need 15 screws, with an 'unfinished' appearance, for the attachment of the five blades to the arms, and 10 screws that have a smooth rounded finish to attach the arms to the motor housing. If they do not have it in stock they can order ot for you.
If you have an electrical fan store in your area you should be able to find the items there as well.
If you have an old discarded ceiling fan, take the screws out of it and try them on your current fan, they should work.
Good luck. :)

Posted on Apr 26, 2009

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