Question about Hampton Bay AC418-OBB 60'' Brookedale Oil Brushed Bronze Ceiling Fan
You need two switches. It sounds like the Electrician set up the junction box for two circuits(Lights and Fans). i say this because your supply has 4 wires, Red , Black, White and Bare. We may be able to oversome this with one Lutron Switch. Allow me to investigate, and I will be back.
Posted on Oct 29, 2007
SOURCE: hampton bay fan light half power
I had the same issue....Take the remote control and press the light button once...then hold down the light button for several seconds and they should slowly increase and/or decrease depending on the amount of time you hold the control button. Hope this helped.
Posted on Dec 13, 2008
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
SOURCE: remote controlled ceiling fan
unplug the fan then remove the batteries from the remote then plug the fan back in and, reinstall the batteries; this resets the fan control
Posted on Apr 22, 2009
Check your owners manual to see if they recommend against using a dimmer switch not included by the manufacturer.
I have one about 6 years old and I originally installed a dimmer switch. It reduced the speed and was very noisy.
Removed it and all is well.
Posted on Jul 27, 2009
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I cannot find a specific troubleshoot manual for Lutron dimmers
So I suggest 4 things:
1) Feel the dimmer switch for heat >>> if it is getting hot (not warm), then that dimmer is dangerous, so remove dimmer immediately, add up your total bulb wattage to make sure you're below the 600 or 1000 watt capacity of you model dimmer
2) Look at the list of manuals shown at link, and make sure your dimmer matches the type of bulb you are using. Your dimmer model number and wattage should be printed on side or back of dimmer.
3) These dimmers use electronics to control the lights. Electronics go bad. The higher the wattage controlled by your dimmer, the more heat, and the shorter the dimmer life.
4) Short in the wires. Replace your dimmer with one from Home Depot and see if the condition persists. If it does, then a short is probably somewhere in that circuit. Troubleshooting a short is another long answer that needs more wiring detail ... please repost if you have a short.
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