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Only have 2 speeds on a 3 speed ceiling fan- replaced switch, no

My granddaughter pulled the chain on our 3 speed Monte Carlo ceiling fan too hard which broke the 3 speed switch. I replaced the switch which was slightly different than the original. Now the fan has only two speeds, low and high. Two positions of the switch set the low speed, one position sets it to high speed. I've tried switching the wires to correct the problem to no avail. I'm thinking I may have damaged the speed control capacitor when I hooked up the new switch incorrectly. Would it be a good idea to try replacing the speed control capacitor?

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No no the problem is with the switch u need to re programm the wires check the old switch
and make the same conection.

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