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My Hampton Bay ceiling fan runs only on one speed..used to work fine...is it the capacitor?

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No , if the capacator is bad no speeds will work and the fan will only hum .... if you have a remote control model the control unit is bad .if you have a pull switch most of the time its not the switch but a bad electrical connection to the switch , remove the cover, pull down the wires and go through them one by one looking for a loose or broken connection (turn power off first) . if nothing you might try a new pull switch , its cheep . .past that your stuck ,you may just have a bad motor and there is nothing you can do but replace the fan good luck .......Please if this answer helped , please rate this 3 or 4 stars . and keep me in the paid answer department . A 1 or 2 may knock me down into the unpaid ranks. Thanks Cactus Bob

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