Question about Dryers
The fan can switch on but the running very slow. remote no problem, can use.
Check your capisator. That's the little black box with wires going to the pull chain switch. If it looks like it's expanding or smells like it's burnibg then it needs to be replaced.
Posted on Apr 20, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I recently replaced my hampton bay fan for the same reason (slow at all speeds) and discovered scorched and melted capacitors and wiring inside the fan. My suggestion is to stop using fan and replace immediately.
Posted on May 11, 2008
The black goes to the L connection the others are a guess. You can do this two ways. Connect the colored wires in any sequence and then see what switch sequence give you high and lowest, the other one will be medium. Once you determine that, mark the wires with a piece of masking tape as high, medium and low. Otherwise you connect them, turn power on and use a multimeter to see which color gives you the highest voltage and which gives you lowest. Since you aren't comfortable using live wires and a meter, go with the first option and use the process of elimination to find the wires giving you the speeds you need to find the highest and lowest. Next, you need to determine how your switch sequence works. First pull has to give you highest speed. so you may end up wiring them in reverse if your first attempt is backwards. There is a reason the first pull needs to be highest, it powers up the motor so you can then chose a lower setting. A low setting first will over tax your motor and wear it out eventually as it has to work harder at first.
Let me know if you need further clarification and perhaps this is all you need to get fixed.
ps I checked on the Internet of a wiring diagram and I bet you did tok all to no avail.
Posted on May 27, 2008
SOURCE: harbor breeze ceiling fan
Your voltage is probably too low, probably a bad wire or source. Let me know if it worked.
Or take a look at the link given here... http://www.ceiling-fan-wizard.com/harbor-breeze-ceiling-fans.html
Posted on Nov 21, 2008
common problem , i went to home depot and bought a new remote for my hunter fan , and it worked again , salesman was very knowledgeable and helpful . thanks. explain the problem to him , he can help .
Posted on Dec 30, 2008
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