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Hunter royal oak blinking lights

I've seen other posts about people removing the watt governor on their fan to fix the blinking lights. I can't seem to find the little black box that people of have described on my fan. Where can I look? I have replaced the remote receiver already. I have tried cutting the only little black box out that I could find. It was in the light kit and turned out to not be the governor. I have since bought a new light kit to replace that one. The CFL and LED bulbs I have tried to use in the fan just cause blinking. Thanks for any help

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It sounds like there is a dimmer circuit involved and the low current of the LED and the electronics in the CFL do not work with standard dimmer circuits. The governor is actually a run capacitor for the motor. Removing that causes it to burn more energy and opperate an a much lower efficiency.

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SOURCE: Need diagram for hunter fan with light kit. Three

Black to black. from fan
Blue to Black and white. from fan
White to white. from fan

The input is from ceiling supply

the black wire from fan is for motor.
the black and white is for the light.



Posted on Jan 02, 2010

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I did a little research on the part in fan, and its a watt governor! the government put this into effect in 2008. bush and obama did this. i read an article on the watt governors. and one person said his lights were flickering on and off. he just disconnected the governor and reatached the wires and the lights work great. they did this to keep the cost down thats why the watt governors. this was from a fan rep. part # on watt governor--98480-02 remove governor and reattach the wires for the light if you have any further questions please message me back and please remember to rank how this opinion has helped in your appliance situation Thanks again
Rick

Posted on Dec 15, 2010

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SOURCE: My Hunter fan with light

this sounds like the remote in the fan went out the diod will burn out and cause this issue if you go in the fan by the breaker box and see the board you will see a burnt out diod you just need to replace the remote at lowes there about 45dollars good luck

Posted on Aug 04, 2011

Testimonial: "Thanks for taking the time to help me. I did not know where to go to find the part. I'll check Lowe's, as you suggest."

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