Question about Hunter 23852 Classic Original Ceiling Fan

1 Answer

Hunter 22272-001 I have the above fan which hums but does not turn. It spins freely when pushed and the oil level is fine.

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • bill
    bill Dec 27, 2013

    Also it does not have a remote.

  • Fan Fair Of Boca
    Fan Fair Of Boca Dec 30, 2013

    Is this a 23852 or 22272?

  • bill
    bill Dec 31, 2013

    It's 22272 cat no. 001

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Hunter Master
  • 1,617 Answers

If the oil is OK then check to see if it has a capacitor that might be going bad.

Posted on Dec 30, 2013

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
hardrocko
  • 1476 Answers

SOURCE: 3 speed Hunter Fan only has 2 speeds

Assuming that the unit was wired properly from the factory and without being able to look at the switch I would have to agree that the switch is bad. The different speeds are obtained by having a different winding for each speed. If the unit was wired properly at the factory and never had three different speeds then the switch is not rotating between all the contacts. The switch should only be a couple of dollars and would certainly be a cheap solution to try. You can check the existing switch by removing it from the circuit completely and checking the continuity with a DMM from the input to each output as you switch it. Continuity should move from one to two to three. If not the switch is bad. If the switch checks out OK then you have a bad winding in the fan and probably need a new unit. Good luck.

Posted on Jul 12, 2006

Richie_asg1
  • 1036 Answers

SOURCE: hunter ceiling fan

Motors work with magnets. These may be permanent, or more commonly elecromagnets. These are the rotor, and the field magnets. Another type of motor just uses a field magnet and iduces flux in the rotor.

Either way, it sounds like one of the main coil windings has either burnt out or mechanically broken.

If you want to remove it and test the coils with a meter (check resistance of each) this should show the fault.

If a coils burn't out. it's scrap .

Posted on Jun 11, 2008

Techjoel
  • 79 Answers

SOURCE: hunter ceiling fan model #23457

I have the same problem but it does not trip the main circuit breaker, just the fans internal power safety trigger (the light comes on as if power was interupted). I suspect a bad relay on the receiver board. Before breaking completely, the fan reverse-direction button quit working. Then the fan would not start intermittently. Now it clicks but does not spin. The light has always worked.

The part number for the receiver board on this model is Remote: Receiver 85112-02-000. I've tried to find a website where I could just order the part but no luck yet. Probably best to call Hunters Service Center Locator at: (800) 448-6837. A discount part house may also have the part.

Good luck with your fan problem. Hunter should send us free replacement boards!

Joel

Posted on May 08, 2009

  • 674 Answers

SOURCE: I have 52 inch Hunter

It sounds like the motor slow and fast speed windings are energized at the same time. This can be caused by a bad switch. Is this a new install or a used unit? The switch can be replace easily and very cheaply. If you have an ohmmeter you can check the resistance from common to the low and high speed connections. You should only be able to read through either one then pull the cord to change speed and be able to read through the other. When it is off you shouldn't be able to read through either. Hope this helps.

Posted on Aug 30, 2010

  • 57 Answers

SOURCE: I found my Hunter Original

You got the wrong switch for the fan. The fan was 2 speed before, right? Well. the Switch you bought while it being three wire and the same colors as what was in the fan before, is not the same switch.

The new switch, at some point (when you smelled burning) activated both low and high speed in the motor, drawing double current, overheating the windings. Your motor MAY be ok, but I would personally not trust it anymore without getting a motor shop to Megohm the winding to check it for insulation quality. (The fan is worth it)

Your original switch functioned as so... L 1, L 2, off. or alternatively (if it was the metal leviton switch) off-high-off-low. Your new switch was designed for use in a lighting kit... L 1 L 2, then L 1 2. In a light kit, you would turn two bulbs on, then the other two would come on, the first two shutting off, then all 4 would come on. This is why your motor is now likely burned out.

Call Hunter... 901-745-9222

Posted on Oct 16, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

3 Answers

Why don't fan blades rotate?


Sadly Hunter doesn't want people dismantling their stuff and replacing broken or burnt out pieces. They'd rather you buy a new one. If the motor has burned out which is possible a solution depending on how handy you are is simply hunt down a similar replacement and reconnect it.

Make sure the new motor has the exact same leads and connectors as the old one had as some Hunter fans have more than two leads. The model I have has four leads: a black, a white, a green and a red as my model has integrated lighting controls by passed by the motor.

I bought a simple blower motor with the same rating only two wires and with a bit of solder and wire I hooked up the motor and lights separately. The new motor is much faster than the older one so I had to add a tiny 1-way 500 watt dimmer switch to manually turn down the speed.

Aug 30, 2015 | Hunter Dryers

1 Answer

What to do if fan is frozen up


You need to put some Hunter oil then push the blades around by hand to get the bearings lubed. Then check oil level and add more oil if necessary.

Sep 25, 2014 | Hunter 23852 Classic Original Ceiling Fan

1 Answer

Goodman clt60-1 fan not working loud humm


The hum is a good indication that the fan is getting power. Therefor, the fan is locked up or it has a weak capacitor. Attempt to spin while power is off. It should spin freely. if not, you will need to replace the motor. If it spins freely, I would attempt to spin the fan blade while it is humming. If it starts running fine, it is very likely the capacitor. If not, then replace the motor.

Sep 08, 2014 | Goodman Heating & Cooling

1 Answer

A customer of mine has a very nice Hunter original ceiling fan that she never oiled and now the fan just hums and wont spin. Is it possible to repair after no oil damage is done?


Put some oil in and turn blades by hand to lubricate the bearings. If the motor is frozen, then you would have to take it to a service center or send back to Hunter for repair.

Apr 17, 2013 | Hunter 23852 Classic Original Ceiling Fan

1 Answer

Air condition motor not going on


check to see if the fan is running if not it has frozen up over the winter. turn off fuses to a/c unit then try to turn fan by hand,if not soak down fan bearings with penetrating oil like PB Blaster keepmoving fan blade back and forth until it spins freely. Then try turning on the power to a/c unit if motor then turns fan freely , shut it down again and use a good coat of a-1 motor oil (ELECTRICAL) on the fan brgs. This should get you through for another year or so. On the other hand if fan will not spin by the motor now but spins by hand then the fan motor is bad.

Apr 14, 2013 | Carrier Payne 2.5 Ton Air Conditioner...

1 Answer

Have an expensive Hunter indoor/outdoor pedestal Fan that stopped working. It just "hums" and does not turn. Please help.


With the fan UNPLUGGED, try to spin the fan blade with a pencil or something that will fit through the blade cage.

If the blade spins easily, there is an electronic problem (control or motor) that must be serviced.

If the fan blade is stuck or very hard to move, the shaft and bearing are probably dirty and need to be cleaned. You can temporarily fix this with a tiny amount (a drop) of WD-40 applied to the shaft where it enters the motor. Spin the blade manually to work the oil into the bearing. If the motor spins freely, the dirty bearing condition is verified. To properly clean the shaft and bearings, the motor must be disassembled.

Jun 11, 2011 | Hunter Floor Stand Fan Stand (Pedestal)

1 Answer

Older hunter original, needs lubrication. Where do I put the lubrication in? What kind of lubrication/oil? Used to buy fan oil, but no longer available, Fan has clicking noise and lubrication oil...


Howdy,

This is the owner's manual to your fan

http://www.hunterfanhq.com/tools/sales/hunter/preseason/images/owners/41121.pdf

As for oil, you can use one of two oils. Depending on how old your fan is, I suggest changing the oil by removing the fan, turning the motor completely over and letting it drain into the "dish" on the part that spins, clean the oil out of there, then re-hang the fan and oil with 1 oz of either Hunter Fan Oil (which is available from hunter, or on ebay, just search for Hunter Original Fan) or Zoom Spout Oiler, both are the same oil.

Thanks

Sep 23, 2010 | Hunter Dryers

1 Answer

When I turn the unit on it doesn't blow out any air it just makes a low humming noise.


The evaporator fan motor is defective. Check if the motor can be turned manually and spins freely. Otherwise the rotor is stuck. Check and lubricate bushings/bearings.Check the fan capacitor. If all of the above is ok, replace evaporator fan motor.

Sep 07, 2009 | Maytag M6X08F2ACOM Air Conditioner

2 Answers

Model # yg2047b. I had this fan installed in June, worked fine,now it hums..what could the problem be?


If the fan does not spin and the motor hums, you have a stuck rotor. It may be due to bushing/bearing alignment problem or a lubrication problem.
Try to spin the fan blade manually. It should turn freely, otherwise the rotor is stuck. Remove fan blade and put few drops of lubricating oil on the bushings/bearings and manually turn the shaft to free it up. Alignment of shaft and bushings/bearings must be after lubrication is done and the rotor is still stuck. Move the shaft up and down and side to side until it smoothly spin when manually turned.

Aug 30, 2009 | Hampton Bay 24750 Huntington III Ceiling...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Hunter 23852 Classic Original Ceiling Fan Logo

Related Topics:

142 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Hunter Dryers Experts

Paul Bade

Level 3 Expert

1583 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Thomas Perkins
Thomas Perkins

Level 3 Expert

14384 Answers

Are you a Hunter Dryer Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...