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Hunter 22272-001 The fan hums but doesn't turn. (spins freely when pushed, oil level is fine) I can't find any parts diagram for this fan so I don't know if it has a capacitor.

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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.

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SOURCE: Hunter 44630 thermostat

Here is a link that will have wiring diagram it is for a similar model hunter. Also check your dip switch on the back of the stat to ensure it is set for gas (HG) or electric heat (HE) depending on your type of unit. Good Luck. Rule of thumb for most four wire systems is RED (power to stat) Yellow (Cooling) Green (Fan) White (heat)

Posted on Jan 29, 2008

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SOURCE: Light not working-hunter ceiling fan need part number 85112-01?

"Google" ----"replacement parts for ceiling fans"

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Posted on Mar 02, 2009

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SOURCE: My Hunter fan will only switch from high to low speed and won't

if the three speed switch is functioning the middle speed winding is bad.  Either replace the fan or hook up a wall speed control and keep the fan on high.

Posted on Mar 26, 2009

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SOURCE: I need a hunter remote control unit part

This particular Hunter remote control unit has been known to have interference issues for some time now. It is very suceptible to picking up other transmissions, such as those from TV remotes, etc.

If you're having intermittent operation of the fan and/or light, you can try setting different codes for both the receiver and the remote.

That being said, the best source for a replacement unit is directly from Hunter, since you might also still be under warranty you might get it replaced for free, if you remembered to fill out and mail the warranty card!

Of course, if you just want to replace a lost or broken remote, give them a call and order one (or two and have a spare!).
To speak with a live Technical Support Representative call: 1-888-830-1326 (United States) 1-866-268-1936 (Canada) Hope you find this Very Helpful and best regards!

Posted on Aug 21, 2009

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