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If the chain is broken off at the switch, you will need to replace the entire switch. It is not difficult to do and you can purchase a new switch from either Lowe's or Home Depot. You''ll find the switch in the ceiling fan department.
All you need to do, to remove the switch is remove the bottom cover of the fan housing, where the switch is located (if you have a light kit, you will need to remove it). This will give you access to the wiring and the switch. The switch is held in place by a threaded retainer ring on the outside of the fan housing. Unscrew it and push the switch back into the housing, Disconnect the wire nuts and totally remove the switch. Take it with you, when you go to purchase a new one.
If the chain is still visible by at least 1" all you need to do is purchase a new chain (usually comes with connector) and connect the two together.
As always, be sure the electricity is turned off to the fan, before attempting any repairs.
Hi .. you can get a generic replacement ceiling fan switch at Home Depoot or Lowes. Look in their light section, where they have the lamp parts. Please do not disconnect the old switch before you have the new one. Then you need to know what wire does what on the old one and transfer it to the new one.
The fan usually has two holes for separate switch control. See if there is another hole on the opposite side that a switch can be added for separate control. Then go to the hardware store and buy fan switch with pull chain.
Ask for help finding them, they have them in the special switch section of lamp parts. Install new switch (es) and wire the one the way it is. Add the new one and take the light or fan wire out from the old switch and put it to the new switch.