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Where can you get the transformer/capacitor? Something is humming loud.

The gizmo leaked a brown goo. Its reversable and has three speeds.

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I had good luck finding replacement fan capacitors for a reasonable price on http://www.newark.com. Match the capacitance in microfarads (uF or MFD) and match a working voltage greater or equal to the capacitor you are replacing. Many fan capacitors are dual units having 3 wires and two capacitance values. You will need to match both values, e.g. "3/1.5 MFD". If you match within 0.5 uF of the original value, it should work fine. Search on Newark's web site for "ceiling fan capacitors". They are about $8 a piece.

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