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Replace 3 speed, 4 wire pull chain switch for ceiling fan KTE E87438 3089. Switch positions read, where chain is pulled is position 2,go right is 1, go right is 3, right again is L. Brenda Eldred

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SOURCE: Trying to replace 3 speed ceiling fan switch

Hello,

The black goes to the L connection the others are a guess. You can do this two ways. Connect the colored wires in any sequence and then see what switch sequence give you high and lowest, the other one will be medium. Once you determine that, mark the wires with a piece of masking tape as high, medium and low. Otherwise you connect them, turn power on and use a multimeter to see which color gives you the highest voltage and which gives you lowest. Since you aren't comfortable using live wires and a meter, go with the first option and use the process of elimination to find the wires giving you the speeds you need to find the highest and lowest. Next, you need to determine how your switch sequence works. First pull has to give you highest speed. so you may end up wiring them in reverse if your first attempt is backwards. There is a reason the first pull needs to be highest, it powers up the motor so you can then chose a lower setting. A low setting first will over tax your motor and wear it out eventually as it has to work harder at first.

Let me know if you need further clarification and perhaps this is all you need to get fixed.

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Worldvet
ps I checked on the Internet of a wiring diagram and I bet you did tok all to no avail.

Posted on May 27, 2008

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SOURCE: I have a Casablanca Ceiling

the switch will work ,there are a lot of universal ones out there . but a fan speed switch can't work the lite also

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Only have 2 speeds on a 3 speed ceiling fan- replaced switch, no

no no the problem is with the switch u need to re programm the wires check the old switch
and make the same conection.

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SOURCE: Wiring/Replacing pull chain ceiling fan switch

Sounds like it to me that the netual is not there.

Posted on Mar 13, 2009

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SOURCE: wiring diagram for Kenroy 3 speed dual/multi level pull chain

Try http://resource.arcadianlighting.com/Vendors/Kenroy/Docs/34232BS-INS-B.pdf

Posted on Jul 05, 2009

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Hunter cieling fan replacement zing ear switch ze-268s5


I never could find the 5 wire 4 speed replacement. I did however find a solution.
4-speed (five-wire) pull-chain ceiling fan speed switch--Use 3-speed ZE-208S6-A09.
How to use the 3-speed ZE-208S-A09 to replace a 4-speed switch:
old ZE-208S5-1T or ZE-268S5: . . . . . for ZE-208S6-A09 use:
L=Black . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L=Black
1=Gray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1=Gray
2=Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (Don't use Brown)
3=Purple . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2=Purple
4=Green . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3=Green
old ZE-208S5-1T or ZE-268S5: . . . . . For ZE-208S6-A09 use:
L=Black . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L=Black
1=Gray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1=Gray
2=Green . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (don't use Green)
3=Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2=Brown
4=Purple . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3=Purple

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Old fan switch has 4 wires, new one has 3. A Ceiling fan light switch is for the fan, not the light, correct?


You have 2 questions:
1) Pull-chain Switch question:
You need a fan switch with 4 wires.
http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?storeId=10051&productId=202191016&langId=-1&catalogId=10053&PID=500871&cm_mmc=CJ-_-500871-_-10368321&cpncode=00-29062147-2&AID=10368321&cj=true&srccode=cii_9324560&locStoreNum=577
Your pull-chain switch has one wire that connects to Hot from wall switch. And then one wire for each of the 3 speeds.
Best way to start is to test the old switch with continuity tester.

Compare results with following image of 3-wire switch for general reference:
http://waterheatertimer.org/images/Fan-motor-1-500.jpg

2) Ceiling fan pull chain switch is for the fan only.

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The pull chain on my Regency ceiling fan has 4 positions, but the speed doesn't change: it runs on high speed for each of the first 3 positions, and then turns off at position 4.


mcdevito75 here Chances are the switch to change the fan speed is faulty, contact Ellington or see any store that sells ceiling fans for replacement switch if you can get one.

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How to attach an on/off chain to a ceiling light- the original broke off somewhere inside. The fan switch is intact. This is one unit.


You need the little coupler thing that connects to the ball that makes up the chain. If you dont have the coupler ... you could get one at your local Ace Hardware store ... or you could just purchase a similar switch which would have the coupler on the chain.

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I can't find a replacement fan 3 speed switch for my ceiling fan Hampton Bay Model 92427


Hi azwaverid!

I just had a similar problem with my ceiling fan, not sure if I have the same model as you (the fan was in the house when I bought it). I do have the exact same pull chain switch (K.T.E 2035080).

I went to a big home improvement store and the salesman gave me some 3-way switch and guaranteed it would work. The switch had only 3 wires, not 4 like the original. Can you guess what happened next? That's right, their part didn't work.

Being an engineer, I could not admit defeat. I consulted with other engineers I work with, and they pointed me to a "mom & pop" electronics store close to my house. I went to Centennial Electronics in Colorado Springs, CO. The sales staff didn't have experience with this problem, but at least helped me and offered suggestions.

I ended up buying a Philmore Pull Chain Switch for $2.51 after tax. This worked perfect! Just be sure to place the wires in the right slots. On my fan, the following positions and wire colors were: L - Orange, 1 - Yellow, 2 - Purple, and 3 - Blue (I just matched them up the same as the K.T.E. switch colors & positions).

Hope this helps!
Bob

P.s. The exact part I used was:
Philmore No. 30-9152 (UPC code: 0 38975 39152 6). The box says (everywhere you see a semi-colon is a line break): Philmore PULL CHAIN SWITCH; L-1-2-3, L-2-3, L-1-3, L-1-2, PUSH-IN TERMINAL; 6A-125V AC, 3A-250V AC; Made in Taiwan No. 30-9152; LKG Industries - Rockford, IL

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Hi, try this.
The pull chain has four wires, L, 1, 2, 3. Connect '3' to the main black (hot) wire entering the fan. Connect 'L' to the red wire on the reverse switch. connect '1' to the lowest uF, eg ( 1.5 uF ). Connect '2' to the next uF, eg ( 3uF ). The other end of the capacitor has to be connected to the neutral wire, ( black with pink or white). If you have a VOM tester, check that pull switch is working properly, eg when the switch is on the Hi speed position, you should get a continuety reading on all the ends of the switch,

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Sounds like it to me that the netual is not there.

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