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Fan runs in reverse but not in forward. Motor

Fan runs in reverse but not in forward. Motor hums when switched to forward, but there is no fan movement.

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There is a capacitor connected on the fan motor it must be broken. The explanation is a bit technical but since your description match on my previous experience, I would conclude that it is really the cause of your problem.

Posted on Oct 07, 2009

  • HemalD Mar 23, 2011

    How much the capacitor cost ? I have four fans installed and six months before when the fan was under warranty one fan has similar issue and the tech guy order the new capacitor and remote and once it shipped he fixed it.

    Now other fan . I am suspecting that this cycle will continue for other two fans as well. After spending good amount of money for this fancy fan I am sad to see it does not live upto a regular fan.

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