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The buttons which supply the power levels will not stay down on my electric fan.

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  • roboz17 Nov 18, 2009

    Yes it was,however I don't think I can access the buttons.Thank you.

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When you tried to press the power button and you did not hear a "click" sound, then there could be a broken part on the button itself. If you continuously press the button and hold them, try to see if the electric fan functions. If yes, then you need to bring this to a repair shop to have the button replaced.

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