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Remote control ceiling fan

I have a Hunter ceiling fan that is wired with a three way switch but also operated from a remote. When I turn on the wall switch the fan light blinks on and off and the fan makes a clicking sound like it is trying to switch directions. The remote will not operate when this is happening. It doesn't matter if the fan was off when the wall switch was turned off , it comes on when the wall switch is turned back on. Eventually (5 min) the light quits blinking and the remote will work.

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I am changing the remote in hunter fan an i got the wires mixed up coming from the fan what wire goes where?

Posted on Apr 12, 2008

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Re: Remote control ceiling fan

Possibly a bad circuit board in the ceiling fans remote function. I would suspect that the circuit board has a thermal issue where once warm it works fine. The most common fault that I have seen is a bad solder connection on the board. Pull the board from the fan and check all solder connections for cracks or dull solder. If you see any of these then reflow the solder connections. If this does not work you probably will need to order a new board from the manu.

Posted on Feb 09, 2008

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