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Electrical Problem installed a carriage house 2. Light kit works, fan does not. took apart, investigated... white electrical connector between fan and light kit sparks blue... fan runs. wiggle some more, fan stops, wiggle some more, connector "lights up" fan starts... and so on.. I'm not sure whether its the light kit side, or the fan side, or both. But... any advice?

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  • rclancette Feb 01, 2008

    suggestion was correct, assuming connector was customer installed. But faulty connector is factory installed. Fan is under waurrantee. Thus, suggestion voids that. Simple matter of order the new part, then hurry up and wait. Connector is not a wire nut, connector is (I think it was 6) conductor wiring harness. The most immediate solution would have been to just cut it out and wire direct. But, as I said, "waurrantee." TY for the suggestion.

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2008

    when I turn on the fan first two lights come on very low. the fan will not come on at all. Do you have the electrical diagram for this light.

    Hampton bay 40093 celing fan and light

  • chulo69680 Feb 22, 2009

    I have the same problem. The light goes on but the fan does not. I did wiggle the wires but nothing.

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The original connector was not assembled properly. If the original was a twist on type, then unscrew it. Otherwise, remove the connector by cutting it off with cutting pliers. Now strip back insulation from the 2 wires about 1/2 inch and then twist the 2 together. now screw on a wire connector (tightly) that you must purchase (sorry) in an electrical hardware store. Finally, wrap electrical tape around both the new connector and wires to prevent unraveling.

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  • Marty marty Feb 02, 2008

    oh, so "Fan is under waurrantee..."...so I get at least a 3 diamond rating then, right? after all, the "Fan is under waurrantee...".

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