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Remote control fan

I have my fan wired to a 3-way switch and remote control. When I turn on the switch the light automatically turns on but neither the fan or light responds to the remote. I checked the jumpers, wiring, connections, antenna, battery in remote. What is confusing me the most is that the fan worked before. Worked perfectly for about 2 months then one day it stopped. The light still comes on when I hit the wall switch but that is all it does. I tried everything I can think of and any advice would be appreciated.

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  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2008

    didn't come with installation manual

  • chadc1 Jan 18, 2009

    I have the same problem. I called Hunter and they sent me out a new remote receiver that mounts in the fan base. It was backordered so it took a couple of months to receive. I hooked the new receiver up and still no response from the remote. I then called Hunter back and this time they sent me a new remote control. It was on backorder also so again, a few more months went by. Then I noticed a friend of mine had the exact same fan so I had him try my remote on his fan and it worked fine. So it has to be something with the remote control receiver I guess. Any help would be great.

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I had the same problem and I thnk Hunter Fan knows about it....I just called Hunter Tecnical Support at 901-745-9222 and they sent me a new White circular receiver which goes inside of the canopy and it worked fine after installing the receiver....

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