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Reverse fan direction with lutron wall switch

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  • stepheng7 May 30, 2010

    The wall switch is a Lutron Maestro Dual Digital Dimmer that controls fan speed and light. The fan direction was reversed mistakenly by my wife when she was turning the fan on. I can't seem to duplicate what she did. It probably involved tapping the square button and side speed button. The fan is a Hampton Bay Hawthorne

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Normally the fan direction is reversed with a small switch that is on the side of the fan body. If you wish to accomplish this from a wall switch, then those wires from the internal fan switch would have to be extended to the wall switch. If this is a remote control situation, then your manual should be able to hepl you resolve it.
If you need more detail or assistance please reply with the switch and fan make and model numbers and more detail about the situation ..

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  • Rich Jun 01, 2010

    Well I hear what you are saying .. but I asked Lutron for a second oppinion .. and they also said that it cannot work that way , which was my first thought .. I would say that you will need to use the switch on the side of the fan to reverse the fan direction ..



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