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Change direction of rotation?

I have a 52'' Redington III (523905) ceiling fan which came in the house I purchased. How do I change the direction of the blades to rotate in an anti-clockwise direction. There is no switch and the only remote I can find for Hampton Bay fans has ''low, medium, high and off'' buttons.

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Some fans have switch on the side or on the top by the ceiling.Steve

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Im trying to replace a fan on a simplicity freedom f3300 vacum. HOW DOES THE OLD FAN COME OFF? It seems to be pressed on but I dont want to brake anything.


Assuming you have the motor out of the fan housings, check to see if you can move the fan around clockwise/counter-clockwise. If the fan is not moveable, the fan has probably melted to the motor housing. Replacing the motor is recommended as the plastic motor housing under the fan is probably damaged/melted. It could still be fixed but there is a possibility of damaging the housing. If after removing the fan following the directions below be sure to remove/trim any melted plastic away from housing before replacing fan. Not trimming the plastic could result in your new fan melting again to the housing when the machine is turned on. If you have an older model pay careful attention to the carbon brush area, if there are plastic posts holding the carbon brush springs, these are easy to break.

If the fan is movable, remove the nut and washers from fan. Use two large flat head screwdrivers and place them opposite of each other under the bottom lip of the fan between the fan and motor housing. (it might be a little easier if you have an extra pair of hands to hold the motor). With the flat heads in place, push the handles of the flatheads toward the side of the motor where the belt shaft is. If the fan does not pop off rotate the position of the screwdrivers and try again. Pay close attention that the fan washer is installed before replacing your new fan. after installing the new fan, rotate it several times making sure it isn't rubbing anywhere.

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What brand ceiling fan is this AC-52 5AO-0034


Not sure of the brand, but I believe it was manufacutered by Shi Chen Electronics of Taiwan.

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I have a victorian casablanca fan serial # JU13396 - 20041. A couple days ago the light fixture assembly fell off the fan and crashed to the floor. Evidently there is a type of clip that fits under the...


this clips are common for most of the ceiling fans with light fixtures.You will get this clip from local ceiling fan repair shop or from radioshack, homedepot or from walmart store.There is exactly not a part number but this pins are called ceiling fan clips. -------- if incase you dont get required clip or any substitute clip for fixing.Then you can get it from dealer.Click this link below to directly contact dealer:--- http://www.casablanca-ceilingfan.com/customerservice.html ----------- Also there is one more part site for casablanca fan parts:--- http://www.fanmanlighting.com/shop/pc/viewCategories.asp?pageStyle=h&ProdSort=19&page=1&idCategory=42 ------------ This should help.Thanks.Helpmech.

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I have a model 484 709 UPC 792145330547 The fan/light is close to ceiling (instalation). Their is supposed to be an "o" ring to remove the fan/light from the celling. I cannot find it!!! ...


Remove the cowl at the ceiling by removing the screws in the cowl (very close to the ceiling). Use caution in removing them as the weight of the fan may be carried by these screws. Depending on the style, though, the weight may be borne by supports beneath the cowl. Either way, this will get you access to the wiring, allowing you to change out/remove the fan. If the fan and cowl are together, and close to the ceiling, there is usually a method of hanging the assembly while the wiring connections are made during installation. Look for a hook that the screw hole will go over, supporting the fan.

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I have a ceiling fan with 3 lights. We do not use the remote control and did not install it. The lights stopped going on today. The fan works, but the lights do not. I have tried changing bulbs, but...


Sounds like a loose wire. If you turn the lights on via a wall switch or a pull chain, I would start where you hooked the wire for the lights to the house electricity, most likely where the fan meets the ceiling. Pull the "bell" part of the fan down that covers the ceiling box and see if there is a loose wire inside. There should be a plastic cap called a wire nut that covers the wire connection. Make sure it is secure and if possible, put some electrical tape around it. Please let me know if you have questions.

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REPLACING BELT KIRBY CLASSIC III


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I CAN'T REPLACE THE BELT ON THE CLASSIC III (KIRBY). CAN YOU HELP ME? ELAINE
Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. The belt install on a Kirby is to raise the height adjustment to the highest level and then dial the belt off counter clockwise so it is loose and not on the fan pulley, release the top lever on the bell housing, then remove the bottom plate and unhook the brushroll on one side, slide the old belt off and then slide the new one on, replace the brushroll with the screws facing the carpet and re-hook the bottom plate on the Kirby. Then take the bell housing and hook that back on to the Kirby and lock it down. Then dial the belt on clockwise all the way and the belt should be on the fan pulley. The belt should be ready to go, plug in your Kirby and then do the step down on the vacuum height adjustment until the tone changes, then try to see id it picks up, if not go one more height adjustment and that should be the correct setting.

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How do I change the fan on my model 2HD kirby


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How do I change the fan on my model 2HD Kirby
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure.
1st you need to remove the head with the revolving brushing by dialing off the belt and undo the Kirby lock @ the top o the bell housing. Remove the head and that will expose the fan and the fan housing. The fan housing is held on by a couple of screws and once you removed the screws then you need to separate the fan housing from the motor section, it is held on by a Kirby fan housing sealer that is clear – so try to separate the fan housing with a knife or screwdriver, once the fan housing is off the Kirby fan is screwed on I believe either clockwise or counter clockwise and un-screw the fan and follow the reverse situation on installing the fan but you need to use the clear Kirby Fan Housing Sealer to re-seal the fan housing and let it dry and wipe of the excess clear sealer before putting it back together again. Always remember on the Kirby vacuums – use genuine Kirby parts on the repairs, it does make a difference. Then go back and place the Kirby head back on the vacuum – lock it on place and then re-dial the belt onto the Kirby fan shaft, plug your vacuum in the wall outlet and test run the vacuum.
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I bought a ceiling fan from lowe's, got it home got ceiling fan up in the bathroom, when we put in the light one of the halogen bulbs does not work , also two of the cobalt blue glass covers are cracked...


If this is a new product and it is defective, take it back to Lowe's and insist on a replacement, talk to the manager if you have to. This site will only advise you on how to fix it.

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