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Hunter 3 speed ceiling fan now turns slowly

I have a hunter fan that has recently "failed to attain speed". No matter what direction, at what speed setting, the fan seems to only run at "half of the slowest speed". batteries have been changed on the remote, and what wiring can be checked without opening the fan is in order.

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  • ahacme May 04, 2009

    I have a similar issue, hunter fan runs extreamly slow on all 3 speed. Whats the way to check/replace capacitor in it?

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Probably a bad capacitor. What model is it? If it completely wireless (in other words: no pull chains for light or fan) the capacitor is located on the receiver for the fan (in the canopy or the lower switch housing). Unless you are handy with a soldering iron, it is easier to purchase a replacement receiver.

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