Question about Hampton Bay (261025) Dual Mount Ceiling Fan
I have a hunter ceiling fan with a remote, and it has 1 low speed, and 2 medium speeds. I know because I have 2 identical fans working properly. It has been doing this since I bought this house. Replaced the batteries and still same problem.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I recently replaced my hampton bay fan for the same reason (slow at all speeds) and discovered scorched and melted capacitors and wiring inside the fan. My suggestion is to stop using fan and replace immediately.
Posted on May 11, 2008
How many terminals does the terminal connection has and how is the main power connected to the terminal block? How is the capacitor connected?
Posted on Nov 10, 2008
It sounds like fan motor is okay. There are two motor windings -- one low speed, one medium speed. Low winding gives you low speed, medium winding gives you medium speed, both windings give you high speed -- so I would say if you get high speed, both windings are good.
The remote (the hand held transmitter) controls the speed by raising and lowering the frequency of the current which is 60 cycle coming to the fan ceiling box. If the fan speed -selector switch (usually a pull switch) is set to high, when the remote (transmitter) signals the receiver to change speeds, the frequency of the current is changed by the receiver (the receiver is usually in the fan housing).
Sounds like you'll need to replace the remote system -- these come in sets, both transmitter and receiver, and cost about $30. If you're not experienced with wiring fans, you should get an electrician to do the job.
Posted on Apr 22, 2009
If it has a chain, buy a light dimmer switch so it will not have 1 speed anymore. If it has a remote control, buy a new remote control like your old one. Try different numbers on remote control.
Posted on Jun 27, 2009
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