My ceiling fan is a Harbor Breeze, Lakeside II Ceiling fan. I don't know where the wires attach to the new switch. I have a black, purple, grey and brown wire. Which wire connects to the L, 1, 2, & 3 positions on the new switch.
An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points
An expert that got 10 achievements.
An expert that got 5 achievements.
An expert who has written 7 tips or uploaded 3 video tips
Re: Trying to replace 3 speed ceiling fan switch
The black goes to the L connection the others are a guess. You can do this two ways. Connect the colored wires in any sequence and then see what switch sequence give you high and lowest, the other one will be medium. Once you determine that, mark the wires with a piece of masking tape as high, medium and low. Otherwise you connect them, turn power on and use a multimeter to see which color gives you the highest voltage and which gives you lowest. Since you aren't comfortable using live wires and a meter, go with the first option and use the process of elimination to find the wires giving you the speeds you need to find the highest and lowest. Next, you need to determine how your switch sequence works. First pull has to give you highest speed. so you may end up wiring them in reverse if your first attempt is backwards. There is a reason the first pull needs to be highest, it powers up the motor so you can then chose a lower setting. A low setting first will over tax your motor and wear it out eventually as it has to work harder at first.
Let me know if you need further clarification and perhaps this is all you need to get fixed.
Regards, Worldvet ps I checked on the Internet of a wiring diagram and I bet you did tok all to no avail.
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need. goodluck!
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box above.
- Better answers use proper spelling and grammar.
- Provide details, support with references or personal experience.
Tell us some more! Your answer needs to include more details to help people.You can't post answers that contain an email address.Please enter a valid email address.The email address entered is already associated to an account.Login to postPlease use English characters only.
Tip: The max point reward for answering a question is 15.
Wrong way round, YOU tell us the model number and type and we tell you where to get the shade. You can see the fan in your house, but we can't. That makes it really difficult for us. Some shades are plain, some are fluted, some have patterns.
All is not lost though. Go here and take your pick. They all sell them including Harbour Breeze themselves..
This ad is based on your:
• current search terms
• recent searches on Google
Visit Google's Why This Ad page to learn more or opt out.
Discover Canada's Online Source for Ceiling Fans & Lights. Shop Today!
Shop a variety of quality Ceiling Fan Globes & Shades and Ceiling Fan Globes & Shades that are available for ... Sea Gull Lighting (2) ... Harbor Breeze Opal Round Frosted Glass ShadeHarbor Breeze Opal Round Frosted Glass Shade.
Lighting & Ceiling Fans All Home Improvement Best Sellers Lamps & Shades Ceiling Lights ... Harbor Breeze Springfield II 52-in Antique Bronze Downrod or Flush Mount Ceiling ... Harbor Breeze 52-in Springfield Brushed Nickel Ceiling Fan with Light Kit ... Harbor Breeze Outdoor/indoor Lighthouse Kit Weathered Copper.
Jul 25, 2012 - You can also have the option of choosing different lamp shades, or if in case ... The 52? Harbor Breeze Avian ceiling fan with a built-in light kit from .... has a style inspired by the clean, strong lines of a welcoming lighthouse.
It's the westinghouse switch. Many results on search. I just wasted 2 hours playing switching wires all combos. Others suggested the switch from Lowe's. Harbor breeze #0033905 . Plug wires back in as you listed Black L, Grey 1, Brown 2, Purple 3. Works perfectly for $3.98 plus tax.
Others said you can call Hampton Bay and get the replacement also.
The colors of the wires in the Harbor Breeze ceiling fan kits tell you
what their functions are. The black wire is hot for the fan, the white
is a common wire for both the fan and the light kit, green is ground and
blue is hot for the light kit. locate the black and blue wires from the ceiling fan and connect them
to the black wire inside the electrical junction box by twisting an orange
wire connector onto all three wires. Locate the white wire from the
ceiling fan and the white wire from the junction box and attach the two
wires together with a wire connector. Connect the bare copper wire onto
the green wire from the ceiling fan mounting bracket by twisting an
orange wire connector onto the two wires. Push all wiring inside the
electrical box. good-day !
One black wire on the switch hooked to the black sources wire. The other black wire on the switch hooked black up to the fan. The green on the switch wire goes to the bare wire. If there is bare wire you can use the white wire.