Question about Fans
I took apart this vintage fan to clean it inside out and i didn't labelthe wires so now i am stuck the problem is this is 3 speeds for intakeand 3 speeds for exhaust. The rotary switch has 8 slots and is pushwired the symbols are
ontop of switch (a, b, s1, s2 ) on bottom reads (1, 2, 3, l1) now out ofthe motor are a total of 7 wires coming out 4 seem to be groupedtogether the colors are hard to see due to age but ill try my best , (teal, white, brown, orange) next 3 coming out (black, Red, white) thepower cord is hooked up to nothing both ends peeled. I really need helpwith this been frustrated mabye a diagram or fan expert , thanks.
i got the same problem with the wires on this exact switch of the exact fan and aswell 5 to 10 years old heres the type of switch that this fan uses --> any idea? btw im checking the case where the velocitys are marked let me put u the order goes like the this
HIGH_ _ MEDIUM
OFF------ O ------ LOW
Posted on Sep 05, 2008
I called King of Fans and the rep that I spoke with gave me the correct wiring for the 3 speed switch:
The problem is that after I wired it this way I am getting the same result (off on 3 settings and a motor hum on 1 setting). So, either the Westinghouse switch that I bought at Home Depot is not compatible or it is the capacitor. The saga continues.
Posted on Feb 19, 2009
Thr issue you are having you need to look on the motor and see if there is a diagram but you have to use the grey and white for a capacitor because i have an older fan that has no capacitor. and use the red for high
Posted on Jan 01, 2011
You have a two-speed as indicated by the red jumper wire and brown wire left out for connection. These two wires connect to the speed switch with the red jumper to low speed and the brown wire to high speed. The black electrical cord wire connects to the L or COM terminal of the speed switch. The diagram below should give you better understanding on how the motor and the speed switch is wired.
The L/COM terminal makes contact with terminal 1 for low speed and terminal 2 for high speed. The OFF (0) is not shown.
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Posted on Jul 16, 2011
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