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3-speed switch replaced with hampton bay switch. Only low speed works.

Have a Hunter fan. The pull chain broke inside the switch. Replaced
with new Hampton Bay switch, but now, only low speed works.

Suggestions?

Thanks

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  • ello_beth Sep 28, 2008

    I have the same problem i tried changing the wires now off and high work I need to know which wire goes with whisch speed.

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The cause to the problem was replacing a HUNTER fan switch with a Hampton Bay switch. Before removing the old switch, I noted and marked the color and position of the 4 wires. I then duplicated the connections to the new switch.

But the wire positions of Hampton Bay vs Hunter are not identical, therefore 2 wires
were crossed.

The correct way is to note the color of the wires with the corresponding NUMBER
marked on the switches, then duplicate this on the new one.

Du-uh!

Posted on Jul 24, 2008

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