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Paddle fan shakes at high speed. How do i balance?

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Generally speaking, all paddle fans shake to some extent but if yours seems excessive, you mave have a bent paddle bracket. Try unbolting ( usually 3 screws per paddle) the blade from the bracket while leaving the bracket attached to the motor.. Then run it up at high speed... If it still rattles a lot, you've got an out of tolerance bracket, if it runs pretty smooth, you can put the paddles back on and try it again. ( sometimes reseating the paddles and making sure the hardware is secure will solve your problem) If it turns out that your paddles are the cause of the problem, you can purchase replacement paddles from Home Depot or other home improvement stores.. Hope that helps...

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