It means that the filters on the hood need to be cleaned. You simply pop them out and can wash them in the dishwasher. Once clean, dry and replaced, you hold down the fan speed button (the second button from the left or " - " minus for more than five seconds.) When you first hit the button the A will appear, hold the button when the letter disappears, the timer has been reset until time for the next cleaning. The microprocessor in the system will flash every 30 hours of operation.
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there is a starter solenoid inside it works the speed setting. controls speed 1-2-3. 4 it bypasses it. in side the fan you will see a black box with c66 somthing that will need to be changed as that is the part that controls the speed.
well, they could have. but before you throw it out, go to the hardware store, and buy a new pull switch. either that, or just run it with the high and low speeds. It shouldn't hurt it at all. But, if there is any clicking sounds, or wierd noises coming from it , DON'T USE IT!! it may catch fire. but it did last a long time. 20 years is good for a modern celing fan. though I like my antique 1907 westinghouse 72 inch 2 blade fan. It hasn't died yet!!!
the fan changes speed by inserting a capacitor of different values in series with the motor .. direct drive to the motor is the fastest speed .. a large capacitor in series slows it down a bit and a smaller capacitor slows it down more ... so if your fan is running at full speed all the time then one of the capacitors is shorted or the switch is bad .. if its stuck on one of the lower speed settings then the switch has a bad contact .. the capacitors are mounted together in a small box with several wires going to the pull chain switch .. you can replace the capacitor box .. and you can replace the 3 or 4 position switch ... or you can remove all that stuff and put in a remote controled system .. that involves a box that just fits inside the fan .. it is hooked to AC power and neutral .. it then hooks up to the lilght and the fan giving you control over both .. you can vary brightness and fan speed .. you would no longer need the fan or light pull switch or the capacitors ... you could also get a new fan having such a controller .. since yours is fairly old it might be worthwhile to upgrade .. some of the remote controls allow you to set a temperature ..if the room goes above that temp then the fan turns on automatically and the speed is determined by how much higher the room temprature is from that set value .. some remotes also give you an additional very low fan speed .. thats nice at night when you just need a gentle breeze .. some also allow you to set a delay before the lights go out after you have clicked "turn off" ... that gives you time to exit the room or get in bed before the lights actually go out ... kindof nice features that might make it worth while to up grade .. to get parts for your old fan see this URL http://www.ceiling-fans-n-more.com/hampton-bay-ceiling-fan-parts.php
since Home Depot sells hampton bay .. then they might have parts as well .. worth a try .. you can also see new models there ..
Hi- One of two things- fault in touchpad/control, or bad motor. If you pull bottom kick panel, with a bright light look underneath for water deposits on botom of aluminum motor case. Any motor seal leak will show up here. If you see any crud on bottom, motor must be replaced. Not uncommon to fail 3-4 yrs.Anyway- motor is about 100$ - control 150-175$ Labor varies.- Hope this helps- ED
Hi, You can connect the CPU fan as normal but it can only run at one speed and voltage hence only having 3 wires. Your other CPU fan which had 4 wire was able to run at 2 different voltages and speeds and are mainly used to keep the noise down and run quietly.