How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Alex Your Own Question
Alex, Master Electrician
Category: Electrical
Satisfied Customers: 1750
Experience:  Owner of independent electrical contracting company. Licensed Electrical Contractor in CT.
Type Your Electrical Question Here...
Alex is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have a Hunter model 21778 ceiling fan. Recently the light

Resolved Question:

I have a Hunter model 21778 ceiling fan. Recently the light started blinking like a strobe light when it is turned on. The fan seems to work fine, but if the light is on with the fan on the blinking is faster. what is going on and how can I fix this?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Alex replied 5 years ago.
Hello. is this fan remote control fan? what type of bulbs do you have ( incandescent, fluorescent) ? do you have a dimmer for the unit?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

it is not a remote control fan. The problem started recently with the original bulbs that worked fine up until now. They are not fluorescent. I do have the fan on a dimmer switch which I use to dim the light. It's not a dimmer specific for a ceiling fan.



Expert:  Alex replied 5 years ago.
It sounds like a loose wire. you can start look for it by taking the light kit part down and check if there is any wire that is going to the light kit is loose? Please let me know if you find anything.
Alex and other Electrical Specialists are ready to help you

Related Electrical Questions