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Does the dimmer only control the light on the ceiling fan? Are the fan & light switched separately?
Let me look for info on that flashing LED. If the fan was good before it should be okay now but one way you could test it is to turn the power off connect those wires together after taking the dinner out and then turn the power back on and see if the fan works.
I will respond here when I find the info on the flashing LED thank you
Please let me know if the fan works once you bypass the switches, thanks
Check the total watts of the lamps controlled by the dimmer, are they over 600 watts?
Can you upload a picture of the dimmer as connected? Thanks
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1) What type of light bulbs are you using for the light kit? Incandescent or LED or CFL or Halogen?
2) Please provide me with the model number of the Lutron Maestro dimmer switch?
Thanks for the replies and picture.
1) The Lutron Maestro fan control switch is only rated for incandescent or halogen light bulbs. It is not rated for CFL light bulbs as the type shown in your picture.
2) Have you tried installing a regular incandescent light bulb in the light kit?
3) Do you have the Lutron mating canopy module installed at the ceiling box?
1) Also, make sure the fan and light kit pull chains are set to the highest setting.
OK, very good.....Thank you for the replies.
1) Yes, I recommend to install a regular incandescent light bulb in the light kit and see if that corrects the problem.
2) Also, make sure the fan and light kit pull chains are set to the highest setting. Once the fan controller is installed, the pull chains are no longer used but they must remain on the highest setting.
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Yes, I'm sure.
1) If the light sockets can only accept the "twist-on" GU24 style CFL light bulbs, you will not be able to use the Lutron Maestro dimmer switch for the fan since this dimmer switch model is not rated for CFL light bulbs.
2) You will need to install a dimmer switch that is rated for CFL dimmable light bulbs.
3) What type of wall switch did you previously have prior to installing the Lutron Maestro? Was it also a dimmer switch or just a regular ON/OFF snap type of switch?
1) Interesting. Based on the product description of the Lutron Maestro "MA-LFQHW-WH" as shown in the Home Depot link below, it shows "For use with incandescent and halogen bulbs only"
I don't see how this dimmer switch could work properly with a CFL light bulb?
2) If it did work with the CFL bulbs, they must be rated as dimmable. CFL bulbs come in 2 flavors...ie.........non-dimmable or dimmable.
If that is the case, then the switch and/or the canopy module must be an out-of-box failure or defective. Since the fan is still able to be controlled by the pull chains, obviously the fan is working correctly.
Since two consecutive controllers don't work, I recommend switching over to a different brand.
If you have an AC voltmeter available, you can temporarily disconnect the canopy module output to the fan wiring harness and measure for 120 volts ON & OFF directly at the canopy output yellow wire for the fan and at the canopy red wire for the light.
When turning the controller ON or OFF, the output voltage at the canopy wires should also toggle from 120 volts (ON) to 0 volts (OFF). This will confirm if the switch and the canopy module are communicating with each other.