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1) Unfortunately, 2 items need to be considered whenever replacing a fan switch as follows:
A) The replacement switch must be identical as to the original switch otherwise the fan pull chain speeds may not work at all or may only work partially. Reason being is that if you purchased a generic switch, it may not work as there are a variety of switching patterns available. There is no standard switch on fans, as they come in many different switching patterns.
B) Fan manufacturers typically do not provide wiring diagrams and/or wire color codes with the fan instructions. I've even seen identical fan models manufactured by the same company that had different wire colors and different switches. If you didn't take a picture or label the wires prior to disconnecting the original switch, it will be a method of trial and error to get the replacement switch to work.
Another possibility is to contact the manufacturer tech support and ask for assistance on the wiring diagram. About the only consistent wire on a pull chain switch will be 1 black wire which is a constant hot wire. The green wire is a ground wire. The remaining wires control the various motor speeds and need to be terminated in the correct order. Your guess is as good as mine:)
2) I recommend to either contact Hunter tech support or eceilingfans shown in the links below: Provide them with the fan model number and the switch model number that you purchased:
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