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Kevin, Licensed Electrical Contractor
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Experience:  30 years Licensed Electrical Contractor in Illinois, Adjunct College Electrical Instructor, Former Electrical Inspector, Diploma: Digital Electronics, FCC Technician License
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I have a Harbor Breeze fan modle# 40190. I heard a pop and

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I have a Harbor Breeze fan modle# ***** I heard a pop and now the fan will not run at any of the 6 speeds. The light work fine.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: Two days
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No that all
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Kevin replied 6 months ago.

Hello and welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you with your electrical question.

1) It is possible that the capacitor has become defective. The capacitor is responsible for controlling the motor speeds.

2) Drop the light kit. At the bottom area of the motor where the light kit attaches, there will be a capacitor. Perform a visual inspection and see if any burnt or melting marks on the cap. If so, the cap will need to be replaced with an identical micro-farad rating (uF).

3) See link shown below for an example of a fan motor capacitor:

Expert:  Kevin replied 6 months ago.

Hope this helps………If you have any additional questions, just let me know and I’ll be glad to answer them for you.

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Expert:  Kevin replied 6 months ago.

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