We use and require simple home appliances on a daily basis and do not give much thought to the functioning of these items unless they malfunction. If this occurs, it can cause a lot of inconvenience. Below are a few common questions answered by Experts on ceiling fans, which may help you resolve your issues reasonably and quickly.
First check the house circuits, plugs and other appliances to isolate the problem as a ceiling fan issue. Then check the battery of the transmitter. If the transmitter is working fine or has been replaced, the problem could be with the ceiling fan receiver. Hence it is better to replace the ceiling fan receiver. The following website provides useful information and is a good source to procure parts. http://www.eceilingfans.com
Since the remote is working normally on another fan it rules out a remote error. The problem could lie with the control panel. You may need to replace the fan control board. For this, you require the model number of the ceiling fan. It is generally mentioned on a tag on the top side of the motor.
You can order the part by providing the model number and have it delivered within a day by contacting the Home Depot Hampton Bay parts line on 1-877-527-0313. An alternate contact number is 1-800-330-3267. The website: http://eceilingfans.com/ should also assist you in replacing most of the accessories of Hampton Bay ceiling fans including remotes.
Based on the problem described, the issue could be with the capacitors which operate and control the speeds of the fan. The fan switch box contains the pull chains or the forward/rewind switches. Generally, the capacitors too will be located here. Open the switch box and locate the capacitors. They are usually in the form of small black cylinders. There may be one cylinder or three in one cylinder. They contain numbers or micro farad ratings. If the capacitors look hot, smell bad and have black residue leaking out, it would be sensible to contact your local electrician to take a look and fix the problem. .
Instructions to install/reassemble a ceiling fan are listed below:
The mounting bracket could be loose. To access it you need to disassemble the whole fan. Once you gain access to the mounting bracket, tighten the screws which should resolve the rattling issue. After this is done, reassemble the fan.
Being aware of simple procedures or instructions about installing and fixing problems with ceiling fans can help you solve most of its issues not only by yourself but also more economically. Sometimes it can even eliminate the need to hire local technicians. In order to get answers to more specific questions concerning your ceiling fan, consulting Experts can prove helpful and useful.