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When I turn the ceiling fan on the light bulbs are blinking,

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When I turn the ceiling fan on the light bulbs are blinking, what causes this and how can it be fixed?

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

It started about 6 months ago, we have put a new switch in it and it is still doing the same thing

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

I have an electrician here working on it now

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Appliance
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Appliance Technician: Master Tech, Whirlpool Master Technician replied 5 months ago
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My name is Woody.
I`m sorry to hear that your having issues!
I will do my best to take the information that you provide to me and make a Diagnosis for you to be able to repair your own Appliance.
Please note it takes time to type and add links so please be patient.
Also the website will send you a phone call offer that is not from me!

If the lights are blinking that would have to mean that they are losing voltage/ power to the bulbs .

Which means you probably have a loose electrical connection with in the fan (light circuit) inside the fan itself , due to almost every fan has a separate circuit for the lights

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