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I have a Hampton Bay 52" ceiling fan / light. (NOT remote control).

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I have a Hampton Bay 52" ceiling fan / light. (NOT remote control). The forward reverse switch is bad. Can I just take it out and run the fan in a forward mode?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Electrical
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
We do not use the "reverse function" on our ceiling fan. Just trying to NOT replace fan. And wire fan with pull chain speed control ... in forward mode.
Expert:  Mike G. replied 2 years ago.
Hi, I'm Mike G and will be glad to assist you. Yes you may bypass the switch but I suggest replacing it. Go to for the part.