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I have a Hunter ceiling fan that won't shut off and

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I have a Hunter ceiling fan that won't shut off and works by remote only. I've changed the battery multiple times and it still doesn't work. I've tried cutting the power to that part of the house and the fan keeps going. HELP!
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I'm Mike G and I'll be assisting you. Are there pullchain switches on the fan?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Would it help if I send a picture of the fan?
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.

Turn off the main breaker, open the canopy and disconnect the black wire. That will stop the fan. Reset your main to restore power to the house. Check the fan body for dip switches. When found verify the dip switches in the remote are set the same. After all that, let me know what happened.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
There were no dip switches in the fan itself. I only have them in the remote. After checking all that and turning the fan back on, the fan now consistantly clicks and the fan barely moves. The click is coming from the housing receiver.
Expert:  Mike G. replied 1 year ago.

From your description of the results I would think the receiver has failed and should be replaced. They are available at the link below or a replacement of the fan may be around the same costs.