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Getting my whooped with my ceiling fan... The fan stopped

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Getting my butt whooped with my ceiling fan... The fan stopped working on my old ceiling fan a few months ago but the lights were still working... fig the motor went out on the fan. Went out today and bought a brand new ceiling fan... Installed it and same thing! Lights but no fan action... help?!?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: A few months
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: nope
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Sam Irvin replied 4 months ago.

Hello, I can help you. Is the ceiling fan controlled by 2 wall switches - 1 for lights and 1 for fan?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
No wall switches...pull cords only
Expert:  Sam Irvin replied 4 months ago.

Oh ok. Do you have a volt meter to test voltage?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
no i dont... will see if I can borrow 1 from a friend
Expert:  Sam Irvin replied 4 months ago.

ok. Let me know