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Old 10-19-2010, 02:26 AM   #1
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Installed New Ceiling Fan But makes Humming Noise


Yup, I got this White Wal-Mart ceiling fan for around 45 bucks. The install went easy, but for some reason any setting I adjust there is this constant humming noise thats very noticeable in the Fan.
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Sometimes you have to put rubber or foam between the base and the ceiling. Haven't seen one yet that is perfectly balanced...something to check out.

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Some manufacturers are never quiet, some are always quiet. Price seems to have nothing to do with it. I have seen noisey Casa Blanca($350) and quiet Hunters($75). I usually buy Hunter, they are consistently quiet.
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Cheap fans are noted for making noise. They use bronze bushings instead of ball bearings in the motor. Get a Hunter.
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