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Old 06-21-2009, 08:32 PM   #1
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ceiling fan problem


I have a Hunter ceiling fan (remote only controls) that you can control the fan with the remote, but you can't turn off the lights so you need to unscrew the light bulbs to turn off the lights.

Any suiggestions on how to fix?

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Old 06-21-2009, 08:40 PM   #2
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You need a fan/light control.
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Old 06-21-2009, 08:42 PM   #3
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what?
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Old 06-21-2009, 08:46 PM   #4
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how to fix fan remote control problem


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The remote that you have that controls your fan does it have a light button on it? Or does it just have a fan?
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It has a power button, button for ceiling fan speeds and a button for the light. The power and fan contril works, but just the light does not turn off. It worked at one time.
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Bad remote receiver. Replace it.
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I am going to try to change the dip switch settings first. Where are they normally at in the ceiling fan?
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The DIP switches affect both the fan and light functions. IF the fan works, but the lights don't then the dimmer module in the remote receiver is probably shot. Changing the DIP switches won't fix this.
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Did you hook up the blue wire from the light kit to the blue wire on the receiver? That sure sounds like your problem to me. There is a wiring diagram on the receiver. One wire for the light and one wire for the fan. Check the connections in the ceiling box. The dip switch settings have nothing to do with your issue. If the fan comes on with the remote so should the light. If it's connected correctly take it back and get a new one.
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