Hunter ceiling fan help


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Old 02-03-17, 05:37 PM
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Hunter ceiling fan help

Hey guys. I need some help with my Hunter ceiling fan. The chain pull for the light wont shut it off. I have replaced the pull switch and it still wont shut the light off. Please help. Thank you.
 
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Old 02-03-17, 05:45 PM
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Is this a new fan? Is this a new problem? Has it been problematic since the fan was installed? Or has it previously worked correctly?
 
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Old 02-03-17, 06:19 PM
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It used to work just fine as far as i know. And the fan is roughly 3 years old.
 
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Old 02-03-17, 06:22 PM
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You replaced the pullchain switch for the light and the light doesn't shut off?
Maybe the new switch is defective.

There are only two wires on it so it shouldn't be any kind of mystery.
 
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I don't mean for this to sound silly but, what did the old switch do or not do? I mean, when the problem occurred, did the switch click normally when you pulled it etc? I guess what I am getting at is was there something that the switch did or didn't do that made you think or KNOW that it is the switch that was bad. I guess I am just trying to rule out the switch. Like PJmax asked, my first basic thought was, maybe the switch wasn't bad in the first place. If we know the old switch was no good, it possible the new switch is defective. However, if we can figure out that old switch was not the problem, we can move on to something else.
 
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Old 02-03-17, 07:21 PM
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The old switch didnt click when pulled and the light never shut off. So i assumed that was the problem. Now the new one clicks and still doesnt shut the light off. I even thought the wires were hooked up wrong and switched them around and nothing. Im thinking the capacitor is the problem now. Not sure though.
 
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Old 02-03-17, 08:06 PM
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Im thinking the capacitor is the problem now. Not sure though.
The capacitor is for the motor not the light. If the switch you changed goes to a capacitor it is the wrong switch.
 
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Old 02-03-17, 09:25 PM
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The switch has two wires. And they connect to two blue wires that come from a black box. Which im assuming is a capacitor of some sort.
 
 

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