Hunter ceiling fan 52030: bypassing the remote?


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Old 02-05-17, 01:46 PM
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Hunter ceiling fan 52030: bypassing the remote?

Hi all,

The fan is one year old and it does no longer power on, no lights, no fan, dead.

I checked the following:

1) Power at the switch is OK
2) The switch is new, but I tested it and it works correctly.
3) Remote control battery is OK

So, it's either the transmitter or the receiver.
I am not sure how to verify which of the two is faulty, but reading around I noticed that most of those receivers are pure junk so I am not going to buy a new junk to replace and old one.

I can live without remote, but I read that the capacitors in the receiver have a say in the whole process and I want to do things well and overall meant to last.

My first question is:

Is it possible to achieve what I want to do?
Essentially, make my remote controlled fan manual and simply operate the 3 fan speeds and lights with the existing chains and power switch?

If yes, would you please advice me how to do it once I have removed the receiver?

Thank you for your help!

Alex
 
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Old 02-05-17, 03:55 PM
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The parts listing shows that remote receiver to be a generic receiver...... not one with the capacitors in it.

You need to drop the upper canopy. If it's there.... it's easy to remove.
If you have pull chains..... the remote is definitely removable.

After dropping the canopy.... if you see the remote module it will have 5-6 wires on it.
Black and white for power in. Black, white and blue for power out.
Connect the fans black and blue to the black wire.
Connect the fans white wire to the white wire.


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Old 02-06-17, 04:23 PM
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Thank you Pete.

By curiosity, how would I know which of the two components is faulty, between transmitter and receiver?

Is there a best practice to find this out?

Alex
 
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Old 02-06-17, 04:24 PM
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9 out of 10 times it's a defective handheld remote.
 
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Hi Pete,

Just a note to say that I followed your instructions and now everything is working fine with my fan.

I removed the receiver and its label on the back says:

Capacitor Fan Speed Control
P/N K021911000



It sounds like it's got capacitors in it, do you think I may have problems in the future without them?

Thank you!
Alex
 
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Old 02-11-17, 05:43 PM
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Hunter tech service says it's discontinued. Ok....so I get the new replacement number and it's discontinued.

Yes.... it's a capacitive type of controller but I'm pretty sure it works along side the ones inside the fan. If it was the integral type..... the fan would not start at all without it.
It would most likely just sit there and hum.

If the pull chains are working correctly. You're set. There won't be any further issues.
 
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Thank you Pete,

Yes, the chains are working fine, 3 speeds + lights

Alex
 
 

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