Ceiling Fan Shorted Out


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Old 01-13-18, 05:54 PM
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Ceiling Fan Shorted Out

My Wife was cleaning our kitchen ceiling fan and she sprayed some cleaner on it and the darn thing shorted out.

both lights and fan no longer works. Is there a way to save it without replacement . What should I check. any advice would be appreciated.
 
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Old 01-13-18, 06:26 PM
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It didn't actually short out.... it just stopped working... correct ?

There are so many different fans it's impossible to say what happened. Usually the remote control is up in the canopy and is easy to change. Some remotes are in as part of the motor assembly. If she squirted the motor area then maybe it got into the receiver. Leaving power to the circuit off overnight may allow it to dry out.
 
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Old 01-13-18, 06:41 PM
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it is a hunter fan , but has no remote control
 
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Old 01-13-18, 06:43 PM
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Hmmmm...... a little cleaning shouldn't have hurt it then. The next logical step would be to check for 120vac at the canopy where the fan connects.
 
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Old 01-13-18, 06:50 PM
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check the wire to see if there is power ?
 
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Old 01-13-18, 07:36 PM
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Yes............that is correct.
 
 

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