How To Fix A Ceiling Fan Troubleshoot 5 Common Problems
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Problems with a ceiling fan? Don't sweat.(Pun intended).These everyday household appliances operate on simple induction motors, and there are only a handful of things that can go wrong with them.For the DIY'er, this makes diagnosing and repairing problems a relative breeze (again, pun intended).
In this article, we'll walk you through several troubleshooting steps to help determine the culprit, and get that fan back up and running.We'll break down the diagnosing and troubleshooting process based on the following problems: The fan is not working at all (no power, no humming noises, etc.
)The fan makes noise, but the blades are not spinningThe fan is stuck on one speedThe pull cord has broken off inside the fanThe fan makes abnormal buzzing/humming noises, or wobbles excessivelyCeiling Fan Maintenance Before we get into troubleshooting, now would be a good time to say a quick word about maintenance.
The #1 cause of blown ceiling fans comes from overheating due to dust accumulation and/or inadequate lubrication.Make sure you clean your ceiling fans every now and again - don't let dust accumulate on the blades or motor housing, and add a couple drops of household oil from time to time on any moving parts.
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