Ceiling Fan Troubleshooting & SupportIf you are having a technical ceiling fan problem, you have come to the right place. This page will help you to find the right resources for the ceiling fan issue you are experiencing. There are a lot of repair and troubleshooting resources here, so feel free to browse around to find the right article for your issue.
Ceiling Fan Blade Balancing
If you have a ceiling fan that wobbles, you may need to balance the blades on your fan. There are three reasons why your blades may not be balanced - a bent blade bracket, weight issues or warped blades. This page will explain what causes the fan to wobble and how to resolve it.
The capacitor is usually a black box inside of the fan. If this box appears burnt or melted in any way, it needs to be replaced. Replacing a capacitor is generally easy, if you have the instructions how to replace it. Start by unhooking the wires, and hook the capacitor in place. You'll need to use a replacement capacitor with ohmage and amperage values equal to that of the existing.
How to Install a Ceiling Fan
Our ceiling fan installation guide will advise you how to install your ceiling fan. This is a step by step guide of how to install your ceiling fan. Includes pre-assembly, attaching the mounting bracket, hanging the motor assembly, etc. Also includes information on mounting a hugger ceiling fan as well.
This troubleshooting guide covers a large number of common ceiling fan problems. This includes the following. It can help to determine basic problems with your ceiling fan, and then you can problem solve and troubleshoot from there:
- Fan not working
- Fan light is not working
- Fan is running, but it wobbles or shakes in operation.
- Fan makes humming noises while running in some modes or all modes.
- Fan makes mechanical noise or other noises while running such as knocking, grinding or clicking.
- Fan moves very little air or fan runs very slowly.
This page includes identifying a broken flywheel replacement, which ceiling fan brands use rubber flywheels, and how to replace a broken flywheel once it occurs. Includes step by step instructions on how to replace a broken ceiling fan flywheel for most major brands including Casablanca, Homestead, Emerson, Fasco, Hunter, Minka and many more.